Alcatel 1X Announced as First Android Go Phone

Alcatel 1X Android Go Phone

The Alcatel 1X has been announced at Mobile World Congress and represents the first phone in the new budget focused Android Go program.  The Go program phones are designed to be low cost with basic specs but with the benefit of using the Go lineup of apps and being updated regularly.  The 1X falls squarely in line with the goals.

Powered by the Mediatek MT6739, the Alcatel 1X has 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage which can be expanded up to an additional 32GB thanks to the MicroSD slot.  It has a 5.3″ 18:9 ratio display that renders at 480×960.  It has an 8MP main camera and a 5MP selfie cam.  All of this will be around $120 when it is released.

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