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Alcatel Fire E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Alcatel Fire E. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and performance are on the whole positive. The reliability and usability also get good opinions. Many are critical about the camera, and there are some mixed reviews about the screen.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel Fire E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Robin-Leigh Chetty (techsmart.co.za)

Alcatel Onetouch Fire E

 

One of the first Firefox OS devices to land in SA, Alcatel's Onetouch Fire E delivers all the basics of a smartphone experience in a surprisingly well constructed entry-level offering.

Looks fantastic for entry level smartphone; Well constructed and sturdy design

Falls short of mainstream user's app requirements; A tad underpowered compared to similar devices

At R1 700, the Alcatel Onetouch Fire E is on par with devices like the Lumia 535 and Sony Xperia E4 (Review) from a pricing perspective. When stacked up against those devices in terms of specs, the Fire E is lacking somewhat, with both devices...

Jun, 2015

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1700
Battery performance:1700
Battery recharge time:2.5
Battery Technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:25
Standby time (2G):450
Standby time (3G):400
Talk time (2G):7
Talk time (3G):4

Call Management

Vibrating alert: Yes

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Flash Type:LED
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@30fps
Zoom capability: Yes

Design

Color of product:Grey
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Display Diagonal:4.5
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:960 x 540
Display Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.5

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, OPUS, Vorbis, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video compression format:3GP, H.264, MP4, MPEG1, VP8
Video formats supported:3GP,H.264,MP4,MPEG1,VP8
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
Position location:Y

Networking

2G standards:GSM
3G: Yes
3G standards:HSDPA,HSPA+,HSUPA
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0
Security algorithms:EAP-SIM
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:Micro-USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Flight mode: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor cores:2
Processor frequency:1.2

Software

Operating system installed:Firefox OS
Operating system version:1.3

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:0.5

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.323
Height:5.08
Weight:3.63
Width:2.5
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