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Alcatel One Touch 3040
Alcatel One Touch 3040
Alcatel One Touch 3040
Alcatel One Touch 3040

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The Alcatel One Touch 3040 currently has an Informr score of 5.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 13 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

With it’s 3.5-inch touchscreen display, 2 megapixel camera and a range of apps and services, the Alcatel 3040 is an affordable pay-as-you-go device that attempts to emulate the latest smartphone technology.

While the 260-mhz processor and 128MB of RAM won’t allow for multitasking or other processor intensive tasks, reviews from Usapang Tekno claim that the device works well and is responsive for basic features, such as emailing, texting or checking on your social media accounts.

The screen on the phone features a 320-by-480 pixel resolution. While this is enough for daily use, it’s far from HD. However, reviews state that text is clear and the screen is bright. For added flexibility, a dual-sim model, the 3040D, is available in some markets. A single three-hour charge is stated to yield 8 hours of talk time, 17 hours of music playback and nearly three weeks of standby time.

While the phone is not a cutting edge device, it’s not priced as one. For a starter smartphone, or as a backup for your newer device, the price makes the phone a respectable bargain.

The Good: Affordable pricing, exceptional battery life and support for memory cards.

The Bad: Weak processor, low-resolution display, limited app support and low-resolution camera.

Operating system
Operating system
260 MHz
260 MHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
2+ MP
2+ MP
1000 mAh

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Common Questions

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Alcatel backs up the One Touch 3040 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your One Touch 3040 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 One Touch 3040's screen size is 3.5 inches with x pixels resolution.

260 MHz

There is a 260 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

2+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ MP camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

128 MB

Internal memory is 128 MB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1000 mAh battery. Alcatel's performance ratings are 23.3 days standby time.

One Touch 3040 Specs

Release Date May 20, 2013
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System No

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Processor 260 MHz
Internal Storage 128 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.725 W/kg
Body: 0.86 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 1.1
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 8 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Rear Camera Info
Night mode, Self-timer, Exposure value
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters
15 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel Density 165 pixels
Size 3.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to 23.3 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Anthracite, Apple Green, Cherry Red, Fresh Rose, Officer, Pure White, Turquoise
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.9 x 6.0 x 1.2 cm (4.3 x 2.4 x 0.5 in)
Weight 98 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Information Messaging: SMS, MMS
Graphics: Yes
Backlit Illumination: Yes
Predictive Text Entry: eZiText
Voicemail Key: Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock: Yes
Contact List Capacity: 250
Multiple Numbers Per Contact: Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups: Yes
Photo Caller ID: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Email Client: Yes
Email Protocols: POP3
PC Synchronization: Yes
Java Application: Yes
Audio Formats: MIDI, MP3, AMR-NB
Video Playback Formats: 3GP / 3GPP
Streaming Video: Yes
Custom Ringtones: Yes
Vibration Alert: Yes
Downloadable Ringtones: Yes
Ringer ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Data Tethering: Yes
Radio: Yes (FM/RDS)
Games: Downloadable
Apps: Downloadable
Included Software / Apps: -
To-Do / Task List, Calendar, World Clock, Alarm, Calculator, Currency Converter, NotePad, Voice Memos / Recorder

Other Names (AKA): Alcatel One Touch 3040G, Alcatel OT-3040
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