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Alcatel OT-980

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Alcatel OT-980. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and battery are on the whole positive. The GPS navigation and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the screen, and there are some less positive opinions about the camera and durability.

price, performance, GPS navigation, battery, reliability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel OT-980 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Alcatel OT-980


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Alcatel OT-980 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on

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Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Sandra Vogel (

Alcatel OT-980 review


Budget Android twisted together with a QWERTY keyboard

Lots of third party apps pre-installed ; Mini qwerty keyboard is nicely made ; Good battery life ; Android 2.1 is nicely up to date ; Good web browser despite small screen

Camera is low resolution ; Abysmal shutter lag ; Not much built in memory ; Chunky build ; Small screen

Alcatel makes no bones about the aim of the OT-980. This handset is about the mass market, and its £99.95 pay-as-you-go price from Carphone Warehouse indicates that it is a pretty affordable option as far as Android is concerned.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Mobile Choice UK (

Alcatel OT-980 review -


A near flawless mapping experience with a fast and accurate A-GPS with the added bonus of Layar being pre-installed

Alcatel may have been able to keep the cost down by using a resistive touch-screen but it results in a wholly frustrating experience

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Jeff Baker (

Alcatel OT-980 Review


There are plenty of budget Android handsets to choose from and the Alcatel OT-980 would be pretty low down on our list

The mapping facility is excellent, with a speedy, accurate A-GPS fix and pre-loaded Layar

Alcatel may have cut costs by including a resistive touch-screen but it makes for a disappointing user experience

You may think we've been rather tough on the OT-980, especially considering its low price, but there are more and more choices available for anyone looking for an affordable Android handset and we think this latest launch from Alcatel just doesn't cut...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : SmartphoneDaily (

Alcatel OT-980 review


Alcatel is well know for its budget handsets, and it has a solid reputation in that market. The manufacturer has decided to join in with the smartphone brigade, though, and the OT-980 is the company's first Android-toting smartphone.

On the plus side the version of Android used is 2.1, there's HSDPA support to 7.2Mbps download too. And you get the usual Android handset goodies of Wi-Fi and GPS. A 3.5mm headset connector means you can replace the rather poor supplied earphones with...

Expert review by : Just Roy (

Alcatel OT-980 Review


Alcatel is well known for its budget handsets, and it has a solid reputation in that market. Its latest effort comes with an Android-toting device that sports a full QWERTY keyboard slider akin to the RIM's Blackberry torch. Unfortunately, the...

Mar, 2011

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Alcatel OT-980


Introducing the Alcatel OT-980, an 'entry-level' handset planned to be released in the UK below £100!

Alcatel is not that well known in the US but in the UK they make decent phones on a budget and the OT-980 is their first with Android! Not much is known about this particular handset yet but some specs have been confirmed including a 2.8" inch...

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