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Alcatel Shine Lite

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INTRODUCTION

Alcatel Shine Lite
Alcatel Shine Lite

The Alcatel Shine Lite smartphone was announced in the month of September 2016 and launched in October 2016. Established in the year 2004, Alcatel came as a joint venture with Lucent and the TCL Communications. The company started manufacturing the series of tablet and OneTouch mobile handsets. The OneTouch is the technology which designs, creates and markets a broad range of the internet and mobile devices. This company is popularly known as the OneTouch range of smartphones with the Android operating system. As a branded device from the TCL communication, Alcatel is now delivering innovative experiences for accessing the mobile technology in a much simpler manner. The company is also offering a wide variety of portfolios of products including the popular technology. The TCL Corporation entirely owns the TCL Communication. The Alcatel Company plays the role of the trademark of the Alcatel-Lucent which is being used under the proper license of the TCL Communication. The Shine Lite Model is mainly focused on the Android users.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Alcatel Shine Lite Design and Display
Alcatel Shine Lite Design & Build

The dimension of the phone is 5.57*2.80*0.30 inches, and the body weight is about 156 grammes. The metal body of the phone is strongly built with the glass back panel of Asahi Dragontrail. It comes in three colours viz, pure-white, satin gold and original black. The screen comes with 16M colours and has a multi-touch option with IPS LCD capacitive nature. The multi-touch capacity of the phone is up to 5 fingers. The size of the screen is 5 inches which is 68% of the screen to body ratio. The screen resolution is 720*1280 pixels which is equivalent to 294-ppi pixel density. The screen is protected with the Asahi Dragon trail glass.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Alcatel Shine Lite Fingerprint Sensor
Alcatel Shine Lite Fingerprint Sensor

With the Android operating system of version 6.0 (Marshmallow) and the chipset of Mediatek MT6737, you can perform multiple functioning without any interruptions. The quad-core processor of 1.3 GHz of Cortex-A 53 also ensures smooth functioning of the various applications. For an excellent gaming experience, you can depend on the GPU of Mali T720MP2. The internal memory is adequately huge with 16 GB with 2 GB of RAM. There is a micro SD card slot where the memory is expandable up to 256 GB. HTML 5 can be considered as the primary browser of this phone. The messaging features in the phone include MMS, Email, IM, Push Mail and the SMS with the threaded view option. With the fingerprint sensor, the other features are proximity, accelerometer and compass. Some additional features like document viewer, and the photo editor is also present.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Alcatel Shine Lite Camera
Alcatel Shine Lite Camera

The high-quality camera comes with the capacity of 13 megapixels for the primary camera. The features include dual LED and dual tone flash, touch focus, panorama, geo-tagging, face detection, auto focus, HDR etc. The secondary camera comes with 5 megapixels including the LED flash features. The video recording capacity is about 720p@30fps.

The phone possesses a loudspeaker and an audio jack of 3.5 mm. It comes with the features of Active noise cancellation with dedicated microphone. The alert types are MP3, WAV ringtones and the vibration modes. The supported audio formats are Flac Player/ WAV/ AAC+/ MP3. The video formats supported by the phone include H.264 player and MP4. The FM radio provides you with the freedom to listen to your favourite music stations.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The non-removable battery capacity is 2460 mAh. For the connectivity purposes, the phone supports Bluetooth, GPS, WLAN. The Bluetooth is version 4.2, LE, A2DP by which you enjoy wireless music and can take calls through the headsets. With the A-GPS features, you can figure out the directions for the destination or can perform an errorless location tracking. The WLAN comes with hotspot and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. There are USB features like the USB-on-the-go and a micro USB port of version 2.0.

PROS AND CONS

Despite of the various advantages of the phone, you will find few drawbacks which cannot be avoided. Let us talk about them,

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Adequately big screen size of 5 inches with the Asahi Dragontrail glass protection.
  • Fingerprint identification is possible
  • 13 megapixel primary camera with dual tone LED flash with the 5 megapixel front camera
  • 16 GB of inbuilt memory space where you can store large number of files and applications
  • Connectivity with LTE Cat 4 with the 4G networks
  • Reasonable in price compared to the same level smartphones in the market
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Battery is non removable by users
  • Average battery capacity of 2460 mAh
  • Very basic processor with 1.3 GHz

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