Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4: Which is the better device?

Alcatel 3L 2021 is a budget Alcatel phone, and Nokia 2.4 is a budget Nokia smartphone. Alcatel’s phone launched in 2021 and Nokia’s phone introduced in 2020. Here, to assist you to determine the right handset for your needs, we compare and contrast Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4.

Alcatel 3L 2021 Nokia 2.4
Pros
Pros
  • Modern looks
  • Better quality main camera
  • Macro camera
  • Larger memory
  • Budget-friendly
  • Modern looks
  • Longer battery life
  • Budget-friendly
Cons
Cons
  • Plastic body
  • Low-resolution display
  • Low-end chipset
  • No fast charging
  • Plastic body
  • Low-resolution display
  • Low-end chipset
  • Lower memory
  • No fast charging

Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4: Specifications

Alcatel 3L 2021 Nokia 2.4
CHIPSET
CHIPSET Mediatek Helio P22 Mediatek Helio P22
CPU
CPU Octa-core Octa-core
GPU
GPU PowerVR GE8320 PowerVR GE8320
RAM
RAM 4GB 2GB or 3GB
STORAGE
STORAGE 64GB
MicroSD
32GB or 64GB
MicroSD
DISPLAY
DISPLAY IPS LCD
6.52 inches
720 x 1600
269 ppi
IPS LCD
6.5 inches
720 x 1600
270 ppi
REAR CAMERA
REAR CAMERA 48 MP main
2 MP macro
2 MP depth
1080p@30fps
13 MP main
2 MP depth
1080p@30fps
FRONT CAMERA
FRONT CAMERA 8 MP selfie
1080p@30fps
5 MP selfie
BATTERY
BATTERY 4000 mAh 4500 mAh

Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4: Design

Alcatel 3L 2021 sizes 165.6 x 75.6 x 8.7 mm with a weight of 194 g. On the other hand, Nokia 2.4 sizes 165.9 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm with 195 g in weight. Both devices are, thus, large. Consequently, these are hard to use with one hand and hard to fit in a pocket. Both are also heavier.

Each handset only has budget-grade build quality. Both use glass for the front, and for the back and the frame, plastic.

There are minimal bezels on the two phones. Thus, both of these are modern looking. There is also a large screen to body ratio on each device.

Each handset is not waterproof. So, when using both of them in close proximity to water sources, we need to be cautious.

Alcatel 3L 2021 is available in shades of Jewelry Black and Jewelry Blue. On the other hand, Nokia 2.4 arrives in shades of Dusk, Charcoal, and Fjord.

Overall, Alcatel 3L 2021 and Nokia 2.4 are of similar build quality. Consequently, we can call this a tie.

Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4: Display

Alcatel 3L 2021 is fitted with a 6.52-inch IPS LCD panel, and Nokia 2.4 features an IPS LCD screen of 6.5-inch. Alcatel’s phone also has a resolution of 720 x 1600 in its display with a 269 pixels per inch density. The display of the Nokia’s phone, on the other hand, has a resolution of 720 x 1600 and a 270 pixels per inch density.

Each phone display also has an aspect ratio of 20:9.

Both phone’s low-resolution displays only deliver average quality. Consequently, they’re not so great for high-quality videos.

Both phones also have small notches at the top of their displays for the front cameras. However, they both are not that distracting.

Both phones have comparable display quality and we can call this a tie.

Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4: Camera

Rear camera

Alcatel 3L 2021 features a 48 MP main camera with an aperture of f/1.8, a 2 MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4, and a 2 MP macro camera with an aperture of f/2.4. On the other hand, Nokia 2.4 comes with a 13 MP main camera and a 2 MP depth camera.

The primary camera of the Alcatel 3L 2021 has higher photo quality than the Nokia 2.4 primary camera. It can take amazing photos with a higher dynamic range. The daytime photos also look better due to the high level of detail and nice colors.

Alcatel 3L 2021 also supports phase detection autofocus for faster focusing.

The main cameras of both phones have an HDR mode to provide a wider range of colors.

The depth cameras of both phones capture the depth information required for the portraits. With the help of these cameras, both phones can blur the background in the portrait photos.

The main cameras of both phones can capture 1080p videos at 30fps.

Overall, the rear camera setup of the Alcatel 3L 2021 has a better quality than the Nokia 2.4 rear camera setup.

Front camera

Alcatel 3L 2021 comes with an 8 MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.0. On the other hand, Nokia 2.4 features a 5 MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.4.

The selfie camera of the Alcatel 3L 2021 also comes with an HDR mode to provide higher quality selfies.

Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4: Performance

Each phone uses a Mediatek Helio P22 chipset. It has an Octa-core CPU. Both phones also have comparable CPU performance.

Each phone comes with the PowerVR GE8320 GPU. As a result, both have similar GPU performance.

The following diagram shows the AnTuTu V8 performance benchmarks for the two devices.

Alcatel 3L 2021

94642

Nokia 2.4

94620

Both phones only have low-grade performance. As a result, they can only handle games at relatively lower quality settings. Moreover, the user experience is also not that smooth. However, both of them work well for day-to-day use.

Alcatel’s phone features 4GB of RAM, whereas Nokia’s phone has 2GB or 3GB of RAM. Thanks to the larger memory, Alcatel’s phone is capable of supporting higher levels of multitasking. It also provides excellent support for memory-intensive games.

Alcatel 3L 2021 also comes with 64GB of storage compared to the 32GB or 64GB of storage in the Nokia 2.4. They both also come with expandable storage.

Both phones have similar performance. Therefore, we can call this a tie.

Alcatel 3L 2021 vs Nokia 2.4: Battery and charging

Alcatel 3L 2021 features a 4000 mAh battery, whereas Nokia 2.4 has a 4500 mAh battery. Thanks to the larger battery, Nokia’s phone also provides a better battery life.

Sound comparison

Each phone comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack and we can easily use our own headphones.

Furthermore, each phone comes with a single speaker and therefore only supports mono sound.

Software and additional features comparison

Alcatel 3L 2021 comes with Android 11 compared to the Android 10 of the Nokia 2.4.

Both phones also have a back-mounted fingerprint scanner. Both of these sensors are responsive and accurate.

Each phone also has Bluetooth 5.0. As a result, both of them have up-to-date support for the latest Bluetooth 5.0 devices.

Conclusion

Alcatel 3L 2021 is the overall winner in this comparison. Therefore, if you are looking for a phone that comes with a larger memory, a higher quality main camera, and a macro camera, it is better to get the Alcatel 3L 2021. However, Nokia 2.4 has a larger battery. As a result, Nokia 2.4 is also a worthy choice.