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Alcatel 1S (2021) review

Expert review

Only have £100 to spend on your next smartphone? You don’t have to end up with a clunky brick phone, as the Alcatel 1S (2021) proves. Its hoping to tempt you with its premium-sized 6.5-inch screen, though beyond that the features are pretty basic. Can it prove to be a budget bargain? Find out in our expert review of this phone.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • How long does the battery last?
  • How good are the cameras?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

June 2021

Released

March 2021

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