Alcatel A5 LED, Alcatel A7 mid-rangers launched in India

Alcatel is releasing two new smartphone in India: the A5 LED, that was first introduced at MWC 2017, and A7, which debut at IFA. Both are mid-range smartphones, but the most interesting one is the A5 LED.

The Alcatel A5 LED has a semi-modular design and is said to be the world's first interactive LED-covered smartphone. It comes with LIGHTUP+ MOD, which is basically a snap-on rear cover embedded with an array of LEDs which light up dynamically and produce unique patterns for notifications like incoming calls, messages, social media alerts and alarms. The removable rear cover, snaps to the phone body and interfaces with the hardware via spring-loaded pins.

In terms of specifications there is nothing special, as it packs entry-level specs. The A5 LED has 5.2-inch HD display, 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6572 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 8MP/5MP cameras and 2800mAh battery. The dual-SIM phone runs the now dated Android Marshmallow, and supports 4G VoLTE. It also has home button, but no fingerprint scanner.

As for the Alcatel A7, it offers beefier specs than A5 LED. It features 5.5-inch Full HD display and is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750T processor backed by Mali T860 GPU and 4GB RAM. On-board storage is 32GB, which can be expanded via microSD card. 

It has 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, and 8MP front facing camera assisted by LED flash. It runs Android Nougat, supports 4G VoLTE, NFC and packs a beefy 4000mAh battery. Fingerprint scanner is also part of the package.

Coming to the pricing, the Alcatel A5 LED is priced at Rs. 12,999 and is available exclusively from Amazon India in Metallic Silver color. There's also an optional 3100mAh Power+ PC01C MOD accessory that will set you back by Rs. 3,999. The Alcatel A7 on the other hand is also exclusively available from Amazon India for Rs. 13,999 in Metallic Gold and Metallic Black color. Alcatel is also offering free TCL moveband fitness tracker worth Rs. 2,499 with the purchase of the handset.

Additionally, both Alcatel A5 LED and A7 comes with  one-time free screen replacement, exchange offers, no-cost EMIs and up to 20GB additional data (5GB data per month for four months) from Reliance Jio.

Kaiser Bey
Kaiser is a tech enthusiast who likes to write, read and talk about tech. He dreams of going to Mars and never come back. We hope that you find his posts on AndroGuider helpful and informative
Alcatel A5 LED, Alcatel A7 mid-rangers launched in India Alcatel A5 LED, Alcatel A7 mid-rangers launched in India Reviewed by Kaiser on 11/11/2017 08:00:00 PM
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