Alcatel, relatively new brand in the Indian handset market is all set to launch some trendy mobile phones with useful features at an immensely affordable price. In a bid to do so, Alcatel OT806 has been launched out which is a touchscreen mobile with QWERTY keypad. . Its most admirable features include its multimedia, messaging and connectivity features. It stands out for IM chat feature and Wi Fi capabilities. Moreover, it is expected to sell at an affordable price of approximately Rs.6500.[ + ] Read Alcatel OT 806 Review
The Alcatel OT806 is a touchscreen mobile phone with QWERTY keypad that is available in Black, Indigo, Bronze and Grey colours. The phone’s physical dimensions reveal that it has 118.5X 59 X 12.2 mm length, width and height respectively. OT 806 weighs 105 grams. The TFT touchscreen display of Alcatel OT-806 is sized at 2.8 inches and it offers resolution of 320X240 pixels. It is capable of displaying 262K colours. Its PIM features include features as directory synchronization, currency converter, calculator, date & clock, alarm clock with multiple ringtones and vCard / vCal.
The Alcatel OT806 has a good sound and music functionality, thanks to its integrated stereo FM Radio with RDS and audio player. One may listen to music on this FM radio and music player which plays music on varied formats like MP3/WAV/EAAC+. A stereo headset is included in its pack for free. The flight mode and vibrating system of Alcatel OT806 along with MP3 ringtones and 64-tone polyphonic melodies takes its audio features and its quality to a new high.
The Alcatel OT806 has integrated a 2 Mega Pixels camera with resistive touch feature. It has potential to click pictures in decent quality to let users capture their precious life moments forever. The camera also serves as a webcam that ably captures videos. There are pre-embedded images and animations in the handset in the phone. Alcatel OT806 also allows audio and video streaming on itself for the entertainment of its users.
The Alcatel OT806 clearly has end user memory of 80MB but it can be extended to 8 GB using a microSD/micro SDHC card for storing vital information and data. All the important documents, music files, pictures and videos can be transferred to PC or laptop via USB cable that comes free with the handset which also boasts a microUSB v2.0. Upto 1000 phonebook contacts can be accommodated in the phone.
The Alcatel OT806 has standard Li-ion battery rated at 850 mAh capacity. It easily delivers 9 hours of talk time and 450 hours of standby time on its dual band 2G network.
The Alcatel OT806 has quite a remarkable data and connectivity features and as such there is class 12 GPRS and EDGE connection on this phone. There is stereo Bluetooth 2.0 in Alcatel OT806 and a USB cable for data transfer from microUSB v2.0 of the phone. It also boasts Wi-Fi and users may connect with all compatible devices in close proximity with ease. The opera mini and WAP browser in the phone let users browse easily and at fast speed.
The Alcatel OT806 supports storing of some 700SMS and in SMS Zi format and even in group messaging form. MMS and Emails may also be sent and received via this phone in 1.2 and POP3, IMAP4 protocols respectively. The Alcatel OT806 also facilitates Parlingo Instant Messaging (IM) client which enables users to chat and remain connected. QWERTY keypad also facilitates faster texting on this phone.
The Alcatel OT806 works on dual band 2G GSM network in 900 / 1800 MHz frequency. The call clarity and good network coverage depends on usage and configuration.
Alcatel OT806 is MIDP 2.0 JAVA based device, it is well equipped with various built-in games and gaming experience is bewildering on its large touchscreen.
Alcatel OT806 has touchscreen sized at 2.8” along with QWERTY keypad. It has a 2 MP camera that can record videos and pictures. It is JAVA enabled and let users do social networking, local data transfer and IM chat with ease. There are advanced features like Wi-Fi on this phone. It looks good and performs well.
The 80MB of internal memory seems insufficient and so is its 2MP camera which is just of average quality.[ - ] collapse
Alcatel OT 806 General
|Global Status||Available. Released 2010, September|
|Global Launch Date||2010, February|
Alcatel OT 806 Standard Battery Features
|Battery||Standard battery Lithium|
|Talk Time||Up to 16 hours 42 minutes (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 726 hours (2G)|
Alcatel OT 806 Camera Features
|Mega Pixel||2 MP|
Alcatel OT 806 Sound Settings
Alcatel OT 806 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 900 / 1800|
Alcatel OT 806 Additional Features
|JAVA Type||MIDP 2.0|