Latest Alcatel phone reviews

Alcatel 5 initial review: Striking edge-to-edge looks in an affordable package
Alcatel 5 initial review: Striking edge-to-edge looks in an affordable package By Cam Bunton

Long aspect ratio screens in smartphones has quickly become the norm, despite being a trend that's barely 12 months old in the mainstream market. The challenge... Read more

Alcatel 3v initial review: Big, sharp and shiny budget phone
Alcatel 3v initial review: Big, sharp and shiny budget phone By Cam Bunton

It was back in 2015, at that year's Mobile World Congress that Alcatel started to catch the eye. In the Idol 3, it created a device that promised close-to... Read more

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 review: Not Microsoft's mobile saviour
3.5 stars Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 review: Not Microsoft's mobile saviour By Cam Bunton

The smartphone market is almost completely unrecognisable from just five years ago. Back then the Windows Phone platform was tightly controlled by Microsoft... Read more

Alcatel Idol 4S: Premium smartphone, budget VR in one
Alcatel Idol 4S: Premium smartphone, budget VR in one By Britta O'Boyle

Alcatel, formerly known as Alcatel OneTouch, announced the Idol 4 series of smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2016, succeeding the Idol 3 range.The... Read more

Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 pictures and hands-on
Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 pictures and hands-on By Elyse Betters

Alcatel has just shown off four new smartphones under the OneTouch PIXI 3 line. Although they're considered affordable handsets, they're still really interesting... Read more

Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha: The smartphone with selfie lighting (hands-on)
Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha: The smartphone with selfie lighting (hands-on) By Luke Edwards

Alcatel OneTouch has added a new flagship handset to its Idol range in the Alpha. Yes it's similarly named to another recent release, yes it also has a... Read more

Alcatel OneTouch Idol Mini review
4.0 stars Alcatel OneTouch Idol Mini review By Mike Lowe

Budget smartphones are becoming increasingly popular, with a number of capable but affordable choices on the market. Such demand has prompted us to pluck... Read more

Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone
Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone By Stuart Miles

Alcatel has demoed a new 4-inch E Ink companion device for its 6-inch Hero smartphone launched at IFA in 2013.The new device, called Magic Flip, was announced... Read more

Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review
Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review By Stuart Miles

The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ is one of the big surprises so far at CES. Looking at the spec sheet it's a powerful smartphone keeping up with the flagships... Read more

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on
Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

Alcatel has taken the wraps off its new POP C9 phablet smartphone here at CES 2014, and we've grabbed a play with the new phone at a behind closed doors... Read more