Alcatel launches Flash 2 in the Philippines today.
In the press conference, the Asian team of Alcatel were all present including key personalities from Lazada, the exclusive partner of Alcatel for Flash 2.
The Flash 2 is a better version when compared to Flash Plus. It feels more premium and the looks got better with a curved back and matt finish.
While the Flash 2 has an upgraded specs, the pricing remained to be competitive.
Alcatel Flash 2 has 5-inch IPS HD LCD display with 1280 × 720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Mediatek MK6753 octa-core processor.
A 2GB RAM comes with it and a 16GB internal storage which can be expanded via microSD slot.
It has dual-SIM that utilizes micro SIM and are both 4G-enabled. Any 4G SIM will work on any slot and as explained it works on 11 bands in Quad Mode.
Alcatel has listened to the craving request of their customers. Alcatel Flash 2 now comes with only the Android 5.0 Lollipop UI. Nothing more.
Buyers will be very happy not to see bloat wares for the first time. Only original apps that comes with the Android OS.
The rear camera has an improved technology too.The 13MP rear camera has Samsung’s ISOCELL sensor. It has a feature called PDAF or Phase Detection Auto Focus that promises a split second focusing. A dual LED real-tone flash is also installed. A dedicated shutter button on the side was included so that users can take photos immediately without delay.
Philippines to get the first shipment
Alcatel Flash 2 will be available in seven Asian countries, but the Philippines will get it first.
Alcatel Flash 2 Exclusive on Lazada
Like the first engagement of Alcatel with Lazada on the Flash Plus, they are continuing to sell the Flash 2 in the biggest e-Commerce site in the country. Inanc Balci shared that the sales of smartphone in Lazada has been very successful. He told the media that there was one time that Lazada was selling twenty-nine (29) in one second. He did not clarify though if this was the Alcatel Flash Plus.
Buyers of Alcatel Fash 2 gets premium package. Aclatel is bundling slew of accessories to go with the sale of Flash 2. It includes flash cover flip, battery door, and LCD protector.
Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 specs
1.3GHz Mediatek MK6753 octa-core processor
5.0-inches IPS HD LCD, 1280 × 720 pixels
16GB internal storage
microSD slot for additional storage
13MP rear camera with Auto Focus, Dual LED and Dual Tone Flash
5MP secondary camera with LED Flash
Dual micro SIM
WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, aGPS
3,000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Alcatel Flash 2 Availability and Pricing
Alcatel Flash 2 will be available on September 30 in Lazada. Official SRP is P6,190