The main manufacturers in the sector finalize the details for their official presentations at the MWC. However, other companies will also bet on this fair to present new devices to gain a foothold in the market this year. This is the case of the Alcatel company that has decided to renew its range of OneTouch smartphones with the second generation of its Idol model, presenting not only one smartphone but two, one of them being a mini version of the first. In addition, the company has also opted for wearable devices but not like the rest of the manufacturer have used to. In the case of Alcatel, the company has opted for a wearable smartphone instead of a smartwatch or a smart bracelet presenting its Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit.
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2
This new smartphone from the Alcatel company is one of the company’s mid-range devices. The terminal incorporates a Five-inch display with HD screen resolution at 720p with IPS panel. Inside it incorporates a quad-core processor at a speed of 1.3 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and an internal memory of 8 GB expandable by microSD card up to 32 GB. All this with a 2,000 mAh battery and operating system Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, upgradeable to Android 4.4 KitKat.
As for its camera, it incorporates a main one in the back with a sensor 8 megapixels with autofocus and the ability to record video in high definition at 1080p, and a secondary camera on the front with a 1.3 megapixel sensor. The new Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 will arrive in two variants with 3G and 4G LTE connection. In the case of the 3G model, its price will be $ 199 and in the case of the 4G model it will have a market price of $ 249.
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 mini
This new terminal is a reduced version of the first model. He Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 mini has a 4.5-inch screen with qHD resolution and inside it incorporates a processor four cores at a speed of 1.2 GHz. This new terminal incorporates the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean version and, like its older brother, can also be updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. As for its connections, it incorporates NFC and it will also be available with a 3G or 4G LTE connection. The price of the model with 3G connection will be $ 169 and the model with 4G connection will arrive for $ 209.
As for its camera, the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 mini has a main camera on the back with an 8 megapixel sensor while on the front it incorporates a 2 megapixel camera.
Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit
This third terminal presented by the French company is surprising to say the least. The company has also wanted to enter the field of wearable devices but instead of a smartwatch or smart bracelet, as has happened with its main competitors, Alcatel has decided to do it directly with a smartphone.
This new terminal is designed so that users can place it on their arm, for example, and thus monitor certain physical activities of users. The Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit features a 2.8 inch QVGA screen, 1GHz dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM and 16 or 32GB of internal storage. All with a 1,000 mAh battery. This new wearable device from the French company will hit the market in various colors -black, pink, blue, red and yellow-, flip covers to fit the arm of users and JBL ariculars.
The price of the new OneTouch Pop Fit will be $ 89, an attractive price within the sector of wearable devices.