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Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3 / Alcatel OT-5050

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3 / Alcatel OT-5050. 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. People really like the battery and usability. The price and performance also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the camera. Opinions are divided on the design.

size, performance, price, usability, battery


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3 / Alcatel OT-5050 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3


The cheapest 4G phone you can get

Low price for a 4G phone, Cute design

Poor games support at present, Poor screen, Some build quality concerns

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3 Review: In Depth


We review the cheapest 4G phone out right now, the dinky Alcatel One Touch Pop S3 smartphone. Alcatel One Touch has a great little niche...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Aloysius Low (

The Alcatel OneTouch Pop S3 is a low-cost LTE Android smartphone (hands-on)


Packing a 4-inch display as well as a quad-core processor is this budget LTE handset from Alcatel that won't break the bank.

Expert review by : paul_smart (

Alcatel Pop S3 with EE


For those who want – and can receive - 4G this item is currently the cheapest PAYG 4G phone on the market. It is a smaller handset that is probably best suited to someone with smaller hands; certainly my large mitts struggled with the onscreen keyboard.

The Alcatel Pop S3 Android based smart phone measures 12x6.5x1cm and weights 135grams. The viewable screen is 5.3x8.7cm and this is described as 4inch using the imperial diagonal measurement. The top has 3.5mm socket for headphones, a pin hole...

Aug, 2014

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Alcatel One Touch Pop S3


The Alcatel One Touch Pop S3 might be tough to pronounce without stumbling, but at least it's not tough on your wallet: this Android smartphone with a 5MP camera rings up just £80 at the till, yet still manages to provide 4G connectivity for super...

There was a place for cheap phones like the Pop S3, once upon a time. Now though they’ve been replaced by affordable ones like the Moto G, and what spectacular substitutes they are. We’ll take Motorola’s build quality, bang up to date software and...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3


It does what it says on the tin.

Just the quality of the selfie camera, but at that price I can't really complain.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3


It's lightweight, it looks good.

Poor quality camera.

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3


It does what it says on the tin

Just the quality of the selfie camera, but at that price I can't really complain

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3


Cheap and cheerful smartphone with a nice interface, quick response times and a decent battery life (although I did experience battery drain when network coverage went patchy).

Lots of bloatware bundled in, half of which can't be uninstalled, only disabled. Camera pictures aren't great in low light but the software included allows you to compensate.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (

Alcatel One Touch Pop S3


It's lightweight, it looks good

Poor quality camera

Jan, 2015

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2000
Battery performance:2000
Battery recharge time:3
Battery Technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:22
Standby time (2G):400
Standby time (3G):22
Talk time (2G):12
Talk time (3G):3

Call Management

Call hold: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes


Auto focus:No / Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Face detection: Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Geotagging: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum frame rate:30
Multi-shot: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@30fps
Second camera: Yes
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes


Color of product:White / White, Yellow
Form Factor:Bar


Display Diagonal:4
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800
Display Type:TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
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


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


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3 / AAC, AAC+, AMR-WB, MIDI, MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video compression format:H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,MPEG4


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


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,2100
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Security algorithms:EAP-SIM
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:Micro-USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.3 Jelly Bean
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

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


Processor cores:4
Processor frequency:1.2


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.3 / 4.3 Jelly Bean


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1 / 1024
Internal RAM type:DDR2
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:1
RAM type:DDR2
User memory:1.5


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.386 / 0.388
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