Tracfone Alcatel Pixi Eclipse (A462C) Review (Specs and Feature)

Alcatel A462C Pixi Eclipse is the smartphone starter for those who are starting to use Android phones and also Tracfone service in the same time. Find out about its features, specification, as well as the good and the not so good part of this phone.

If you are looking for a starter smartphone among Tracfone cell phone collection then this Alcatel A462C Pixi Eclipse is one among the many options to look at. It is called a starter smartphone for many reasons including its budget friendly price and also its standard features that will makes it a whole easier for you to use Android smartphone.

Tracfone Alcatel Pixi Eclipse (A462C) Review

This phone runs on Android version 4.4 KitKat, which is not the newest version of Android but it works good enough not to mention it is compatible with most apps in Play Store, so you can expect to find no problem in this area. It also support Wi-Fi and 3G internet connection so you can surf the web easily using the mobile browser in this phone anywhere you go.

The 4 inches touch screen is an average size of most smartphone this day and it work well enough for most people. It also use 1.1 GHz dual core processor, which is not the best processor that were used by modern phone, but it more than capable to do its job although you can’t put too many apps because it will strained its capacity. This is another reason why it called starter smartphone, which is work good enough for novice or moderate user.

Tracfone Alcatel Pixi Eclipse Front Back Side

The standard features that is available in this phone are Bluetooth version 4.0, GPS, MP3 Player, FM Radio, hands free speaker, proximity sensor, micro SD card slot and also a 2MP camera for taking picture as well as recording video. Nothing really stands out especially when you compare it to the latest smartphone in the market but it is decent enough for simple and daily use.

Tracfone Alcatel Pixi Eclipse Screenshot

Those are the good parts of this phone and you also should know about the not so good part of the same phone. First thing that you need to know is that the screen does not rotate, so you need to get a specific app that allows the phone to rotate automatically. Some people also complain about the quality of the camera where it does not take suitable photo. If you tend to take lots of picture with your phone, then you need to look for other options.

If you find that you got no problem with the issue of this phone and decide to buy one, then you can get it for $39.99 from Tracfone. Better yet, you also can get it from Walmart for a much cheaper price, only $27.24. Have your pick and enjoy low cost prepaid service from Tracfone with this phone.

Tracfone Alcatel A462C Pixi Eclipse Specs and Features

Included Battery: Lithium-ion
Size: 4.7″ x 2.5″ x 0.4″
Standby time: Up to 14 days
Talk time: Up to 11 hours
Weight: 3.8 (ounces)
Included Accessories: AC Adapter
Features: 4.0″ touchscreen display
Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS
1.1GHz dual-core processor
2 MP Camera/Video Recorder
3G/Wi-Fi Connectivity
Alarm Clock
Call Waiting
Caller ID
FM Radio
GPS Enabled
Handsfree Speaker
Hearing Aid Compatible
Instant Messaging
MP3 Player
Multimedia Messaging
Touch Screen
Vibration Alert
Voice Dialing


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  1. Bought it at Walmart for $10.00, did not activate it, use for wi-fi only. Downloaded Talkatone app from playstore and now use it for house phone, no monthly fees.

  2. Got one for my Granddaughter. Lasted 3 weeks then the battery quit charging. Took 20 minutes on the phone with off shore customer support. Replacement battery covered under warranty. Took another 2 weeks for delivery. Replacement battery defective. Another 15 minutes with customer support to file warranty
    claim for replacement phone. Was told expect 2 weeks to receive RTA for defective phone and another 3 weeks for shipment of replacement phone. Good first phone choice for a kid, bad choice for the adult who has to work through the warranty process which is likely to occur.

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