For Alcatel there was decent success at Mobile World Congress. One who has visited their booth can easily say that Alcatel has got something for this year. With more than a dozen smartphone at their booth, most of them Android smartphones, Alcatel might be back on track soon.
We did go through all the smartphone and most of them were powered with Android. Here we go through the specifications of OneTouch Smart 991 phones announced by Alcatel which is similar as that of OneTouch 991 Play.
Alcatel OneTouch Smart 991 SmartPhone
OneTouch Smart 991 by Alcatel is a dual SIM mobile phone which more often has the same specification of its sibling 991 Play. Looking through the it is mostly looks like Samsung Galaxy Ace except at the capacitive touch button seen at the bottom of the screen. As visible on the phone there are four capacitive touchscreen button so called Menu key, home key, back key and the search key. The phone comes with a 4 inches HVGA capacitive touchscreen display and it includes 800 Mhz single core processor. This is an affordable mid range smartphone and it comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.
We are sure that this phone will not receive an Ice Cream Sandwich update and Alcatel too didn’t comment on this. As going through the hardware specifications it’s certain that it’s not capable for ICS to be deployed. The phone comes with 3 mega pixel camera on the rear side to take decent enough photos and front facing VGA camera can be used to for video chat and video calls. Along with the front facing VGA camera you can find a spot for proximity sensor.
Since this phone is loaded with Android operating system, it comes with various predefined Google free services like Google Maps, Google Mail, Google Picasa, Google YouTube, Orkut, Google Buzz and Android Market to install various widgets, applications and softwares for free or paid which can be used. The important specifications of OneTouch Smart 991 are as follows –
- 4 inches HVGA capacitive touchscreen display
- 800 mhz processor
- Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- 3 mega pixel camera
- Proximity Sensor
- Front Facing VGA Camera
- HD Voice
- Dual SIM optional
Alcatel didn’t comment on the availability and the price of this mobile phone and it was just the announcement of various other smartphones as well at Mobile World Congress.