The octa core powered OneTouch Flash Model No: 6042D is now available on Flipkart for Rs. 9,999 with launch day offer. There are two color options Gun Grey and Crystal White. This is a dual SIM (Micro SIM slots) 3G supported handset powered by MediaTek octa core processor. Its Pre-order at special price, handset will be available by end of November 2014.

The Alcatel OneTouch Flash weight with battery is 150 grams and it is 8.1 mm thick. There is 1GB onboard RAM, 8GB of internal storage with about 5GB available space for user and a micro SD card slot that supports up to 32GB external cards.

OneTouch Flash is powered by 1.4GHz MediaTek MTK6592M octa core processor coupled with Mali 450 MP GPU. Android 4.4 KitKat runs out of the box. This handset comes with a 5.5 inch IPS fully laminated screen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and 5 point multi touch support.

This smartphones also includes a 13MP auto focus camera on the rear with LED flash and a 5MP on the front for better selfies. FHD video recording is supported. Apart from the commonly used sensors like the accelerometer, light and proximity this handset also comes with gyro and magnetic sensors.

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 6042D octa core handset now available

Additional features are 3G (21Mbps), 2G (Edge/GPRS), Wi-Fi, GPS, FM radio and Bluetooth. OneTouch Flash gets power from a 3200 mAh battery that gives up to 19 hours talk time on 2G networks.

Now if you compared this with Xiaomi Redmi Note, here are the differences

Redmi Note OneTouch Flash
CPU (Octa Core) 1.7GHz MTK MT6592 1.4GHz MTK MT6592M
Memory 2GB 1GB
Battery (mAh) 3100 3200

Redmi Note is slightly better than the Flash, however there is no confirmation as to when it will be available, moreover even if it is available getting one will not be that easy. The OneTouch Flash is the next best you can get for the price.

Alcatel OneTouch Flash (6042D) is now available on Flipkart for Rs. 9,999.

By Rajeev Rana

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