Alcatel-Lucent is a multinational company that has its business across the globe. The company mainly provides telecommunication services to enterprises, governments as well as the masses.
Alcatel OT799 Play is the recent addition to their mobile line up. The device has dimensions of 111 mm x 58.2 mm x 14 mm and will weigh about 110.6 gram. That is sufficiently light for such a multimedia mobile.
The phone comes in vibrant colour combinations of blue and red. The device is provided with a full QWERTY key pad. The front portion features a black and white colour combination and it is common for all the mobiles. The sides and back portion will get the chosen colour high lights.
Even though the whole device is very compact and light the keys in the QWERTY key pad is sufficiently spaced. This makes it very easy to type out messages as well as other texts. The key pad is also sufficiently soft so you won’t feel any discomfort even after typing long messages or emails.
The phone has a display of 2.4 inches and its resolution is about 320 x 240 pixels. The pixel density is about 167 ppi. It can produce 65,000 different colours. There is a single camera in the device and it is placed at the rear top position. The resolution of that camera is about 2 mega pixels and can take pictures with up to 1600 x 1200 pixel resolution. The camera has video recording capabilities too.
Alcatel OT799 Play runs in a 208 MHz processor. The phones internal memory is about 70MB.The external memory can be increased by the addition of external memory cards. Memory cards of the type microSD can be used and the phone can support memory cards of up to 8 GB. The phone can store the recent call list as well as the contacts details in its internal memory. There are a lot of connectivity features in the phone.
They include GPRS and Bluetooth too. The GPRS version in it is GPRS class 12 and can provide the phone with download specs of between 32 and 48 kbps. EDGE in it is also of class 12 version.
A2DP connectivity that comes with the phone lets you stream music via Bluetooth to other audio devices or to a Bluetooth stereo headset. The phone has Bluetooth version 2.0 and offers sufficiently fast data transfers. There is a USB connectivity provided too to transfer large files from and to computers and laptops. The USB connector is of micro USB type.
A lot of inbuilt applications are present in the phone. There is a media player that supports most of the common audio and video file formats. There is an FM radio too that can be used to hear all the local radio stations. You can listen to audio through in built speakers or by connecting the headphone to the 3.5 mm audio port. Alcatel OT799 Play’s official price tag in India is yet to be confirmed.