By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 June 2015


One of the first Firefox OS devices to land in SA, Alcatel's Onetouch Fire E delivers all the basics of a smartphone experience in a surprisingly well constructed entry-level offering.
Looks fantastic for entry level smartphone; Well constructed and sturdy design
Falls short of mainstream user's app requirements; A tad underpowered compared to similar devices
At R1 700, the Alcatel Onetouch Fire E is on par with devices like the Lumia 535 and Sony Xperia E4 from a pricing perspective. When stacked up against those devices in terms of specs, the Fire E is lacking somewhat, with both devices featuring larger RAM and better cameras. As a result, the great looks and unique OS of the Fire E quite simply is not enough to hold sway over other entry level smartphones. With value for money being the key consideration for any entry level user, unfortunately the Fire E doe

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