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Alcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Alcatel A3 XL vs Samsung Galaxy Fold phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Fold XAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)06Points
Alcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)
6"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
30PointsSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Compare Alcatel A3 XL X
Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
7.3"
AMOLED

1536x2152

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4380
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)

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! Comment!

A3 XL (9008D 8GB)6 Advantages Alcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)vsGalaxy Fold (SM-F900U)30 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+159 grams (5.57 ounces)65%
Lighter
vs263 grams (9.21 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core190%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+12GB LPDDR4X11 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB (3.8GB user free)vs+512GB (462GB user free)121 times
More internal storage for applications and files
8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)20%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT LCD IPSvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1536x2152 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
245 PPIvs+362 PPI48%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+7.3"22%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)60%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+4380 mAh46%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
+8 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
ModelA3 XL (9008D 8GB)Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Other model namesAlcatel A3 XL 8GB Dual-sim, Alcatel 9008DGalaxy Fold F900U (Single-sim) Unlocked, Samsung Winner
Country or region availableEurope
Europe
USA
USA
BrandAlcatelSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2017April, 2019
Depth8.25 millimeters (0.32 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)82.5 x 165 millimeters (3.25 x 6.5 in)117.9 x 160.9 millimeters (4.64 x 6.33 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)263 grams (9.21 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Alcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT8735B (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processor1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory1GB LPDDR312GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (3.8GB user free)512GB (462GB user free)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6" inches7.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1536x2152 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)245 PPI362 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20,28)LTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm 1/3.1" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depth sensor (f/1.9 24mm 1.22µm)
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Gray/Silver, White/Silver, White/Blue, White/Fuchsia, White/Yellow, Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Space Silver, Martian Green, Astro Blue
- Cover display: 4.6 inches HD+ Super AMOLED (21:9)
- Cover camera: 10MP (f/2.2)
- Samsung DeX
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity3000 mAh4380 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/1A=5W15W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1920 minutes | 32 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAlcatel A3 XL (9008D 8GB)Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered