Alcatel One Touch 997D Explore with Dual Core CPU and 8 MP Camera

Published on November 30th, 2012

Alcatel has released another Dual Core Android smartphone, the Alcatel One Touch 997D Explorer, featuring a 4.3-inch WVGA display, 8 megapixel camera with autofocus, running on Ice cream Sandwich and is powered by a 1GHz dual core processor.


But the main feature of the Alcatel One Touch 997D Explore is it’s Liquid Resistant Coating. This smartphone was designed with a P2i liquid repellent coating that protects the OT 997D Explore from the effects of water and all other liquids.

The Alcatel One Touch 997D Explore also has a VGA front facing camera for making video chat and calls. And since this phone is running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is powered by a 1GHz dual core processor, it’s faster, smoother and better for playing games compared to entry level smartphones or phones running on a single processor only. And to show you that this game is capable of running games with better quality, the One Touch Explore 997D is pre-installed with Asphalt 6 game.

The Alcatel is also a quadband smartphone and features a dual-SIM port and is WiFi hotspot ready. Based on its specifications, this is no entry level smartphone. It falls somewhere in the mid-level phone or a mainstream phone. See more specifications below.

Alcatel OT 997D Explore Price and Where to Buy

The Alcatel One Touch 997D Explore price is Php 11,990 (SRP) in the Philippines. It’s already available on Alcatel Kiosks and selected dealers nationwide.

Alcatel One Touch 997D Explore Specifications

Dimension: 129mm x 68mm x 10.95mm
Weight: 143 grams
Operating System: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Processor: 1Ghz Dual Core CPU
Chipset: MT6577
Memory: 512MB
Storage: 1GB
Expansion: microSD up to 32GB
Display: 4.3-inch WVGA TFT 16M colors at 800×480 pixels
Camera: 8 Megapixel LED flash with VGA front facing camera
Network: GSM Quadband 1900/850/1800/900, UMTS EU 900/2100
HSPA: 7.2Mbps HSDPA, 5.7Mbps HSUPA
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB modem tethering
Bluetooth 4.0
Micro USB 2.0
Sensors: Proximity, Light, E-compass, G-sensor
Battery: 1800mAh Lithium
Talk Time: 16 hrs (2G), 8.5 hrs (3G)
Finishing: Soft Touch
Colors: Ardesia, White, Dark Red

See also: Alcatel One Touch 993D Insight, Alcatel One Touch 995 Sapphire HD, Alcatel One Touch 918N Glory


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