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Alcatel OT-990

Alcatel OT-990
alaScore 81

45 reviews

Jun, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 reviews of Alcatel OT-990. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the size and performance are generally positive. The reliability and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas comments about the battery and usability are different.

price, screen, reliability, performance, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OT-990 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Alcatel OT-990 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the price. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability. There are some less positive views about the usability.



50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Alcatel OT-990 Mobile Phone on O2 Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay / PAYG (Including £10 Top Up) - Black

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Damien McFerran (

Alcatel OT-990 review: Alcatel OT-990


Large 3.5-inch screen; solid build quality; 5-megapixel autofocus camera.

Android 2.2 is slightly outdated; screen is unresponsive; no Flash support in browser.

The Alcatel OT-990’s large screen, solid construction and 5-megapixel camera make it an attractive device for Android newcomers, but it’s stuck on Android 2.2 and the capacitive screen is less responsive than we’d like.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Richard Wordsworth (

Alcatel OT-990 Review


The Alcatel OT-990 is an entry-level Android smartphone that is running on Android 2.2. It also has a 5-megapixel camera and FM radio tuner.

The Alcatel OneTouch 990 does everything we'd expect a handset to do with such a low price tag. It's not the lightest or the prettiest phone out there, but for basic mobile phone duties in a handset that can take the odd bump, it's a solid choice,...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Mobile Choice UK (

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For less than £100 you get a handset brimming with features and the chance to experience the Android OS

Despite being the superior capacitive variety, the touch-screen is laggy and can lead to a frustrating experience

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: (

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For less than £100 you get a handset brimming with features ...

Sluggish touch display can be frustrating

This is the best phone Alcatel has produced, plus it costs less than £100. However, it does have some issues

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: emma (

Alcatel OT-990


Had to have it replaced after a week would not charge any more. Now on second one and can not send text only had it 3 months. worst phone i have ever had !!!

music player

battery life, text stop working after 3 months take to long to turn on.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: gopakumarvp (

Alcatel OT-990



I am happy with this phone , worth it for the money you spend

i don't have any problem with 990

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Tenodi Boris (

Alcatel OT-990


I like it,I bought it for 100 Euros,and for that money I dont think you could buy any other new better phone.2.2.2. Froyo is just worn out...many apps needs newer 2.3 gingerbrad,and icecream sandwich is just dreaming for this phone,so if you want a...

the phone is complete...its smothly use sometimes makes you forget its price and underhood.

2.2.2 Froyo

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Kevin Malone (

Alcatel OT-990


see above.

cheap , introduction to android use .for the price nothing

for the price nothing.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Miha Petek (

Alcatel OT-990



looks great, good camera, android, low price


Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Arby Bryce (

Alcatel OT-990


Ive had several cheap Android phones....But i dont agree with the review at all....The screen works well,there's no lag of anykind,its bright enough too for me...Iam not a great fan of cameras on mobile phones,so ive never used,same for the...


Running Froyo

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM7227


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.2 Froyo
Operator:O2 / Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes


Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM7227
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