Alcatel 1 is $80, but there’s one big feature missing…

TCL has added another option at the budget end of its phone offerings and it is as bare bones as it can get. But is it worth $80?

Alcatel 1 with Android Go is the most basic you can get

TCL introduced us to the Alcatel 1X earlier this year with what we thought was the most basic setup with modern trimmings you can get in 2018. Well, this.

Alcatel MWC 2018 Hands-On: 5 Phones, 3 Minutes, 1 Video

Here they are, the budget-friendly Alcatel 1X, 3, 3X, 3V and 5 in the flesh at MWC 2018, complete with 18:9 screens, fingerprint sensors and great bang for buck.

Affordable Alcatel 5, 3 and 1 smartphones get full official details at MWC 2018

The Alcatel 5, 3V, 3X, 3 and 1X are all extremely affordable for their very respectable specs and features, including 18:9 screens and facial recognition.

Full Alcatel 5, 3v and 1x announcements set for February 24 at MWC 2018

We already know a great deal about the technically unreleased 18:9 Alcatel 5, 3v and 1x smartphones, which will be fully detailed next Saturday, February 24.

2:1 Alcatel 3v and 3c phones get full spec sheets and European price points

Two of TCL’s “re-imagined” Alcatel smartphones previewed at CES 2018 last week are already detailed in full, sharing a display aspect ratio and fingerprint scanner.