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Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ runs Cyanogen OS out of the box

Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ runs Cyanogen OS out of the box

02 March, 2015 | comments (12)

The Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ is a special version of the OneTouch Hero 2 running Cyanogen OS. The phone packs a 6" 1080p TFT display and has a built-in stylus, just like the original. Under the hood, there's a MediaTek MT6592 chipset with an 2.0GHz...


Alcatel announces new phones and tablets, all called PIXI 3

Alcatel announces new phones and tablets, all called PIXI 3

02 March, 2015 | comments (9)

Alcatel has definitely brought a lot of new devices to this year's MWC. Yesterday we reported on two new devices, bearing the name OneTouch IDOL 3 and it appear we only skimmed the surface. And if thought those two differently sized namesake phones...

Tags: Alcatel, MWC 2015


Alcatel outs the budget Klif smartphone with Firefox OS

Alcatel outs the budget Klif smartphone with Firefox OS

02 March, 2015 | comments (5)

Among the more prominent announcements that took place at MWC, you may have missed the little Orange Klif. The smartphone is a collaboration between Alcatel, Orange and Firefox and is sits in the low ranks of the entry-level. The Alcatel...


Alcatel unveils the reversible OneTouch IDOL 3, two of them

Alcatel unveils the reversible OneTouch IDOL 3, two of them

01 March, 2015 | comments (18)

Alcatel had its own way of grabbing people's attention at the MWC this year, and it was one we had never seen. The company released the OneTouch IDOL 3 which has the unique capability of being fully reversible. We'll need to elaborate on that,...


Alcatel 6045 One Touch leaks with a 64-bit Snapdragon 610

Alcatel 6045 One Touch leaks with a 64-bit Snapdragon 610

06 February, 2015 | comments (7)

A new Alcatel smartphone with a 64-bit processor has bee spotted at the GFXBenchmark database. Dubbed One Touch 6045, the phone sports a Snapdragon 610 chipset with a 1.5GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and 2GB of RAM. GFXBenchmark is reporting the...


Alcatel launches its own online store in the US

Alcatel launches its own online store in the US

08 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Huawei already has its own online store in the US, through which it sells the Ascend Mate 2 in unlocked form along with a bunch of accessories. And now fellow Chinese company TCL has created a virtual storefront of its own, for the Alcatel brand....

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Alcatel unveils LTE-packing Pop 2 phones, Pop 10 tablet

Alcatel unveils LTE-packing Pop 2 phones, Pop 10 tablet

07 January, 2015 | comments (6)

Alcatel's new Pop 2 devices are bringing LTE connectivity in multiple form factors and at a reasonable price. Announced at CES 2015, the four new members of the Pop family start with a 4" Android smartphone and scale to a 10" tablet with a dedicated...


Alcatel's OneTouch Pixi 3 series is OS-agnostic

Alcatel's OneTouch Pixi 3 series is OS-agnostic

02 January, 2015 | comments (21)

Its first smartwatch isn't the only thing Alcatel is talking about today. TCL, the Chinese company behind the brand, has also unveiled an upcoming line of smartphones called Pixi 3 - to succeed the original Pixi from 2013 and the Pixi 2 from last...


Alcatel Onetouch Fire C with Firefox OS launches in India

Alcatel Onetouch Fire C with Firefox OS launches in India

02 October, 2014 | comments (33)

Alcatel launched the entry-level Onetouch Fire C smartphone in India. The Firefox OS handset will be exclusively available in the vast market through the online retailer Flipkart. The Onetouch Fire C will be priced at the highly affordable...


Alcatel One Touch Hero 2 is official, packs octa-core CPU

Alcatel One Touch Hero 2 is official, packs octa-core CPU

05 September, 2014 | comments (32)

The Alcatel One Touch Hero 2 has been announced at IFA 2014. Just like its predecessor, the Hero 2 features a 6" TFT LCD display of 1080p resolution (367 ppi), Dragontrail glass for protection and oleophobic coating. The Hero 2 keeps the general...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Alcatel unveils the OneTouch Flash phablet in Thailand

Alcatel unveils the OneTouch Flash phablet in Thailand

02 September, 2014 | comments (12)

The latest Alcatel smartphone to be announced is the OneTouch Flash. It was introduced in Thailand for the first time, at a special event. The Flash comes with a 5.5-inch 720p IPS touchscreen, a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, and a 5 MP front...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Alcatel pushes Android 4.4 KitKat for Idol X+

Alcatel pushes Android 4.4 KitKat for Idol X+

14 August, 2014 | comments (89)

Alcatel has been rather quiet regarding software updates for its phones. Now though, the Alcatel Idol X+ is getting an update to Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The company will push the over-the-air firmware update tomorrow, August 15, for all existing users...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Alcatel One Touch Pop C2 surfaces in the Netherlands

Alcatel One Touch Pop C2 surfaces in the Netherlands

16 July, 2014 | comments (7)

Alcatel has added a new member to its One Touch Pop family of cheap, low-end smartphones, without actually telling anyone. So despite not having been officially announced yet, the Alcatel One Touch Pop C2 is already available to buy in the...

Tags: Android, Alcatel


Alcatel One Touch D820 with QHD screen benchmarked

Alcatel One Touch D820 with QHD screen benchmarked

15 June, 2014 | comments (31)

Guess who's next in line to release a handset with a QHD (2560x1440) touchscreen? You may be surprised to learn that it's Alcatel, and not some bigger name. The smartphone maker that's owned by Chinese company TCL is apparently following in the...

Tags: Android, Alcatel


Alcatel and ZTE launch a number of Firefox OS 1.3 devices

Alcatel and ZTE launch a number of Firefox OS 1.3 devices

23 February, 2014 | comments (9)

Alcatel and ZTE unveiled a host of Firefox OS devices with Qualcomm Snapdragon hardware. Alcatel One Touch Fire C, One Touch Fire E, One Touch Fire 7, One Touch Fire S and ZTE Open C and Open II feature entry-level and mid-range specs to go with...


Alcatel announces Idol 2, Idol 2 Mini and OneTouch Pop Fit

Alcatel announces Idol 2, Idol 2 Mini and OneTouch Pop Fit

23 February, 2014 | comments (4)

Alcatel has announced three new smartphones: the Idol 2, the Idol 2 Mini and the OneTouch Pop Fit. The Alcatel Idol 2 has a 5.0-inch 720p IPS display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front camera, NFC, LTE and...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

06 January, 2014 | comments (15)

Alcatel loves CES Ė each year the company brings several new devices to the expo and this year is no exception. A phone, a phablet and two tablets were unveiled at the trade show, all of them Android-powered. Alcatel One Touch POP C9 The...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Alcatel announces 2GHz octa-core Idol X+ for $330 in China

Alcatel announces 2GHz octa-core Idol X+ for $330 in China

26 December, 2013 | comments (36)

TCL has officially announced their newest flagship phone: the Idol X+, and its specs are very impressive. While you may not have heard the name, TCL is the Chinese phone manufacturer that owns and actively uses the Alcatel brand outside China. We...

Tags: Android, Alcatel


Firefox OS picks up speed in Europe

Firefox OS picks up speed in Europe

29 November, 2013 | comments (19)

Mozilla's Firefox OS based smartphones have hit the stores of Serbia, Montenegro, Hungary and Greece. With the inclusion of the new markets, Mozilla's OS powered devices are now available in 13 countries across the globe. Telenor has the...


Alcatel Idol X+ pictures and specs surface

Alcatel Idol X+ pictures and specs surface

24 November, 2013 | comments (26)

A few days ago TCL, which is the company behind the Alcatel smartphones, announced that itís about to unveil its new flagship dubbed Idol X+. We didnít get many details back then Ė in fact we only learned the name, but now new information and actual...