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Alcatel 1L (2021)

Alcatel 1L (2021)
Brand: Alcatel
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.1 inch HD+ screen
  • Camera Dual 13MP AI camera / 5MP front
  • Memory 2GB RAM with 32GB ROM
  • Platform Helio A20 CPU / Android 11

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Alcatel 1L (2021) Highlights and Overview

Alcatel 1L (2021) is an entry-level 4G smartphone from Alcatel. It has a Pro model (Alcatel 1L Pro 2021) with octa-core CPU, but this model is given a quad-core CPU from MediaTek, and it comes in a 6.1-inch HD+ screen with 720 x 1560 pixels resolution and a U-shaped notch overhead the display.

On the inside, the Alcatel 1L (2021) is powered by the aforementioned Helio A20 CPU from MediaTek clocked at 1.8GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via shared microSD card.

At the back, there is a dual rear camera sensors, a combination of 13MP main lens and a secondary 2MP AI depth sensor, along with an LED flash. While a single 5-megapixel selfie lens seats in the overhead notch at the front.

You are also getting a rear placed fingerprint scanner, and it support dual Nano-SIMs as well. There is a 3000mAh battery on the inside, while the latest Google Android 11 (Go Edition) is available out of the box. The full specs of Alcatel 1L (2021) is contained in the table below.

Alcatel 1L (2021) Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 66 - USA
5G Network Bands Does not support 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 155.9 x 74.5 x 9.9 mm
Weight 179 grams
Build Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches, 91.3 cm2 (~78.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~282 ppi density)


Operating System Android 11 (Go Edition)
Chipset Mediatek MT6761D Helio A20 (12 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320


Card Slot Yes, up to 128 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)


Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 13 MP, (wide), 1/3.0", 1.12┬Ám, F/2.2
Depth: 2MP Depth lens
Camera Features Autofocus
Flash type - Single LED
5-element lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel
Camera Features Face Unlock
Face Beauty
Video Resolution 1080@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below the display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 3000mAh battery


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Alcatel 1L (2021) User Reviews and Opinions


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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.