Alcatel to release One Touch Idol X+, POP C9 Smartphones and POP 7, 8 Tablets
Alcatel is expanding its smartphone and tablet series with a bunch of new tablets and smartphones, sporting attractive and industrial design and features. The company unveiled its new series at the CES 2014, namely Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+, POP C9 smartphones and Alcatel POP 7 and 8 tablets. Spec-wise, devices range from mid-end to high-end.
Let’s take a peek into its specifications, first one is One Touch IDOL X+ which is basically an international version of the TCL Idol X+ launched early in China. The device is powered by MediaTek octa-core processor clocked at 2 GHz and boasts a 5-inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution and Black Crystal touch panel, Dragontrail glass, and some high-end Oleophobic coating .
The smartphone also has 2GB of RAM, a 13.1 megapixel camera with LED flash and 16GB of internal storage. The device is running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Moreover, a pair of JBL earbuds will be bundled in the box.
Next one is the Alcatel One Touch POP C9, a mid-end Android device available in different color back cover. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with 540 x 960 pixel and comes powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz processor. The smartphone has an 8 MP camera on the back and packs a 1 GB of RAM, 4GB of built-in storage storage and will come with GSM connectivity options up to HSPA+. And there is microSD card slot to further expand the memory up to 32GB.
Third one is a tablet dubbed Alcatel one Touch POP 7. The device is a 7-inch tablet utilizing TFT LCD technology with 1024 x 600 pixel resolution. The tablet is powered by a dual-core 1.3Ghz processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. One Touch POP 7 also features a 2MP camera on the back and 0.3MP camera for video calling. The tablet will be offered with couple of optional accessories such as magnetic flip cover and a protective case.
Finally the Alcatel One Touch POP 8 tablet, which will be available in variety of colors with white front frame. The POP 8 is built around quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and sports a 8-inch IPS LCD display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of storage that can be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card slot. This one also comes with optional accessories like a magnetic flip cover and a safety snap case.
Details regarding availability of the tablets and price still scarce while the One Touch IDOL X+ and the POP C9 are expected to hit Canada this spring.