Alcatel. They quietly detailed the One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini at the end of August. Coming out of IFA we have seen the introduction of the One Touch Idol Alpha and One Touch Hero smartphones and it looks like Alcatel also had a tablet in the works.
Alcatel has had a few device announcements coming out of IFA so far. The latest is the One Touch Hero which will be arriving with a 6-inch 1080p display and Android 4.2 along with a handful of accessories including a stylus, pico projector and e-ink case. Alcatel has said the One Touch Hero will be available beginning in October and in the meantime, they have offered details on the specs and other accessories.
Alcatel have just confirmed a new device for the One Touch Idol family here at IFA in Berlin. The new One Touch Idol Alpha is their brand new flagship 4.7-inch device, which is showcasing their new design direction with sleek curves and aluminum designs. We have all the details below.
FCC filing point towards the possibility of AT&T releasing an Alcatel branded smartphone. The handset is sporting a codename of Viper along with a series of mid-level specs. Neither AT&T or Alcatel have made an announcement just yet, however the FCC filing does list the handset as having support for the carriers network.
Alcatel has unveiled two additional smartphones. These latest models include the One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini and both have quietly appeared on the Alcatel website. That said, Alcatel has shared some images and detailed the specs, however there isn't anything in terms of when and where we can expect these models to be available.
Alcatel might ring a bell for some but it's not a name one would immediately associate with Android smartphones in the US. Still, it has managed to make its presence known this year with a few of its smartphones from its One Touch line. It seems that the company is getting ready to unveil yet another device that takes on a note-taking flavor.
Alcatel has announced the US availability of the One Touch Idol smartphone. For now the handset is only available for pre-order, however those shipments will begin soon enough. According to details coming from Alcatel, the One Touch Idol pre-orders will begin shipping on June 15th. The handset is selling unlocked (contract-free) and is available for $299.99 by way of the Alcatel website.
Alcatel, who have recently announced that the One Touch Idol smartphone is going to be featured in Marvel's upcoming Iron Man 3 movie. For those curious about the movie, you can expect it to be in theaters as of May 3.
Alcatel One Touch Idol X announcement earlier and in addition to that, we also have some hands-on images to share. The One Touch Idol X is the handset with the edge-to-edge 5-inch 1080p display and Jelly Bean. There is also a variety of colors, quad-core processor and 13 megapixel rear-facing camera.