Despite making great strides of late in Asia and Europe and even a few waves in America with dirt-cheap yet feature-packed unlocked smartphones, not many expected Alcatel to get noticed by the major carriers stateside.
Just because Alcatel came forward with the One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini a few days ago, that doesn’t mean the company is all done with showing off its IFA 2013 guns. Not even close, as the French are actually only now pulling out the big guns, both figuratively and literally.
Alcatel officially unveiled two new Android smartphones in the market. These include One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini which quietly appeared on Alcatel website.
TCL not only pushes UHD TVs and names the Hollywood Oscar’s venue, but also offers a line of smartphones under Alcatel branding. Here’s one new powerful yet budget model.
In a market dominated by Android and iOS devices, Alcatel has announced an entry-level handset running Firefox OS. The first Firefox based device is expected to launch in Europe and Latin America later this summer.
TCL launches the Idol X (S950) quad-core Smartphone that boasts a 5-inch 1080p display with extremely thin bezels and a flat back, all of which costs just $280.