The Alcatel Flash 2 has been launched in India, priced at Rs. 9,299. The smartphone will go on sale via Flipkart from October 27.
The smartphone, which will be sold in its Volcanic Grey colour variant, comes with a 5-inch IPS LCD HD display (720x1280 screen resolution) with 5-point multi-touch capacitive touchscreen. The Alcatel Flash 2 is powered by a a 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with Mali-T720MP4 GPU. It comes paired with 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB internal storage that can be expanded by via microSD card (up to 128GB).
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Other features of the handset include a 13-megapixel rear-camera (Samsung S5K3M2 ISOCELL Sensor) with Phase Detection Autofocus and f/2.0 aperture. It supports autofocus and up to 4 times digital zoom, and can record videos in full-HD video resolution. It bears a 'realtone' flash module.
On the front side, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture and support for autofocus and company's baked in Beauty Mode, and V Gesture recognition features. The front-camera also features an LED flash module.
There's a 3000mAh battery on board the Alcatel Flash 2, which as the company claims, can last for 25 hours on a single charge on 2G network. On the connectivity front, the dual-SIM dual-standby capable Alcatel Flash 2 supports Indian 4G bands, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and Micro-USB. On the software side, the Flash 2 runs Android
"Mobigraphy is not just an action, but is now a lifestyle. We understand this from the very beginning when we created the Flash series," said Albert Wong, General Manager, Alcatel Flash. "What we have done for Alcatel Flash 2 is to continue to improve on what we already
have and make it better yet at the same time continue to provide accessibility and convenience to the users to shoot their best moments," he added.