Alcatel OneTouch Go Play Waterproof, Dustproof & Shockproof Smartphone Announced

by Teja Chedalla 0

At the IFA 20015, we have few interesting launches like Lenovo Vibe S1 with dual front-facing cameras and Sony Xperia Z5 Premium with 4K Display. Alcatel OneTouch came up with a robustly packed smartphone called Go Play. The device comes with IP67 certification; that makes the Go Play waterproof, dustproof and also shockproof. It is also accompanied with a waterproof headset. There is also a rugged smart watch launched along with this smartphone called Go Watch.

The Go play allows you to take images and shoot videos underwater. The device can also withstand the drops from a height of 1.5 meters. With the Alcatel OneTouch Go Play, you can control the GoPro action camera. The company also provides additional cases so that you can directly attach GoPro to your smartphone.

It has an 8MP rear camera that can record in 1080p resolution and also a 5MP front camera. The device sports a 5-inch HD (1280×720) IPS display and is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor that was normally seen in many entry-level smartphones.

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There is 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage out of which only 4GB is available to the end user. If your are disappointed with the storage on this device, the company also provides a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 32GB. With all those rugged features, the handset feels light at just 151 grams.

The battery on this device is of 2,500mAh capacity that can deliver up to 8.3 hours of talk time and can last up to 20 days on standby. It will be available in total eight colors – dark grey, dark red, dark green, orange blue,  pink, lime green, blue and orange.

With all this features, the device is expected to price under $200, which makes it the most affordable rugged smartphone.

Teja Chedalla

A Mechanical Engineer who loves cricket and is mad for traveling. Here at PhoneRadar, he covers exclusive news around gadgets & technology by digging deep into the Internet. You can connect with him on all the social platforms @T4Teja.