alcatel 1V (2020) review

Read our full review to find out how the alcatel 1V (2020) differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
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alcatel 1V (2020) ревю
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Alcatel 1V 2020 is a modern budget smartphone that offers a dual camera, a battery with enviable capacity and an octa-core chipset. It traditionally has a special button to call Google Assistant. Although the device has a similar name to its predecessor, but there are differences between them. Their dimensions are completely different, we find discrepancies in the cameras, battery capacity, chipsets, etc.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed alcatel 1V (2020) specs or watch the video below the article.

There are several reasons why the Alcatel 1V 2020 is suitable to be your next smartphone. Let's reveal them to you!


  • Release date: 2020, January
  • Colors: Prime Black, Pine Green, Metallic Black, Agate Green
  • Dimensions: 158.7 x 74.8 x 8.9 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g.
  • Screen: 6.22" inc, 720 x 1520, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Dual, 13MP
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6762D Helio P22 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Memory: 32GB 2GB RAM
  • Battery: 4000,  Non-removable Li-Po
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 10.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity


If you are looking for a modern look of a case with nicely curved edges, take a look at this Alcatel model. It is characterized by smoothly textured lines. On its back panel we find a dual camera, flash and fingerprint scanner. On the right are the buttons for adjusting the volume and starting the device. You will additionally like the Alcatel 1V 2020 because of the special Google Assistant button on its left side.

This smartphone is pleasant and easy to work with, as it is comfortable to hold in one hand. The curved 2.5D glass and the stain-resistant back panel are an added plus.

Although the body of the Alcatel 1V 2020 is made of plastic, there is no criticism of it. It is pleasant to touch. The smartphone can be found on the market in several colors: two types of black and two types of green.


Alcatel 1V 2020 has a screen with a diagonal of 6.22 inches, IPS LCD matrix and a resolution of 720 x 1520. Thanks to the HD+ display with a cinema aspect ratio of 19:9, you can enjoy a nice picture. In addition, we can say that the viewing angles are good, as well as the level of brightness.

Compared to the surface of the front panel, the display of Alcatel 1V 2020 occupies 81.3%. This indicator is satisfactory by today's standards.


This Alcatel model is based on a Mediatek MT6762D Helio P22 processor in combination with a PowerVR GE8320 video accelerator. The RAM is only 2 GB, which is not very promising. Internal storage is 32 GB. Given the other features of the Alcatel 1V 2020, you can count on good power. The 8-core processor handles complex tasks, which can include viewing photos, HD video, surfing the Internet, playing games with lower settings and more. If you deem it necessary, you can expand the internal storage using a microSD memory card up to 128 GB. This is a good idea if you use a lot of applications and take regular photos.

By default, the Alcatel 1V 2020 comes with the Android 10 operating system. The device easily handles everyday tasks.


Alcatel 1V 2020 has a dual main camera consisting of a 13-megapixel sensor with an aperture of ƒ / 1.8 and a 5-megapixel sensor with an aperture of ƒ / 2.4, whose task is to measure the depth. The front camera is 5 MP. For a basic device, these features are good, but don't expect flagship results. To improve the quality of the photos and raise them to a professional level, Alcatel has opted for AI mode of the camera. With the main camera you will be able to take decent shots. The program offers 22 different shooting scenarios, which is good news if you like to play with the phone's camera.

Although the front camera is not in the spirit of modern technology, with it you will take group photos worthy of a budget phone class. With Alcatel 1V 2020 you can shoot videos with a resolution of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second.

Autonomous work

Alcatel 1V 2020 has a powerful non-replaceable Li-Po battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh, which will provide you with active use all day long. In talk mode, you can count on up to 25 hours before using the charger. With a more economical use, you can extend the battery life.


Alcatel is a company that is known for striving to offer its fans smartphones at a low price. This time their desire to offer a reasonable set of features in a corpus with an attractive vision has come true. Alcatel 1V 2020 is a decent solution for anyone who does not have serious claims to make quality videos and photos and play heavy games. Excellent choice for the first device.

Considering the dimensions of Alcatel 1V 2020 - 158.7 x 74.8 x 8.9 mm, and the low weight - only 160 grams, this model is ideal for carrying in the pocket of pants or jacket.

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Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the alcatel 1V (2020) and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by alcatel.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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