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Alcatel opens virtual Amazon shopfront for its high quality affordable smartphones

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Alcatel has opened a dedicated Amazon virtual shopfront to make it even easier and faster for Australians to get their hands on the company’s affordable and feature-packed new range of smartphones.

The Alcatel smartphones are all sub $200 and available now through Amazon.
These include the Alcatel 3 ($139), the Alcatel 1X ($109) and the Alcatel 1S ($199).

“Affordable technology is arguably more important now than ever before, as we are all watching our dollars and needing them to stretch as far as possible,” says Alcatel Mobile regional managing director Sam Skontos.

“Today’s announcement of an official local shopfront on Amazon Australia ensures we give consumers the choice of some fantastic sub-$200 options as they consider an online purchase, perhaps for the first time.

“I have spoken for a long time about the importance of investing in brands that in-turn invest locally in staff, customer support and community activity, and consumers can have peace of mind that they will be well supported. Alcatel is a brand they can trust, that I have personally led in Australia for over a decade now.

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“It is equally important that I reinforce the importance of purchasing through an official, Australian site, be it Alcatel or any other brand in the technology space.

“This is always important as it is in everyone’s interests to ensure only products that meet Australia’s stringent local safety standards make it into Australia. But it is even more important now as we seek to support Australian companies and jobs.”

Alcatel 3

ALCATEL 3 – $139

Onboard is a dual-rear camera (13MP + 5MP, interpolated to 16MP + 5MP), with real-time bokeh, post shoot refocus and AI scene detection to give you the ideal setting and instantly optimise the shotting of 21 different photo subjects, including portraits, plants, animals, food and more. The Alcatel 3 has a 5.9-inch HD+ Super Full View Display with Face Key security and a fingerprint sensor offer. Available in blue and purple gradient and black and blue gradient from Amazon.

 Key specs:

– 5.9“ HD+ Super Full View Display with mini notch

– SDM439 chipset, Octa-core CPU

– 13MP + 5MP dual rear camera with real-time bokeh, AI imaging technology & AR emoji’s

– 3500mAh battery

– 32GB ROM + 3GB RAM

ALCATEL 1X – $109

The Alcatel 1X has a modern pebble finish, secure access with FaceKey and a fingerprint sensor along with the signature FullView 18:9 Display, Also onboard a dual 13MP + 2MP (interpolated to 16MP + 2 MP) camera with post-shot refocus and real-time bokeh. Available in pebble blue and pebble black from Amazon.

 Key specs:

– 5.5” HD+ IPS, 83% screen-to-body ratio

– MT6739, Quad-core CPI

– 13MP + 2MP dual rear cameras with depth sensor

– 3000mAh battery

– 16GB ROM + 2GB RAM

Alcatel 1S

ALCATEL 1S – $199

The device has a 5.5-inch Full View 18:9 HD+ Display, as well as an 81 percent screen-to-body ratio that provides a great viewing experience. The dual rear camera (13MP + 2MP) and single LED flash allows you to take the perfect selfie.  And you don’t need to worry about privacy issues with the fingerprint sensor and Face Key feature providing two layers of protection. The Alcatel 1S includes a sizeable memory for the price point (32GB ROM and 3GB RAM) and impressive performance with an octa-core processor. Available in pebble blue and pebble black from Amazon.

 Key specs:

– 5.5” HD+ IPS, 81.3%* screen-to-body ratio

– SC9863A, Octa-core CPU

– 12MP + 2MP Dual Rear Cameras, LED flash

– 3060mAh battery

– 32GB ROM + 3GB RAM