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Alcatel 3 (2019)
Alcatel 3 (2019)
Alcatel 3 (2019)
Alcatel 3 (2019)
Alcatel 3 (2019)

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The Alcatel 3 (2019) currently has an Informr score of 7.6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2 GHz
2 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
13+ MP, f/2.0
13+ MP, f/2.0
3500 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Alcatel 3 (2019) is a rock-solid budget smartphone that excelled in daily use. The system always remained smooth during our tests, with simple apps loading quickly. TCL has equipped the device with a bright and contrast-rich display that impressed us too. Moreover, the Alcatel 3 (2019) has excel...

- Mike Wobker, Notebookcheck

If you’re after the essentials and then some, the Alcatel 3 isn't without compromise but it does deliver the goods.

- Fergus Halliday, PCWorld
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Gadget Guy

Well-made, reasonably fully featured, good large screen and camera that takes better than social media shots in most conditions. This is the smartphone you should buy if you don’t have the cash or if your kids want a little more than a pre-paid 1x or 1s.

- Ray Shaw, Gadget Guy

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Alcatel backs up the 3 (2019) with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your 3 (2019) has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Alcatel support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Alcatel's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Alcatel 3 (2019)'s screen size is 5.94 inches with 720 x 1560 pixels resolution.

2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP, f/2.0 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3500 mAh battery. Alcatel's performance ratings are 1194 minutes.

3 (2019) Specs

Release Date March 31, 2019
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.67 W/kg
Body: 1.62 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headset, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/2.0
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR, Dual camera feature (5 MP second camera, f/2.4), AI imaging technology, Real-time Bokeh, Refocus, Scene detection, AR animated characters, Google lens
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Panorama, Aperture F2.0, HDR, Fixed Focus, LCD flash, AR animated characters, Face beautification, Real-time photo/vide filters, Social Mode, Micro-video
Video Recording Parameters
HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels
Pixel Density 289 pixels
Size 5.94 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail)
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to 420 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1194 minutes
Standby Time Up to 39.6 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Blue-purple gradient, Black-blue gradient
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.11 x 6.97 x 0.8 cm (6 x 2.7 x 0.3 in)
Weight 145 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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