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

alaTest has collected and analyzed 201 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the GPS navigation and sound are overall positive. The portability and value for money also get good feedback, whereas the responsiveness and battery get mixed reviews. The features and screen get less positive comments.

usability, value for money, 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 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Get the job done but no thrills


Would be nice if it had more options. For the price it can't be beat.This product is... Tough/durable


Lacks custom options

Consumer review by:

Good cell phone for the price


Switched over from a basic flip phone. I wanted to give this phone a try. So far I have found the sound to be ok. Easy to update software. I use this to keep up with my appointments and as an emergency phone. Easy for texting since it has a full...

Easier to find the key to type what I want

Small keyboard, not much back-lighting

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Bang for the buck is the name of the game here


Price of this phone is the single most bright spot, but it does have a flaw which are the keys. Don't get me wrong they have a fairly decent feel but are too closely set together for any use which is more than a random txt and any amount of number...

The refreshingly good quality at this price

Tiny keys are set a little too close

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Good phone for none smart phone users


I got this phone for my mother in law who hates smart phones. The phone works great for her but the battery dies quickly. It does charge quickly though to counteract the battery life.

Consumer review by:

Gets the Job done.


Value for the price you can't beat. Bluetooth and phone calls. If you are looking for something a little more than basic on a budget this is the phone right here.This product is... a budget friendly phone.About me... My phone is my life, Heavy texter,...


Build quality

Consumer review by:

easier for me to text


my old phone quit and had to replace it. this one had a keyboard and made things easierThis product is... Tough/durable

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good, simple phone for my husband


Bought this phone for my husband because it was simple for him to use. The price was greatAbout me... Use for phone calls only

great price

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Great for a student


Great phone for a student to use for family check in and it gives them access to the internetThis product is... Tough/durable, Good video qualityAbout me... Heavy texter, Need phone to keep me organized

Purchase price, size and functionality

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Great for SMS messages and Calls


Great for SMS messages and Calls and permit to be connected with my family members easily during my trip.

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Great for a backup


I bought this as a backup in case my battery died or my phone broke and need something in a pinch. Texting is easy with the keyboard and reminds me of my old blackberry. Never had a problem with call quality. Also, it was quite easy to change the SIM...

Easy to set up, cheap

Small screen

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