For more than 20 years, the brand has Alcatel established on the mobile phone market, while many a cheap brand of prepaid mobile phones was in the meantime, especially in Germany familiar. The in recent years newly added Onetouch Handysparte goes but in a different direction.Meanwhile, middle class smartphones of focus. Some of them we have for our dual SIM mobile test closer look. In the smartphone the Chinese manufacturer mostly good quality encounters a rather low prices. but high-end or a real bargain you should not necessarily expect. For the often garish colors are a real eye-catcher.

Alcatel dual SIM models at a glance

Alcatel Pop 4S


The Alcatel Pop 4S offers the best amenities within the pop series. Starting with Full HD resolution via LTE to the dual-tone LED flash. Like the other current models of this series is the 4S is a dual-SIM mobile phone - but you can see the additional SIM card only appeal if you dispense with microSD memory card.  "
Alcatel Idol 4S


By Alcatel Idol 4S the Chinese brand has launched a dual SIM phone of the lower upper class. In the test, it shows in features and performance many strengths, but can not quite with the best Smartohones The Alcatel flagship scores especially with its very good display, which offers 5.5 inches excellent 2560 x 1440 -. Quadruple HD  »
Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 dual SIM


The Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 comes in two different sizes: with either 4.7 inch or 5.5 inch display. Despite these by Apple now familiar dimensions smartphone but has a unique design and some nice news compared to other dual SIM phones.  "
Alcatel One Touch Idol 2 Mini


Already traditionally Alcatel One Touch has a whole range of dual SIM phones in its range. In the last model concepts many devices have been presented again optionally with one or two SIM card slots - the top versions, but only as a single-SIM.Thus, the Idol 2 Mini already sorted into the middle class of Alcatel models.  "
Alcatel One Touch Idol 2 and Idol 2 Mini


In time for the world's biggest trade show for mobile phones and mobile communications, the MWC in Barcelona, announces two new Alcatel One Touch Android smartphones, which will be available as dual SIM phones: The IDOL 2 and the IDOL 2 Mini.  "
Alcatel 1010D


The Alcatel 1010D is one of the best ways a simple dual-SIM mobile phone mainly for calls and SMS to aufen. The device is no longer commonly found in the trade, however. Therefore, it may well be that the prices on the respective offers vary greatly.A realistic and reasonable price should be around 30 Euros.  "
Alcatel One Touch Idol X


Many strengths, weaknesses hardly With the Alcatel One Touch Idol X, the manufacturer presented to the sales start the best dual SIM phone in our test rating, and it is still one of the top models. The Android dual SIM smartphone impresses with outstanding technical properties and also scores in terms of optics and processing.  "
Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini


With the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini Alcatel has launched the beginning of November, a smaller version of its new flagship dual SIM Alcatel One Touch Idol X (test) on the German market - quite fast, because the launch was announced only for end-2013.The phone a few weeks was first presented by the way earlier in the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin.  "
Alcatel One Touch 991d


The dual-SIM smartphone Alcatel One Touch 991d with Android 2.3 makes it very easy to use two SIM cards in parallel - because you are simultaneously accessible to both SIM cards.  "
Alcatel One Touch 997D


Little surprise in the Dual-SIM Dual SIM Test In Cell Test heard the One Touch 997D Alcatel to Spitzengruope, although the French brand had its former reputation as a pioneer in the mobile industry in most probably already lost in the meantime.  "

Alcatel says goodbye to 2016 "Onetouch"

What many may not already noticed: The full name of the mobile phone provider was for years "Alcatel Onetouch". However, many thought his Onetouch part of the respective smartphone name. To the long own name - which was not very popular anyway - to shorten, Alcatel has the additional name Onetouch March 2016 filed. The manufacturer himself sees his name so "refreshed" as announced in a press release.
Alcatel Onetouch phones

The former logo, as Alcatel still had the addition Onetouch behalf.

Simultaneously, the brand presented a new logo, also plain and simple. Here, the mobile provider has provided some thoughts. So is the speech bubble 'symbolize the own claim within the, a, to have the needs of the customer in mind and provide them innovations that enrich the everyday life.

15 Awards at MWC 2016

As part of the Mobile World Congress 2016, Alcatel has received several awards. A total of 15 awards of mobile brand were awarded. Among other things, the idol 4 and 4S were named among the top Newcomers in Rahme the mobile exhibition. Whole 3 awards at once also received the Plus 10th

Alcatel in Mobile Phone Market: brand owners and companies form

Alcatel designs, develops and markets a growing range of mobile devices such as dual SIM devices. The technology brand is one of the fastest growing in the world, but not an independent company.
  • TCL Communication uses the Alcatel brand licenses. TCL Communication is a publicly listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange company (2618.HK), which in turn is part of TCL Corporation, one of the world's largest providers of consumer electronics.
  • In China itself, the manufacturer is known as TCT Mobile, as he is known outside its home markets as Alcatel Onetouch.
  • TCT Mobile was formed in 2004 from a joint venture between TCL Corporation, one of the world's biggest consumer electronics producer, and the mobile segment of the French Alcatel group.
  • TCT Mobile is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 2004 and counted in 2011 with 43.8m units sold to the top 10 mobile phone manufacturers in the world.
The former network division of Alcatel, which occurs under the name Alcatel-Lucent since the merger in 2006, and TCT Mobile are completely independent companies.

Brand Story

  • 1993 saw Alcatel already a first GSM mobile phone on the market
  • In 1997, the manufacturer reached with the Onetouch Easy a global market share of 10%.
  • 2001 was the product divisions name Onetouch over the brand name.
  • 2016, the brand presented its reduced name and a new logo.

Special feature: Firefox Mobile "Alcatel Onetouch Fire" with mono-SIM - not yet announced Firefox Dual SIM Mobile Phone

"Just unpack and get going" is the motto for the new Alcatel Onetouch Fire, the first according to the manufacturer smartphone with the open operating system Firefox OS. It comes in this summer in several countries of Latin America and Europe on the market. It started with Poland, where it is sold nationwide since mid-July. The German Telekom wants to introduce the mono-SIM phone in the autumn about her daughter congstar in Germany. The exact timing and prices are not yet known. Alcatel ONE TOUCH Dual sim Cell Phone ManufacturersThe Fire offers a 3.5-inch display 320 x 480 pixels, so that the phone has a compact pocket-style. The convincing speak only 108g weight. In Germany it is available in orange / white and apple green / white available. The built-in lithium battery with 1400mAh allowed in 3G network of talk time or up to three hours, the standby time is 220 hours there and the charge time is three hours. Equipped with a 1GHz CPU and a 3.2 megapixel camera, the Onetouch Fire is not a top model - but a very solid and affordable entry-level smartphone for those who want to go mainly remain on mobile internet and social networking contacts. Alcatel Onetouch dual SIM mobile versions there are already various models of the manufacturer. Let's just hope that soon also the first Firefox dual SIM mobile phone producer enters the market. The Mozilla OS is based on HTML5 and open web technologies and enables rapid navigation. The user can thus use apps like surfing the Web. A convenient way to use the mobile Internet. Hundreds of millions of people are traveling with the Firefox browser every day on the web world. For them, the new operating system Firefox OS will open without big change a huge world of HTML5 apps and allows traveling a user experience that adapts to your needs. Many apps - such as telephony, SMS, address book, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, HERE Maps, AccuWeather or Wikipedia - preinstalled on the device. They can be used directly via the integrated adaptive app search or open web pages through the mobile Firefox browser.

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