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Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GB vs Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GB vs Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Microsoft Surface 2 RT X16Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GB
Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GB
6"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Alcatel A3 XL X09Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
10.6"
TFT

1080x1920

5
MP

3.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Penta

N/A
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


16 Advantages Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GB
A3 XL 9008D 16GBvsSurface 2 RT 64GB
 3 times100%
+Lighter
159 grams (5.57 ounces)vs676 grams (23.66 ounces)
 8%8%
+Thinner
8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 18%18%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
245 PPIvs208 PPI
 59%59%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 8MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo only main cameravsNot supported
 56%56%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 5MPvs(front) 3.1MP
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvsNot supported
Advantage
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(Not supported)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
A-GPS, GeoTaggingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP

09 Advantages Microsoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Surface 2 RT 64GBvsA3 XL 9008D 16GB
 36%36%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.7Ghz 32bit Penta-Corevs1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 3 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (45GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 77%77%
+Larger screen
10.6"vs6"
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro HDMI Type DvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.0vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go

18 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
BrandAlcatelMicrosoft
ModelA3 XL 9008D 16GBSurface 2 RT 64GB
Also known asAlcatel A3 XL 16GB Dual-sim, Alcatel 9008DMicrosoft Surface RT 2, Microsoft Surface 2 RT
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)feature not registered
Release dateMarch, 2017September, 2013
Depth8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)82.5 x 165 millimeters (3.25 x 6.5 in)172.5 x 274.6 millimeters (6.79 x 10.81 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)676 grams (23.66 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedDock with QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatWindows RT 8.1
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT8735B (28nm)32bit - NVIDIA Tegra 4 Wayne (28nm)
CPU processor1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.7Ghz Penta-Core ARM Cortex-A15
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2NVIDIA GeForce ULP MP72 672Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB user available)64GB (45GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size6" inches10.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)245 PPI208 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Not supported
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20,28)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTENot supported
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbpsfeature not registered
Messaging and callingAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailE-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderNot supported
Primary camera / Back cameraAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Main camera8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Front camera5 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedfeature not registered
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNo / Yes
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Gray/Silver, White/Silver, White/Blue, White/Fuchsia, White/Yellow, Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Dark Titanium
- Dual-position kickstand
- Optional Touch Cover with keyboard
- WiFi Direct
- Microsoft Office 2013 RT
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- SkyDrive 200GB for 2 years
- Skype free international calls and WiFi for 1 year
Power supply and autonomyAlcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAhfeature not registered
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/1A=5Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Alcatel A3 XL 9008D 16GBMicrosoft Surface 2 RT 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered