The Chinese smartphone maker Alcatel has come up with world’s first smartphone featuring 4 cameras. This smartphone called “Flash” is a refreshed version of Alcatel’s original Flash smartphone from 2014.
Dual Front and Back Cameras:
This new Alcatel Flash smartphone features two cameras on the back and two on the front. The rear ones have 13-Megapixel sensors, one of them is RGB and the other one is monochrome. These cameras have Sony IMX258 sensor and f/2.0 aperture. The back camera setup also features Dual-tone LED Flash and PDAF autofocus. For video this camera setup also support 4K recording.
The selfie camera setup is quite interesting as well, packing a duo of 8-Megapixel and 5-Megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture, Dual-tone LED flash and PDAF autofocus.
Alcatel Flash Design and Hardware:
The cameras are the key-highlight of this phone, however the symmetrical design is also worth mentioning. The phone is made of metal and has brushed aluminum texture on the back.
Alcatel Flash packs a 5.5” IPS Display, protected by Dragontrail Glass offering 1080p resolution. It also features, Fingerprint-resistant Oleophobic coating on the screen.
Beneath that this phone packs a MediaTek Helio X20 MT6797 Deca-core processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. You can expand the storage up to 128GB with a dedicated microSD card slot.
It also includes a rear-mounted fingerprint, USB Type-C port, dual SIM 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, and GPS. To power all of this there is a 3100mAh non-removable battery, with no mention of fast-charging.
Pricing and Availability:
Right now this phone is only listed at the Alcatel UAE website for a price of 1299 AED, it roughly translates to Rs. 37,000. We might expect to see this phone in Pakistan in the next couple of months, however the pricing may be different.