Have you heard of the Alcatel Pop 4 smartphone? Alcatel has been a long known and trusted brand in the production of smartphones in the world. One amazing fact about the Alcatel smartphones is their affordability. The Alcatel Pop 4 is a relatively smartphone which is extremely affordable and comes with amazing features and specifications.
For those who are not aware, the Alcatel Pop 4 smartphone was formally launched in February 2016. This smartphone is equiped with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 293 pixels per inch.
Likewise, the Alcatel Pop 4 is also powered by 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM, which makes the device faster. The phone also comes with an amazing 8GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card.
In the aspect of Camera, the Alcatel Pop 4 is equip with an amazing 8MP (megapixel) primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies and welfies.
The Alcatel Pop 4 runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 2500mAh non removable battery. I can’t confirm if there is currently an option to upgrade to Android 7.0.
The Alcatel Pop 4 comes with a single SIM slot, and accepts a Regular-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor and Ambient light sensor. This device does not have fingerprint sensors.
But for the price, it’s a steal.
Alcatel Pop 4

Alcatel Pop 4 detailed Features


Release date February 2016
Battery capacity (mAh) 2500
Removable battery No
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 293


Processor 1.1GHz quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
Internal storage 8GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32


Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel


Operating System Android 6.0


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
Bluetooth Yes
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 1
SIM Type Regular
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No


Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer No
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

Alcatel Pop 4 Specifications

DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches (~68.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 5 fingers
PLATFORM OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210
CPU Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 304
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Video 720p@30fps
Secondary 5 MP, LED flash
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
FEATURES Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass (optional)
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
BATTERY Removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 420 h (2G) / Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 12 h (2G) / Up to 9 h (3G)

Alcatel Pop 4 Price

This device is sold for N20,000 in Nigeria
80 EUR

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