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Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D

Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D
alaScore 85

26 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the usability and performance are on the whole positive. The price and reliability are also mentioned favorably.

size, reliability, price, performance, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) / Alcatel OT-5042D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (

Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 (4.5) Review: In Depth


We review Alcatel One Touch's Pop 2, an affordable 4.5-inch phone that packs 4G for under £100.

4G support ; Plain but simple design ; Solid battery life

Basic camera ; Screen beaten by rivals ; Bloatware

The Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 is a respectable budget offering, packing 4G, a reasonably smooth user experience and solid battery life into a plain yet strangely attractive handset. The screen and camera are bettered by rivals, while the excessive...

Feb, 2015

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2000 / 2500
Battery performance:2000 / 2500
Battery recharge time:4 / 4.5
Battery Technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:17 / 40
Standby time (2G):250 / 400 / 500
Standby time (3G):200 / 400 / 500
Talk time (2G):12 / 6 / 8
Talk time (3G):13 / 5

Call Management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes


Auto focus: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes


Body SAR:0.828
Body SAR (EU):0.828
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Head SAR:0.626
Head SAR (EU):0.626


Color of product:Black / Black, White / Silver, White / White
Form Factor:Bar


Display Diagonal:4 / 4.5 / 5
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 480 x 854
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Dual-touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive


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


Internal RAM:1


Chat: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCM / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, WAV / AAC, AAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video compression format:AVC, H.264, H.265, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, XVID / H.262, H.263, H.265, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP8, XVID / H.263, H.264, MKV, MPEG4, VC-1, XVID
Video formats supported:AVC,H.264,H.265,MPEG4,VC-1,VP8,XVID / H.262,H.263,H.265,MPEG2,MPEG4,VP8,XVID / H.263,H.264,MKV,MPEG4,VC-1,XVID
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+,UMTS / HSPA,HSPA+ / UMTS
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,Google Voice Search / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

Cables included:Micro-USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.4 / 5.0 / 5.0 Lollipop
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm / 3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


Processor cores:4
Processor frequency:1.2


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.4 / 5.0 / 5.0 Lollipop


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Included memory card size:32
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:4 / 8
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:1
USB mass storage: Yes
User memory:5


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search / Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.382 / 0.392 / 0.484
Height:4.8 / 5.2 / 5.55
Weight:4.41 / 5.19 / 6.14
Width:2.54 / 2.57 / 2.81
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