Alcatel Launches Direct Online Sales In U.S.
Alcatel OneTouch today announced the inaugural offering of its e-commerce web site, through which U.S. consumers can purchase Alcatel OneTouch smartphones and tablets. The initial selection of smartphones includes the Idol X+ ($275) and the Idol S 2 ($198), while the initial selection of tablets includes the Pop 7 ($149) and Pop 8 ($199). All four are being sold unlocked with support for select GSM networks. The site is being powered by Amazon. Alcatel said more handsets will be made available via the site over time. Alcatel also indicated that its Watch Series smart wearable will be available from the site beginning in March.
Hands On with Alcatel's Idol 2 S & Idol 2 mini S
Alcatel's new Idol phones are slim and light, something the company is known for, but now have LTE. We check out these nice-looking, affordable Android phones.
Alcatel Updates Idol Lineup
Alcatel today announced the Idol 2 S and Idol 2 Mini S, two thin and light Android phones. Both phones include 4G LTE, an 8-megapixel main camera, front camera, quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, NFC, and Android 4.3, ugrade-able to 4.4.
Review: Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3
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Review: Alcatel Idol 4S - Unlocked
Alcatel's flagship Android handset strives to break through barriers with its high-end design and mid-range specs. The middle of the market is a tough space in which to play, and, rather than allowing the Idol 4S to stand on its own merits, Alcatel hopes a set of VR goggles, a case, and a pair of headphones will help sweeten the deal.