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AT&T GoPhone 871A - Alcatel 871A No-Contract Mobile Phone - White

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the GPS navigation and sound. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the features and screen. Reviews are divided on the battery.

usability, price, portability, sound, GPS navigation

size, camera, screen, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the AT&T GoPhone 871A - Alcatel 871A No-Contract Mobile Phone - White is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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poor quality


Not very happy with the phone. It is good for a beginner . But not for anyone who texts alot.

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Good phone for light user


It's a good phone for texting and phone calls. We don't use it for surfing or games, so I'm not sure about that type of performance. Just a good, reasonable, simple phone.

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I love this phone! It's is my lifeline!


I am so impressed with this lil phone! It is the perfect size. Fits in my back pocket, mp3 player is awesome, and if you pair it with a wireless speaker the sound really kicks! The battery is surprisingly resilient, even with no bars, it still let's me...


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phone is ok for short term


This is an ok phone for making calls but the keyboard is hard to use.

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Good cheap phone.


This is a good cheap phone, but don't expect a whole lot else. It has a short battery life...needs charged every day and I don't use it that much. The keys are very small which makes texting difficult. It is also easy to accidentally hang up on a call...

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Great phone for the small kids


Phone works great and has just enough features to satisfy the little kids that are eager to have a phone. Price is great too!

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Good option for my children


Good low cost option if you need phone and text features. Display is poor. Navigation is intuitive.

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Great battery life


I only needed a basic phone to call and text and this phone is perfect for just that and since I only really use it for that the battery lasts for days if not a full week. Camera isn't the best and the screen is small if someone sends you a photo but...

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Great value for simple voice and text phone


I needed a simple phone to give my son to call and text, but did not need to pay exorbitant smartphone rates.

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Simple and best Go phone


This is the Simple and best Go phone I ever had. compact ! Great price! great for messaging.