Unboxing and First Impressions: Alcatel One Touch Glory 2

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After my awesome encounter with Alcatel’s One Touch Idol Ultra and One Touch Scribe HD, another smartphone I’ve got is the Alcatel One Touch Glory 2. Just like its predecessor, the Alcatel Glory 2 is both smart and pocket friendly entry-level smartphone. So, if you want a budget wise smartphone Alcatel Glory 2 is for you.

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Unboxing

The box of the Glory 2 is the same as the packaging of the Idol Ultra and Scribe HD. The front of the box has the picture of the phone and the model on the upper part and the name of the brand on the lower right part of the box. At the back are the specifications of the phone and on the left side is bar code color of the unit. It also has the logo of Tour de France which says that Alcatel is an official partner.

The Box Contains

  • One Touch Glory 2 handset
  • Back Cover
  • Mirco USB Cable
  • Charger
  • 3.5mm Headset
  • 1400 mAh Battery
  • Warranty Certificate
  • User Guide
  • Screen Protector

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Built and Specifications

The Alcatel One Touch Glory really fits in my hand. It is small and sexy and I can easily use it with one hand operation. It is quite thicker than Idol Ultra and Scribe HD. It has a smooth finish at the back giving me a good grip while holding it. This is already beautiful for an entry-level smartphone. I haven’t tried it features yet but I will give you an update once I have put the unit on a very good spin.

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Top: Power/Sleep Button

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Bottom: Micro USB Port

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Left Side: Volume Buttons 

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Right Side: Camera Button

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Back: SIM Card Slots, Memory Card Slot

 

Full Specifications

DIMENSIONS 115 x 61.2 x 12.2mm
DISPLAY 3.5″ HVGA (320×480). Capacitive. Single touch with gesturing
OS Android 4.1
BANDS Standard SIMGSM 850/900/1800/1900UMTS 900/2100HSDPA 7.2 DL / 5.76 UL
CPU 1GHz
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct), GPS with A-GPS, BT4.0 A2DP
CAMERAS 3.2Mpxl, front camera VGA, video VGA@30fps
MEMORY Internal: 4GB EMMC / 512MB RAMEnd user: 2GB data storageMicro SD up to 32GB
BATTERY 1400 mAhStand by time 400h (2G) / 300h (3G)Talk time 12h(2G) / 6.5h (3G)
CHIPSET MT6575M
APPS Catalogue of pre-embedded apps, Facebook native
OTHERS G-Sensor, proximity sensor, EAP SIM, light sensor, Stereo FM RDS, HD voice (optional), Dual SIM (optional).

“We brought colour to this dark entry segment of the smartphone market, which has long been focused on blacks and greys and simple nondescript phones… That not only means colour in the real sense, but also colour in the sense of variety and customization.” – Dan Dery, Chief Marketing Officer at ALCATEL ONE TOUCH

Being small and sexy, Glory is already packed with a 1Ghz CPU. It is very easy to use. It is running on Android Jelly Bean 4.1 but earlier I just had an update to Jelly Bean 4.1.1. It has 3.2MP camera that lets it users capture random photos. This may not be a good as the Idol Ultra and Scribe HD but I can say that it has a lot to offer when competing with other entry-level smartphones from its competitors.

The ALCATEL ONE TOUCH GLORY 2 is available for only P3,999.

 

Ian Irving Bacungan

Ian Irving is known to be a "Cracker Jack." He is the best in what he does. A "Jack of all Trades." He may be a master of none but definitely better than a master of one. Follow him on twitter: @fritzgamer.