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Home » Alcatel launches the A7 and A7 XL at IFA 2017, redesigned with new features
Alcatel launched their latest line of smartphones at IFA 2017 - the Alcatel A7 and A7 XL. Read more here.

Alcatel launched their latest line of smartphones at IFA 2017 – the Alcatel A7 and A7 XL.

Alcatel A7

The Alcatel A7 seems appealing for those people who want a “fast and a powerful companion”. It sports a 5.5-inch (1920×1080) Full HD LTPS display protected by Dragontrail glass, powered by a MediaTek octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable storage as well as 4000mAh battery that will last longer than your typical 3000mAh midrange smartphone. More details on the specs below.

Alcatel A7 (image via Google)

 

Alcatel A7 Specs

  • Display: 5.5-inch Full HD LTPS display, 1920×1080 resolution, ~401ppi, Dragontrail Glass protection
  • SoC/CPU: MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor
  • RAM/ROM: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 128GB
  • Front Camera: 8-megapixel front camera, 84-degree wide-angle, LED flash
  • Rear Camera: 16-megapixel rear camera, PDAF, dual-tone flash
  • Connectivity, Features and Wireless: GSM, 3G, 4G LTE Cat 6, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, Fingerprint scanner, GPS, A-GPS, microUSB
  • Dimensions: 152.7 x 76.5 x 8.95mm
  • Weight: 164g
  • Color: Metallic Black
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery, <2.4 hrs charging time (9v, 1.67A)
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat

 

Alcatel A7 XL

It’s simply the same Alcatel X7, but having a bigger 6-inch Full HD display and a dual-camera setup at the back (12-megapixel primary camera with another 2-megapixel one for capturing depth information) that lets you shoot pictures that gives you the ‘bokeh’ effect that you really love. Also, it runs Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box, compared to only 7.0 on its smaller sibling.

Alcatel A7 (image via Google)

Alcatel A7 XL Specs

  • Display: 6-inch Full HD LTPS display, 1920×1080 resolution, ~367ppi, Dragontrail Glass protection
  • SoC/CPU: MediaTek MT6750S octa-core processor
  • RAM/ROM: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 128GB
  • Front Camera: 5-megapixel (Interpolated to 8-megapixel) front camera, LED flash
  • Dual Rear Camera: 12-megapixel +2-megapixel dual rear camera, PDAF, dual-tone flash
  • Connectivity, Features and Wireless: GSM, 3G, 4G LTE Cat 4, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, microUSB, Fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 159.6 x 81.5x 8.65mm
  • Weight: 175g
  • Colors: Matte Black, Matte Gold
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery, <2.4 hrs charging time (9v, 1.67A)
  • OS: Android 7.1 Nougat

 

Pricing and Availability

The A7 is priced by default at EUR229.99 (~PhP14k) while its larger sibling, the A7 XL is at EUR239.99 (~PhP14.6k). There isn’t any word yet particularly on availability of these handsets outside Europe especially here in the Philippines.

But we’ll update you when these informations have reached us.

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