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Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D

Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D
alaScore 86

22 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the usability and performance are generally positive. The price and reliability also get good opinions.

size, reliability, price, performance, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (

Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) Review


We review Alcatel One Touch's Pop 2, an affordable 4.5-inch phone that packs 4G for under £100.

4G support ; Plain but simple design ; Solid battery life

Basic camera ; Screen beaten by rivals ; Bloatware

The Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 is a respectable budget offering, packing 4G, a reasonably smooth user experience and solid battery life into a plain yet strangely attractive handset. The screen and camera are bettered by rivals, while the excessive...

Feb, 2015

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2000 / 2500
Battery recharge time:4 / 4.5
Battery technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:17 / 40
Standby time (2G):250 / 400 / 500
Standby time (3G):200 / 400 / 500
Talk time (2G):12 / 6 / 8
Talk time (3G):13 / 5

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes


Body SAR (EU):0.828
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Head SAR (EU):0.626


Colour of product:Black / Black, White / Silver, White / White
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:10.2 / 11.4 / 12.7
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 480 x 854
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Dual-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:1


Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCM / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, WAV / AAC, AAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:AVC, H.264, H.265, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, XVID / H.262, H.263, H.265, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP8, XVID / H.263, H.264, MKV, MPEG4, VC-1, XVID
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA, HSPA+ / UMTS
4G: Yes
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Packaging Content

Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4 / 5.0 / 5.0 Lollipop
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm / 3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:4
Processor frequency:1.2


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.4 / 5.0 / 5.0 Lollipop


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Included memory card size:32
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:4 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search / Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube
User memory:5


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.23 / 9.7 / 9.95
Height :12.2 / 13.2 / 14.1
Weight:125 / 147 / 174
Width:6.44 / 6.54 / 7.15