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Alcatel Onetouch Fire C with Firefox OS launches in India

Alcatel Onetouch Fire C with Firefox OS launches in India

02 October, 2014 | comments (29)

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 (31)

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...

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Alcatel unveils the OneTouch Flash phablet in Thailand

Alcatel unveils the OneTouch Flash phablet in Thailand

02 September, 2014 | comments (6)

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...

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Alcatel pushes Android 4.4 KitKat for Idol X+

Alcatel pushes Android 4.4 KitKat for Idol X+

14 August, 2014 | comments (76)

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

Alcatel unveils Android phone, phablet and two tablets

06 January, 2014 | comments (15)

Alcatel loves CES – 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...

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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...

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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 it’s about to unveil its new flagship dubbed Idol X+. We didn’t get many details back then – in fact we only learned the name, but now new information and actual...


T-Mobile outs a trio of budget-friendly smartphones in the US

T-Mobile outs a trio of budget-friendly smartphones in the US

16 October, 2013 | comments (6)

T-Mobile US quietly announced a trio of budget-oriented Android smartphones. Samsung Galaxy Light, Alcatel One Touch Evolve, and Alcatel One Touch Fierce joined the carrier’s lineup, with the last two already on its shelves. Leading the way is...


Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

Alcatel One Touch Fierce and Evolve coming to T-Mobile

25 September, 2013 | comments (4)

Alcatel has officially announced that its two new affordable smartphones - One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be launching on T-Mobile. The One Touch Fierce and Evolve will be available across T-Mobile's retail stores from October 5. Alcatel Evolve...


Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

06 September, 2013 | comments (10)

Alcatel is going all in at this year's IFA, outing the Idol S and Idol Mini along with Hero and Idol Alpha and now it's introducing the low to midrange Pop C series smartphones. The One Touch Pop C7 is the most interesting of the bunch with...

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Alcatel One Touch Hero phablet and Idol Alpha are official

Alcatel One Touch Hero phablet and Idol Alpha are official

04 September, 2013 | comments (21)

Alcatel has unveiled a second wave of its Android smartphones today. Following the announcement of the One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini, the phone maker has today presented the One Touch Hero phablet and the Idol Alpha Android smartphones. Alcatel...

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Alcatel One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini go official

Alcatel One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini go official

30 August, 2013 | comments (22)

Alcatel has extended its collection of smartphones with the introduction of One Touch Idol S and One Touch Idol Mini. Both the devices come with a compact design along with a slim profile. The Idol S is the slimmer of the two with its profile...

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6-inch Alcatel One Touch Scribe Pro leaks

6-inch Alcatel One Touch Scribe Pro leaks

16 August, 2013 | comments (25)

Alcatel has been doing mid-range and budget smartphones for quite a while but it seems the manufacturer is readying a phablet that'll challenge the big league's competitors. The Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin has snapped a shot of an Alcatel...


Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra now available, costs €265

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra now available, costs €265

08 May, 2013 | comments (27)

We've just received a tip confirming the Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra has just gone on sale. Alcatel claims the Idol Ultra is the world's slimmest Android phone with its 6.45mm thickness, but that's a claim a bit hard to confirm considering how...

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Alcatel One Touch Snap and One Touch Snap LTE debut

Alcatel One Touch Snap and One Touch Snap LTE debut

27 February, 2013 | comments (8)

Alcatel is continuing its march here at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona adding two more devices to the ones that it already announced a few days ago. Meet the One Touch Snap and its 4G-enhanced twin brother, the Snap LTE. Rocking a yet...