|Alcatel's latest line up of affordable Android Phones - single-core One Touch (OT) GLORY 2, INSPIRE 2 and dual-core powered SAPPHIRE 2.|
To compete in the arena of Android market, Alcatel's latest line up of affordable Android phones includes One Touch GLORY 2, INSPIRE 2 and SAPPHIRE 2.
The line up is powered by MediaTek single-core to dual-core processor, Android Jelly Bean operating system (OS) and 512 MB RAM. All sports a dual camera and features dual SIM and dual Standby.
They rival Lenovo A390 (P4,999), A690 (P4,699), A800 (P6,999), Huawei Ascend Y210D (P2,999) and Y300 (P5,490) affordable Android phones. It also compete with our local mobile brand, MyPhone A818i (P2,990), A818g (P3,990), A848, A848i (P5,990), A888 DUO (P6,390), Cherry Mobile SPARK TV, RAVE, FLARE (P3,999), BURST (P3,999), HYPER (P4,999), THUNDER (P4,999), StarMobile HIT (P3,590) and GOAL (P5,990), Torque Droidz ATOM (P4,999) and Cloudfone Excite 400D (P4,490).
With lot of choices from different brands, consumers have a hard time choosing what Android Phone is best for them. Some Pinoy's prefer performance and affordability rather on design or quality. Some still prefers the latter even it is a bit expensive.
Below are comparison of specs.
Alcatel OT GLORY 2, INSPIRE 2, SAPPHIRE 2 Price, Features and Specs Comparison
Price: Alcatel GLORY 2 is selling at P3,999, INSPIRE 2 at P4,990 and SAPPHIRE 2 at P6,990.
Features: All Dual SIM, Dual Standby, FM Radio and GPS Capable. Dedicated Camera Key (GLORY 2), Noise Cancellation and Dragontrail Scratch Resistant Glass Display (SAPPHIRE 2).
Physical Design: All Touch Bar, 3 soft capacitive buttons, 12.2mm thickness (GLORY 2), 11.8mm (INSPIRE 2), 10.8mm (SAPPHIRE 2)
CPU: 1 GHz MT6575 single core processor (GLORY 2 and INSPIRE 2), 1 GHz MT6577 dual core processor (SAPPHIRE 2)
OS: All running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean - JB
RAM: All 512 MB
Screen: 3.5" 262K colors HVGA Capacitive Touchscreen (GLORY 2), 4.0" 16M Colors WVGA Capacitive Display (INSPIRE 2), 4.5" 16M Colors qHD Capacitive Display (SAPPHIRE 2).
Resolution: 320 x 480 pixels (GLORY 2), 480 x 800 pixels (INSPIRE 2), 540 x 960 (SAPPHIRE 2)
Pixel per Inch: 165 ppi (GLORY 2), 233 ppi (INSPIRE 2), 245 ppi (SAPPHIRE 2)
Internal Memory: All 4 GB expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot
Camera: All sports a dual camera. 3.2MP main and VGA front (GLORY 2), 5MP rear, autofocus and VGA front (INSPIRE 2), 5MP rear, autofocus with LED Flash and VGA front (SAPPHIRE 2).
Sensors: G-Sensor, Proximity and Light
Connectivity: All WiFi, Bluetooth, micro-USB and 3G capable
Battery: Alcatel GLORY 2 and INSPIRE 2 is both rated at 1400 mAh battery, SAPPHIRE 2 is rated at 1800 mAh.
Which of the three (3) Android phones is the right one for you?
If you are first time Android user and you want affordability, I recommend Alcatel OT GLORY 2 for you. If you have extra budget and you want a right mix of performance, affordability and functionality, go for INSPIRE 2.
If your tech savvy and you want dual-core performance, scratch resistant and better display, get Alcatel OT SAPPHIRE 2.
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