FCC Reveals Alcatel Shockwave Headed to U.S. Cellular
Documents seen on the Federal Communications Commission reveal details about an unannounced Android smartphone made by Alcatel bound for U.S. Cellular. The documentation refers to the device as the One Touch 988 Shockwave, which supports the spectrum bands used by U.C. Cellular and bears U.S. Cellular branding. It is a bar-style touch phone and, according to the draft user manual, runs Android 2.3, includes a 3.5-inch HVGA display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and support for microSD cards. The FCC documents confirm that the device also includes Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. U.S. Cellular hasn't announced plans to sell this device, and availability is unknown at this point.