Alcatel Pop 3 (5) is an Android v5.1 (Lollipop) smartphone with mid-range specifications. It is powered by a quad-core 1.3/ 1.1 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM. The processing speed won’t impress you much but it has enough power to do simple tasks. Launching apps, emailing, creating documents with office, instant messaging, taking photos and videos should be done without any serious problem. You don’t have to waste your time waiting the apps to load or getting annoyed due to laggish performance. The good thing is it already supports 4G LTE so you can enjoy faster data connection. On the storage sector, Alcatel Pop 3 offers 8 GB built-in memory. If you need more space for your files, memory card slot is available for storage expansion. It accommodates microSD card up to 32/256 GB. To support the performance, it uses a removable Li-Ion 2000/ 1800 mAh battery.
Alcatel Pop 3 (5) comes with several versions and this is the one with 5.0″ display. It has fairly attractive design and ergonomic construction. The curved edges make it more comfortable to hold despite the large size. Alcatel Pop 3 is also available in dual SIM version. You can find two SIM card slots under the hood that can accommodate different providers at the same time. The display has a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and 196 ppi pixel density. It’s not the best display in its class but it might not be a big deal if you use the phone mainly for simple tasks. You can still watch videos in large display even though it’s not the HD ones. The touchscreen supports multitouch up to 2 fingers. It has good sensitivity for easy navigation. It’s also equipped with Accelerometer.
Alcatel Pop 3 (5) has decent cameras. It is equipped with 5 MP / 8 MP camera on the back of its body. It features autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, smile detection, HDR, panorama mode and video recording capability. On the front panel, a secondary 5 MP/ 2 MP camera is embedded above the display. It is good enough for both taking selfies and video calling.
Other features available in Alcatel Pop 3 (5):
– Connectivity options: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot; Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP; and microUSB v2.0
– GPS with A-GPS
– Email, Push Email, Instant Messaging, HTML5
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
Dimensions: 141 x 71.5 x 9.9 mm (5.55 x 2.81 x 0.39 in)
Weight: 167 g (5.89 oz)
How to Hard Reset Alcatel Pop 3 (5)
- From Main Menu go to Settings.
- Find Backup and Reset option.
- Select Factory Data Reset.
- Tap Reset Phone.
- Select Erase Everything.