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Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3 / Alcatel OT-5050

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3 / Alcatel OT-5050. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and usability. The price and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3 / Alcatel OT-5050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

The cheapest 4G phone you can get

Low price for a 4G phone, Cute design

Poor games support at present, Poor screen, Some build quality concerns

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3 Review: In Depth

 

We review the cheapest 4G phone out right now, the dinky Alcatel One Touch Pop S3 smartphone.Alcatel One Touch has a great little niche carved out with its series of impressively affordable Androids, and…

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Alcatel Pop S3 with EE

 

For those who want – and can receive - 4G this item is currently the cheapest PAYG 4G phone on the market. It is a smaller handset that is probably best suited to someone with smaller hands; certainly my large mitts struggled with the onscreen keyboard.

The Alcatel Pop S3 Android based smart phone measures 12x6.5x1cm and weights 135grams. The viewable screen is 5.3x8.7cm and this is described as 4inch using the imperial diagonal measurement. The top has 3.5mm socket for headphones, a pin hole...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

The Alcatel One Touch Pop S3 might be tough to pronounce without stumbling, but at least it's not tough on your wallet: this Android smartphone with a 5MP camera rings up just £80 at the till, yet still manages to provide 4G connectivity for super...

There was a place for cheap phones like the Pop S3, once upon a time. Now though they’ve been replaced by affordable ones like the Moto G, and what spectacular substitutes they are. We’ll take Motorola’s build quality, bang up to date software and...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Anoushka (reevoo.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

It does what it says on the tin

Just the quality of the selfie camera, but at that price I can't really complain

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Marsha (reevoo.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

It's lightweight, it looks good

Poor quality camera

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: Sandrine (reevoo.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

Cheap and cheerful smartphone with a nice interface, quick response times and a decent battery life (although I did experience battery drain when network coverage went patchy)

Lots of bloatware bundled in, half of which can't be uninstalled, only disabled. Camera pictures aren't great in low light but the software included allows you to compensate

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: paul (reevoo.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

Good little phone with a non expensive price tag

Battery life could be better

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Anoushka (reevoo.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

easy to use for a beginner and simple interface

limited internal storage

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Laura (reevoo.com)

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

 

It's light, screen is a nice size, back covers are nice ; dropped it in the dogs water bowl and put it in a bowl of rice and it still worked :)

Not good battery life, only has one official flip-cover which I cannot find to purchase anywhere ; Very slippery back covers

Aug, 2014
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2000
Battery technology:Lithium
Standby time (2G):400
Standby time (3G):22
Talk time (2G):12
Talk time (3G):3

Call management

Call hold: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Multi-shot: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera: Yes
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video stabilizer: Yes

Design

Colour of product:White / White, Yellow
Form factor:Bar

Display

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

Ergonomics

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

Memory

Internal RAM:1

Messaging

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

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3 / AAC, AAC+, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Speakers:Mono
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Voice codecs:AMR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location: Yes

Networking

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

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3 Jelly Bean
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:4
Processor frequency:1.2

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3 Jelly Bean

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:32

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

User memory:1.5

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.8
Height :12.3
Weight:130
Width:6.44