And to begin with…
When it comes to comparing smartphones with each other, you have several options.New technology or basic model – what’s the difference?This model, the atel 1B (2020) 16 GB uses Android, which is already a choice in the telephone world.
Considering that this is not a prohibitive measure, let’s see if this article is made for you.
Unfortunately, our analysis showed that this product was below what you would expect from a smartphone.This model is very far from the top of the range, and may eventually meet the need for a first phone for a child.In conclusion, it’s a pricey choice.
|Avoid choosing this phone for|
|Playing video games|
|Making photos or movies|
atel 1B (2020) 16 GB for mobility?
Your smartphone must be able to accompany you at all times.If for you, a phone is just for making calls, you probably won’t need a smartphone.
The atel 1B (2020) 16 GB is almost a model.A size of 5.5 inches that would have been normal in the early days of smartphones, but not anymore.
A size that does not invite fluid use on the internet.Forget the videos, too.All in all, perfect for a phone call.
In addition, through its Wlan option, you can connect to wifi terminals.You will be able to enjoy quality web access, anywhere, even on the other side of the world.This smartphone comes with GPS.No more need for a map to get around a city or a country.Unless you’re in the middle of the desert.
Several Sims can be activated on this smartphone.In other words, having several subscriptions with the same device.That is, several operators at the same time.This will be convenient for those who travel regularly.
We found out that this atel 1B (2020) 16 GB doesn’t have reinforced glass.No protection against scratches or shocks that can occur during the lifetime of all smartphones.You will need to plan for the purchase of a protective film.
Because of its battery, the range of this model is one of the worst.With only 3000 mAh, it will be difficult to last a full day.Keep your charger handy.
On the question of loading, Cat has done in the economy, that is to say without the fast charge.Too bad, it’s a very interesting feature today.
The right model for multimedia use?
Smartphones have become the new televisions.It’s a device that is always at hand.The same goes for listening to music.They are quite powerful and quite connected by streaming video.But not all phones are suitable for this purpose.
Unsurprisingly, this model is not really made for multimedia.He’s one of the worst in the business.An 5.5 -inch screen with overly vivid colors.And its screen resolution is low.At the limit, it will be suitable for listening to music.
The screen of this model has been switched to LCD IPS (In-Plane Switching).That is to say that it offers very good colours and very wide viewing angles.
Cat has also designed this product for audio use.The 3.5mm jack input allows the connection of headphones and/or a microphone.
Using its Bluetooth functionality, you can pair your phone with all the devices in your home (speakers, TV…).The result is very pleasant to the ear.
And finally, for the sound, we were surprised not to find the stereo.
The Cat smartphone for online or local games
Smartphone games now require power.Batteries are put to the test every day due to the use of mobile internet and applications.On 3D games, the right processor and quality graphics chip ensure smooth rendering.In other words, the power of the technical components is essential to enjoy the game phases.
After our tests, we find out that this atel 1B (2020) 16 GB is in the lowest rankings.The components are starting to date (Qualcomm QM215 (28 nm) processor), and the quality is less good.The rendering at the image level is inferior to the competition.
In terms of storage memory, it’s in the worst.It’s 16 GB that have been installed, and that’s not much.In fact, for some passionate users, Cat has provided an extra space to add more.
If you play a lot for several hours you will find that the battery is low.The result is at the bottom of our ranking.The power of 3000 mAH will require you to recharge during the day.
It will be necessary to limit the applications installed on this smartphone.unfortunately, it is at a very low reading comfort level.This is an entry-level model: 293* pixels per inch.Even if it remains legible, the clarity of the image and the display are below the competition.
And to finish on the application part, we note that the payment function via telephone (the NFC), is not available here.
For audio or video use?
The quality of smartphones allows you to take pictures as well as many cameras.They have millions of pixels that capture details perfectly.However, this is not the only criterion to be taken into account.Editing and sharing options should also be analyzed.Cat has a long history of designing quality products.
It’s a surprise from Cat.There is thus only one lens, to be installed on this model.
The screen resolution of this atel 1B (2020) 16 GB is among the lowest on the market.A photo resolution of 13 Mp which gives a low quality result.As far as selfies are concerned, this model is devoid of the technology that embellishes the photos .So photo retouching is not exceptional.You will be able to take pictures perfectly, but don’t expect high quality.
This model is one of the least space-consuming with only 16 GB.Limited space to store your holiday photos and movies.With this amount available, you will need to quickly sort through what you want to keep and delete the rest.
Finally, the atel 1B (2020) 16 GB…
The design of this atel 1B (2020) 16 GB corresponds to an entry-level product.This model is very far from the top of the range, and may eventually meet the need for a first phone for a child.Only its well-placed price is interesting; it can be a temporary choice.