One Touch 3040 - £20
Why this smartphone is built for you
The One Touch 3040
The One Touch 3040 is an entry level touchscreen smartphone from French manufacturers Alcatel. With an FM radio, MP3 player and a 2MP camera, it is one of the better-equipped phones in this price range.
This phone has a 3.5 inch touchscreen that displays in 165PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The One Touch 3040 has a 2MP camera and can record video in up to QVGA (320x240). It does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 0.26 GHz single core processor and 0.128GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 12 out of 100.
The One Touch 3040 has an estimated battery life of around 8 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone has a removable battery.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The One Touch 3040 comes with 0.1GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 8GB external storage.
The One Touch 3040 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
The One Touch 3040 has an MP3 player, an FM radio, can access social media via built in Facebook and Twitter Apps and it is able to take advantage of Alcatel's One Touch app store and all that it has to offer.
This phone comes in a dual SIM version (called the Alcatel One Touch 3040D ) that enables you to pop in two SIM cards at once and choose the one you want to use. This comes in handy if you are planning to use your phone abroad extensively or want to keep your business and personal calls separate.
Budget friendly phones do not often come with as many features as the Alcatel One Touch 3040. It does more than enough to keep you occupied and offers an excellent compromise between performance and cost.