Alcatel Pixi 4 5" 4G Like New for £19.99 No top up required @ O2 - back in stock
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Alcatel Pixi 4 5" 4G Like New for £19.99 No top up required @ O2 - back in stock

£19.99
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Found 20th JanMade hot 20th Jan
Just choose your preferred sim .. total to pay £19.99. Not sure how many there are.

Overall Specification

Talk Time 12hrs(2G)/ 11hrs(3G)
Standby Time 473hrs(2G)/ 441hrs(3G)/ 196hrs(4G)
Dimensions 140.7 x 72.5 x 9.7mm
Weight 169g
Screen Size 5 inch
Internal Phone Memory RAM: 1GB Storage: 8GB
External Phone Memory MicroSD up to 32GB
Email Capability Yes
Operating System Android™ 6.0 Marshmallow
Charging USB charging cable only

Back Camera 5 MP
Front Camera 2 MP
HD Camera No
Video Capture Yes
Music Player Yes
FM Radio Yes

Data Connectivity Yes
Band Type GSM Quadband 850/900/1800/1900
Bluetooth Yes
Stereo Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
3G/4G 4G
Type of Audio Connector 3.5mm

40 Comments

Bought one last night. Currently zero obligation to buy with a top up, although the process suggests it is obligatory. If no top up is required, just select a SIM type (example: "Classic Pay As You Go") and when clicking "Select" no top up costs are added.

Unlock is 99p via the bay. Random example: ebay.co.uk/itm…623

Bought one of these last time
Pros:
Very responsive
Plenty of storage
Only 99p to unlock
only £19.99 !
2% tcb

Cons:
awful screen with a terrible viewing angle and while you can turn down the brightness
the contrast is set way to high imo

gone back up to 39.99

MAZ1991

gone back up to 39.99


OP item is the correct £19.99 "Like New" price o2.co.uk/sho…ew/
Your suggested £39.99 price is the "New" price o2.co.uk/sho…-5/

not a bad phone for £20 use mine as a backup phone

thewongwing101

Bought one of these last timePros:Very responsivePlenty of storageOnly … Bought one of these last timePros:Very responsivePlenty of storageOnly 99p to unlockonly £19.99 !2% tcbCons:awful screen with a terrible viewing angle and while you can turn down the brightnessthe contrast is set way to high imo



​if brightness is a problem download "darker" or similar. that should make it easier to bear with

clicked pay as go classic and got this

confirm I want my service to start as soon as I top up my sim (you'll still have 14 days to cancel, you'll just pay for what you've used)
- I have read the terms and conditions and checked my coverage
- If you've chosen a 4G package, additional terms apply.


this isnt a contract sim is it

Original Poster

ashmac

clicked pay as go classic and got thisconfirm I want my service to start … clicked pay as go classic and got thisconfirm I want my service to start as soon as I top up my sim (you'll still have 14 days to cancel, you'll just pay for what you've used) - I have read the terms and conditions and checked my coverage - If you've chosen a 4G package, additional terms apply.this isnt a contract sim is it



Well I didn't have to enter bank details for direct debit but any sale is a "contract" nor did I when I bought one when last available back mid-December - I think they would have produced a bill by now.

ashmac

this isnt a contract sim is it



Nope, you should have noticed the total amount at checkout is only £19.99. (This is confirmed in the email you'll probably have received by now)

They do send out a SIM card with the phone but it's then your option to top it up or not.

Frankly, with unlocking only costing 99p, I'd doubt anyone would choose an O2 tariff!

Edited by: "bertiebasset" 20th Jan

rhyming_geek

Well I didn't have to enter bank details for direct debit but any sale is … Well I didn't have to enter bank details for direct debit but any sale is a "contract" nor did I when I bought one when last available back mid-December - I think they would have produced a bill by now.



​no they didnt ask for sort code ect just 12 digits n 3 number code

bertiebasset

Nope, you should have noticed the total amount at checkout is only … Nope, you should have noticed the total amount at checkout is only £19.99. (This is confirmed in the email you'll probably have receieved by now)They do send out a SIM card with the phone but it's then your option to top it up or not.Frankly, with unlocking only costing 99p, I'd doubt anyone would choose an O2 tariff!



​thanks ..wife smashed her s7 and its off for repair so this will see her through

Got the 3G, Pixi 4 4" like new from o2 yesterday for £9.99 as a wifi hotspot - if this has better specs buy it, well worth the money imo, HEAT!.

yeahbutitsnotfree

​if brightness is a problem download "darker" or similar. that should m … ​if brightness is a problem download "darker" or similar. that should make it easier to bear with


Thank you been meaning to look for something like that

Sold out

Just got one, thanks been looking for a phone for a while & this'll do great as a 'phone'.

Hoping it'll work with my GiffGaff sim... :s

http://i.imgur.com/KWkZWsg.jpg
Edited by: "tuna89" 20th Jan

Damn wanted to get this for mum but oos again

little_green

Damn wanted to get this for mum but oos again


I've purchased 2 within the last 20 mins...I selected a £25/month tariff and it became available

little_green

Damn wanted to get this for mum but oos again


Worth bookmarking it and keeping an eye open. It's been back in stock since Wednesday, and likely to come back again, according to my local O2 shop staff.

Also this one
o2.co.uk/sho…new
only 3g but then only a tenner (plus 99p to unlock), which was available just before Christmas and again for a couple of days last week. Grabbed it in December and think it's a lovely little basic phone.

They are all out of stock for home delivery

Couldnt buy as it had one of my contact details wrong and couldnt change it. Anyone encountered that?

davening

Couldnt buy as it had one of my contact details wrong and couldnt change … Couldnt buy as it had one of my contact details wrong and couldnt change it. Anyone encountered that?


I had similar issue; o2 website's address database appears to be poor. In a chat session with o2 I was told to create an o2 account prior to purchase using incorrect but acceptable-to-the-website contact details, then call o2 to correct the inaccuracies, then place an order online. Already lost interest ? Wouldn't blame you; far too much faff for a £20 mobile.

oos

not again..oooooooooooos

Looks like would be good as cctv unit. Screen not an issue, has camera and 4G.

davening

Couldnt buy as it had one of my contact details wrong and couldnt change … Couldnt buy as it had one of my contact details wrong and couldnt change it. Anyone encountered that?



​i had this, used a different email and used my middle name instead of 1st, went through.

davening

Couldnt buy as it had one of my contact details wrong and couldnt change … Couldnt buy as it had one of my contact details wrong and couldnt change it. Anyone encountered that?



Same for me today. Despite having already set up an account and bought a phone last month, and my name and address showing up correctly after logging in, it wouldn't let me past that page (Your details incorrect).
Ended up having to buy it through their sales dept by phone...
Nightmare, kept cutting me off before completing sale, and every time I had to start all over again from the beginning (plus two of them told me point blank "we don't sell Alcatels", others "you mean Alcatel pop", one even "Never heard of that brand before, it's only my second day" after I spelled it out to him) but I wanted this phone A LOT having missed out last time.
These people made EE's CS look good!
Pity because the staff in my local O2 shop couldn't have been more knowledgeable and helpful when I visited.
Edited by: "bertiebasset" 20th Jan

O2's website is awful to order from. Took me about 20 attempts, it would go into loops of requesting login then failing on the payment page.

faxmax

O2's website is awful to order from. Took me about 20 attempts, it would … O2's website is awful to order from. Took me about 20 attempts, it would go into loops of requesting login then failing on the payment page.


Same with me. unable to order.

When I bought the Alcatel 4 4 the week before Xmas (their busiest time, you'd think?), it all went flawlessly at the first try.
The same process, this time trying to get this 4 5, took me 3 days on and off from Wednesday through till Friday.... nightmare!

bertiebasset

When I bought the Alcatel 4 4 the week before Xmas (their busiest time, … When I bought the Alcatel 4 4 the week before Xmas (their busiest time, you'd think?), it all went flawlessly at the first try.The same process, this time trying to get this 4 5, took me 3 days on and off from Wednesday through till Friday.... nightmare!



​After the third or fourth try last night and deleting my prev payg numbers, I thought as AndyRoyd discerned, it wasnt worth the hassle.
You got the Alcatel 4 4?
I got the Alcatel 4 4 from EE instead previously. How did you find yours?

Sorry, have just read bertiebasset's appraisal "lovely little basic phone".

I found I could barely get it to play music as I set the micro sd as portable storage and ot adoptable storage as was not sure I could copy music across by the usb.

faxmax

O2's website is awful to order from. Took me about 20 attempts, it would … O2's website is awful to order from. Took me about 20 attempts, it would go into loops of requesting login then failing on the payment page.


Same happened with me. Couldn't place order

faxmax

O2's website is awful to order from. Took me about 20 attempts, it would … O2's website is awful to order from. Took me about 20 attempts, it would go into loops of requesting login then failing on the payment page.


It's been doing such since the Genie days...it needs a complete overhaul the online store

shadey12

​i had this, used a different email and used my middle name instead of 1 … ​i had this, used a different email and used my middle name instead of 1st, went through.


Thank you worked for me as well

I replaced my first one because the volume was lacking, bu it seems the next one is the same, pretty weak speaker, not a loud ringer.

davening

Sorry, have just read bertiebasset's appraisal "lovely little basic … Sorry, have just read bertiebasset's appraisal "lovely little basic phone".I found I could barely get it to play music as I set the micro sd as portable storage and ot adoptable storage as was not sure I could copy music across by the usb.



winchman

I replaced my first one because the volume was lacking, bu it seems the … I replaced my first one because the volume was lacking, bu it seems the next one is the same, pretty weak speaker, not a loud ringer.



What do you expect for a tenner?

With the SD card fitted (finnicky!) I set it for "USB Storage" and a folder pops up on my desktop, already mounted, into which I can copy over any data I need.

I find the media volume and clarity, both on phones and speaker, very good indeed, better than with other, dearer phones I've owned, and can easily set my stored music as clear, loud ringtones, which wasn't always the case I found on others.
Great call quality and reception too.

I think, for the price, it's wonderful value, when I only really bought it for tethering, as a cheap option to a midi or dongle, to use the Asda Xmas bundle and the Three 24 GB deal.
Maybe I'm not used to any better?

Edited by: "bertiebasset" 23rd Jan

bertiebasset

I find the media volume and clarity, both on phones and speaker, very … I find the media volume and clarity, both on phones and speaker, very good indeed, better than with other, dearer phones I've owned, and can easily set my stored music as clear, loud ringtones,Maybe I'm not used to any better?


Have you used any apps to increase volume?

winchman

[quote=bertiebasset] Have you used any apps to increase volume?



Nope, bog standard, except for running the firmware update when I first got it.

I should add I'm a deaf old b***** so a good volume and clarity of tone are important to me.

i've installed the MTK engineering app but there is no audio setting in the hardware menu, any ideas?
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