After having launched a series of smartphones in Europe and the US, Alcatel has now made its way to India. Alcatel has launched its A5 LED and A7 smartphones in India priced at Rs 12,999 and Rs 13,999 respectively. Both smartphones are currently available for purchase on Amazon India bundled with some offers. Also Read - Toshiba Ultimate 4K TV Review (50U5050)Also Read - Garmin Venu SQ series of smartwatches launched in India: Price, availability, features
The Alcatel A5 LED is being offered with a free Alcatel Power+ PC01C Back Cover, while Alcatel A7 buyers get a free TCL moveband. Also on offer is free Reliance Jio data up to 200GB with 5GB limit per day for four months, and a free one time screen replacement offer up to 90 days. These launch offers are valid only till November 13. The Alcatel A5 LED is available in black color, and the Alcatel A7 comes in two color options of Metallic Black and Metallic Gold.
Alcatel A5 LED specifications, features
The Alcatel A5 LED was first unveiled at MWC 2017. The smartphone’s highlight is its LED back panel. It comes bundled with the LIGHTUP+ MOD LED cover, which can be customized for calls, messages and notifications. In terms of specifications, the Alcatel A5 LED features a 5.2-inch HD (780p) display. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM, and 16GB of expandable storage. ALSO READ: Alcatel Idol 5 with MediaTek Helio P20 SoC launched: Price, specifications
In the photography department, the Alcatel A5 LED sports a 13-megapixel rear camera of f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. Up front, it houses a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash for selfies. On the software front, it runs on Android Marshmallow out-of-the-box. Its connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE and ViLTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,100mAh battery. ALSO READ: Alcatel U5 HD with MediaTek MT6737 SoC, Android Nougat launched: Specifications, features
Alcatel A7 specifications, features
Recently unveiled at IFA 2017, the Alcatel A7 flaunts a bigger 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) display. Under its hood runs a MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz. The smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. For photography, the Alcatel A7 features a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front camera. Armed with a 4,000mAh battery, the Alcatel A7 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. Its connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE and ViLTE support, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. ALSO READ: Alcatel Idol 5S, A30 Plus, A50 smartphones launched: Price, specifications and features
Considering its price and specifications, the Alcatel A5 LED will compete against the likes of Lenovo K8 Plus and Moto G5S. The Alcatel A7, on the other hand, will go up against Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 and the Nokia 6.