The bang-for-the-buck smartphone competition is getting more intense this summer as Alcatel is set to release its newest smartphone, the Flash Plus, on May 1, bringing in a sub-Php7k price tag.
Equipped with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with OGS and Dragontail glass, 2GB RAM, Dual LTE, and a 3500mAh battery, the impending arrival of Alcatel’s newest smartphone may be a threat to other bang-for-the-buck smartphones in the market.
The Flash Plus currently has Android KitKat out of the box, but is said to be upgradeable to Lollipop with an update arriving in a month or two.
Alcatel Flash Plus specs:
5.5-inch IPS LCD @ 720Ã—1280 pixels
Dragontrail Glass, Japan OGS full lamination
Mediatek MT6752M 1.5GHz octa-core processor
Mali T760 MP2 GPU
16GB, 32GB internal storage
up to 32GB via microSD
Dual-SIM, Dual-LTE, FDD/TD-LTE
13MP rear camera with Sony IMX214 1/3.06-inch CMOS sensor, LED flash, f2.0
8MP front-facing camera, f2.0
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS with aGPS support
Li-Ion 3,500mAh battery
Android 4.4 KitKat, upgradeable to Android 5.0 Lollipop
The expected price for the said device? According to information pried by YugaTech, Alcatel representatives pegged the smartphone to sport a Php6,990 price tag and is set to be released at the local market on May 1.