Alcatel Launches Direct Online Sales In U.S.
Jan 8, 2015, 12:00 PM by Eric M. Zeman
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.
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