Alcatel, a brand of TCL Communication, has announced the SHINE Lite and XL smartphones at the IFA 2016 event in Berlin. The Alcatel SHINE Lite comes with a metal unibody design with glass back and on the other hand, the XL sports a 6-inch Full HD display, runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Let’s check out the specifications of the Alcatel SHINE Lite and XL.
Alcatel SHINE LITE Specifications and Features
The Alcatel SHINE Lite sports a 5-inches HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 2.5D Dragontrail Glass display and is powered by the MediaTek MT6737 SoC clocked at 1.3GHz 64-bit quad-core processor with Mali-T720 GPU. It packs in 2GB of RAM and 16GB native internal storage with a microSD card slot for memory expansion. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box.
Talking about the camera, the device features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera with LED flash for better low-light selfies and video chats. It also comes with a Fingerprint sensor for extra security. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Dual SIM (optional), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. A 2,460mAh non-removable battery is on board.
Pricing: The Alcatel SHINE LITE comes in Satin Gold, Pure White, and Prime Black colors and is priced at around 199 Euros (US$ 220 / Rs. 14,780 approx.).
Alcatel XL Specifications and Features
The Alcatel XL sports a relatively larger 6-inches Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display and is powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 SoC clocked at 1.8GHz Octa-core processor with Mali T860 GPU. The Alcatel XL runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow right out of the box.
In the camera department, the Alcatel XL features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. A 3,500mAh battery powers the phone.
Pricing and Availability: The Alcatel XL smartphone will be initially available in MEA and Europe, starting from mid-October, no word on pricing yet.