Verizon on Thursday announced it is now offering its first Alcatel smartphone, the Avalon V. This marks the first collaboration between the two, but figures to be the start of a new relationship.
The budget-friendly phone costs just $100 outright and features a 5.34-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo and gets power from a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor with 16GB internal storage.
The back of the Alcatel Avalon V houses a 5-megapixel camera while the front features a 2-megapixel shooter. In terms of software, the cameras have time lapse, panorama, and instant collage modes as well as Google Lens capabilities.
As far as aesthetics go, the Avalon V has a soft suede finish and Dragontrail glass protects the display against minor damage and scrapes.
If interested in learning more about the phone, or to make a purchase, the Avalon V is available at Verizon’s website. Sold in suede grey, it’s offered for just $4.16 per month over two years.