Alcatel One Touch 980

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Alcatel One Touch 980
OT 980 displaying the default home screen under Android 2.1
Manufacturer TCL Communication[1]
Series One Touch
First released United Kingdom
24 August 2010; 4 years ago (2010-08-24)
Availability by country Launch date dependent on country, beginning August 2010
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Form factor Slider
Dimensions 112.5 mm (4.43 in) (h)
60.4 mm (2.38 in) (w)
15.9 mm (0.63 in) (d)
Weight 152 g (5.4 oz)
Operating system Android 2.1 (Éclair)
CPU Qualcomm 600 MHz CPU (MSM7227 ARM11 processor)
Memory 256 MB
Storage 512 MB EEPROM (only 194 MB accessible)
Removable storage microSD card (up to 32 GB)
Battery 1150 mAh
Internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery, 8 hours talk time and 400 hours stand-by time
User replaceable
Data inputs Resistive touchscreen
QWERTY keyboard
A-GPS
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Display 2.8 in (71 mm) touchscreen, 320x240 QVGA LCD
Rear camera 2 megapixels
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g; Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP; micro USB 2.0, 3.5 mm TRRS
SAR 0.531 W/kg (head)
0.967 W/kg (body)
References "Alcatel OT-980 specs". Phone Arena. 1 September 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 

The Alcatel One Touch 980 (stylized as one touch 980 and commonly abbreviated as Alcatel OT-980) is a touchscreen slider smartphone manufactured by TCL Communication. The phone was announced on February 15, 2010 at the Mobile World Congress.[2] The Alcatel One Touch 980 was the first Alcatel to run the Android operating system, running version 2.1 "Éclair". The phone has been noted to resemble the Palm Prē.[3]

Reception[edit]

The One Touch 980 has been met with mixed reviews. CNET UK awarded the phone 2.5 out of 5 stars, praising the phone for its budget price, QWERTY keyboard and decent performance but criticizing the screen sensitivity and how outdated the user interface felt.[4] TechRadar gave the phone 3 out of 5 stars, praising its battery life but criticizing the camera and the phone's thickness.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". ALCATEL ONE TOUCH. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Alcatel OT-808, OT-980 smart phones and the MWC". CellPhoneInn. 26 February 2010. Archived from the original on 25 December 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Wattanajantra, Asavin (16 September 2010). "Alcatel OT-980 Android 2.1 smart phone flogged for less than £100". CNET UK. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 
  4. ^ McFerran, Damien (15 November 2010). "Alcatel OT-980 review". CNET UK. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Vogel, Sandra (13 October 2010). "Alcatel OT-980 review". TechRadar. Archived from the original on 5 July 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 

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