As one of the old and well known brand in Malaysia, Alcatel has been keeping low profile when launching their smartphone in Malaysia which staying active in China. From the release of OneTouch Idol X that launch the brand popularity, Alcatel now release the OneTouch Flash 2 – a new budget high performance smartphone!
OneTouch Flash 2 specification at a glance:-
- 5′ 720 x 1280p display at 294ppi
- 1.3GHz MTK MT6735 octa-core
- Mali-T720 image processor
- 2GB RAM＋16GB ROM (10.61GB space left)
- supports 128GB microSD expansion
- 13MP rear camera with dual tone flash
- 5MP front camera with flash
- Dual SIM standby and Dual LTE
- Android 5.1
- RRP: RM 549
Within the external cover comes with a green box captioned ‘The Power of Green”. It is not because the OneTouch Flash 2 comes at green colour but the design has some green colour touch-on.
Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 comes with standard 2 PIN charger, USB data cable, earphone, smartphone cover, cover glass, user guide. Everything can be found under a box!
Everytime when we bought a new smartphone, we might be facing a hard time finding the ideal smartphone case or folio cover that provides protect yet elegant. Alcatel solves the problem for you as it comes with a free folio case just for your new OneTouch Flash 2!
It comes with 5 inches HD display and running on Android 5.1 operating system!
Flash 2 is marketed as a mid-range camera device as the front 5MP camera comes with soft LED flash, OV5648 1/4 sensor and a f/2.2 aperture size. It supports taking image with gestures!
The Green circle is the Home button. All other buttons used the backlit display which can be viewed in the dark!
The 13MP camera on the rear does a great job taking images too! It comes with dual LED flash and Samsung S5K3M2 ISOCELL image sensor and a large f/2.0 aperture! The camera is equipped with blue colour glass filter, PDAF and able to take image and videos at 80 degree!
The rear side of the OneTouch Flash 2 is matte textured. It comes with a similar feeling with the rear cover of the OnePlus One.
Standard 3.5mm headphone jack and microphone input.
Micro USB charging port and a noise cancellation microphone! The rear cover is removable.
Although the rear lid is removable, it is built for the sake of expandable storage and SIM card insertion. The battery is non-removable unfortunately.
All the power button and volume rocker are found on the right side of the smartphone. A camera shutter button is also located on the right which allows taking photos instantly at deep sleep by just double tapping the button!
Here comes the end of our unboxing. For more detail of this smartphone, a review article is coming soon! Stay tuned!