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.
U.S. Cellular Hit with Shockwave from Alcatel
U.S. Cellular today announced the Alcatel OneTouch Shockwave, a new Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone.
FCC Reveals the Alcatel Idol 5
Documents recently published to the FCC web site show what is likely the Alcatel Idol 5, which has not yet been formally announced by TCL. A device with the model name 6058 was cleared by the FCC for operation in the U.S.
Unannounced Alcatel Allura Headed to AT&T
The FCC this week approved and made public the Alcatel one touch Allura, an unannounced Android phone for AT&T. The technical model number (5056) suggests a phone very similar to the Fierce XL (5054) for MetroPCS.
Consumer Cellular Adds Alcatel Pop 3 and Others to Lineup
Consumer Cellular recently added four phones to its roster of inexpensive devices, including the Alcatel Pop 3. The Pop 3 (pictured) has a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen, 1.1 GHz quad-core processor with 8 GB of storage, 5-megapixel camera, and FM radio.
FCC Shines Light On Unannounced Flip Phone for Jitterbug
Documents on the FCC web site have revealed an unannounced flip phone for Jitterbug. The Jitterbug Flip, as it is referred to in FCC documents, was manufactured by Alcatel OneTouch and includes two screens and a rather basic set of features.