Alcatel Reveals OneTouch Hero with 6-Inch Screen
Alcatel recently announced the OneTouch Hero, the company's flagship smartphone for the rest of the year. The Hero, which runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, boasts a 6-inch full HD display and a 13-megapixel camera. The device is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and a 3,400mAh battery. It also includes a 2-megapixel user-facing camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0LE, and either 8 or 16GB of storage. In addition to the device, Alcatel revealed several novel accessories for the OneTouch Hero, including an e-ink cover and an LED cover. The e-ink cover adds a second display that can be used instead of the phone itself for reading and saving battery life. The MagicFlip LED cover has lights embedded in the surface that act as notifications for incoming messages, calls, as well as status updates. The Alcatel OneTouch Hero is sold with a stylus and supports wireless charging. Alcatel did not say if the OneTouch Hero will be sold in the U.S.
Alcatel Reveals the Fierce XL for MetroPCS and T-Mobile
Alcatel OneTouch today announced the Fierce XL, a budget phablet headed to MetroPCS and T-Mobile. The XL is the third Fierce-branded handset from Alcatel and features a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen.
Alcatel Bringing Smaller Idol 3 to US and Canada
Alcatel OneTouch today announced that it will soon sell the 4.7-inch version of its Idol 3 flagship in the U.S. and Canada.
Cricket Wireless to Sell Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3
Cricket Wireless today announced that it will offer the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 beginning Nov. 6.
Alcatel's Modular A50 Parties with Light Up LED Accessory
Alcatel today followed through on its promise to bring the A5 LED to the U.S., though it has changed the phone's name to simply the Alcatel A50. The phone, first revealed in February, is compatible with a handful of modular accessories, the most significant of which features an LED-covere panel that can blink a few dozen LEDs with color.