MWC 2011: Various brands overview
As the tradition goes Alcatel showcases several new entry-level handsets at the MWC. Those might not look like much but with the rock-bottom price tags they carry, they do become a pretty decent deal.
The One Touch 803 is a compact messenger featuring a 2.4-inch resistive QVGA touchscreen, a 2 megapixel camera, an FM radio, 50MB internal memory and a microSD card slot. The OT-803 runs on a proprietary operating system.
The OT-807 has the same specs as the 803, except the slightly bigger 2.8-inch display. It has a more mature design, but its QWERTY keys are thinner and somewhat less comfortable than those on the 803.
This fella is the top gadget on the Alcatel booth. It’s a Froyo powered smartphone packing a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen, a 600MHz processor, the company’s first 5 megapixel snapper and the typical connectivity package (Wi-Fi, HSPDA, GPS, Bluetooth and FM radio).
The performance of the OT-990 units exhibited at the MWC wasn’t particularly impressive, but we really hope the retail version does better.