+ Monday September 23rd, 2019

Vodafone has added another new Alcatel device to its pre-paid line up of devices, with the Alcatel U5 4G available for $99 through your local Vodafone store.

The Alcatel U5 4G was originally announced during the usual frenzy thats better known as Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona earlier this year and though not a device that will win a lot of awards, if you’re more in the market for a budget device that offers some mid range specs, then the U5 might be the device for you.

So what do you get for the $99 price tag, let’s have a look:

Key Specifications:Alcatel U5 4G
Release dateJune 2017
Screen size5.0-inch
Screen technologyFWVGA
Resolution854 x 480
Rear camera5MP
Front camera2MP
ChipsetMediatek MT6737M
Core config4 x 1.5 GHz
MicroSDYes, up to 64GB
Battery2,050 mAh
Battery removable
Headphone PortYes
Headphone Location
Speaker Configuration
Android OSAndroid 6.0
Vendor skin
Dimensions140.7 x 71.8 x 9.95 mm

While it’s good to see budget devices coming with a somewhat close to current Android software – the Alcatel U5 comes with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) – right out of the box, it’s probably a good bet it won’t see any update past this, though we hope there’s at least some security updates/patches. That said the main selling point is absolutely the price.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the Alcatel U5 4G, you can either visit the Vodafone Australian website, though you currently cannot purchase the device from website – instead you will need to head to your local Vodafone store. You can also visit the Alcatel website to find out more about the U5 4G.

The Alcatel U5 is available from your local Vodafone Store for $99 and is device is network locked to the Vodafone Australian network and unlocking fees will apply should you wish to unlock it. Please refer to the Vodafone website for more information.

Source: Vodafone Pre-Paid - Alcatel U5 4G.
Via: Alcatel Mobile Australia.

Alex Dennis   Associate


By day, Alex works within the Industrial Relations field/occupation but by night and in his spare down time he searches the net for anything and everything relating to Android and Chrome related products and news.

Other various interests Alex has include, Accessible transport for people with disabilities along with LGBTIQ and Health related fields and interests for again for people with disabilities.

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