Scratch that, this new smartphone is simply called the Flash Plus 2 since Flash is now a separate company from Alcatel and focuses on bang for the buck smartphones.

It comes with a 5.5 inch full HD display, replaceable metal casing, near-vanilla Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS, fingerprint sensor and High Fidelity audio.

Take a look at the Flash Plus 2:

Flash Plus 2
Flash Plus 2

The Flash Plus 2 runs on MediaTek’s Helio P10 chipset. This is composed of two sets of quad core Cortex-A53 CPU cores running at 1.8GHz and 1.0GHz respectively as well as a Mali-T860 graphics chip.

RAM is either 3GB or 2GB while the built-in storage is either 16GB or 32GB which is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.

Flash Plus 2 fingerprint sensor
Flash Plus 2 with its fingerprint sensor at work.

For photography, the Flash Plus 2 has a 13 Megapixel rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus and a 5 Megapixel wide-angle front camera with its own LED flash.

It can connect to 4G LTE networks and has separate slots for a microSIM, nanoSIM and microSD card.

The Flash Plus 2 is powered by a 3000mAh battery that supports 9 volt quick charging.

It comes in two colors – Venus Gold and Luna Silver. The price here in the Philippines will be around ₱8,000 and the local launching will be on May 24th.

Flash Plus 2 Specifications

  • 5.5-Inch Full HD Display with OGS (1080 x 1920 Pixels, 401 ppi)
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • MediaTek MT6755M Helio P10 Chipset
  • 1.8GHz and 1.0GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 CPUs
  • Mali-T860 MP2 GPU
  • 3GB or 2GB of RAM
  • 13.0 Megapixel Rear Camera with Phase Detection AF and Dual LED Flash
  • 5.0 Megapixel Front Camera with LED Flash
  • 32GB or 16GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 128GB via MicroSD
  • Dual SIM (Micro+Nano)
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • A-GPS
  • Stereo FM Radio with RDS
  • Hi-Fi Audio (AKM4375 Chipset)
  • NXP9890 Audio Amplifier
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • Gyroscope
  • E-Compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 152.6 × 76.4 × 8.2 mm @ 157 g
  • 3000mAh Battery
  • Quick Charging
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