- August 21, 2014
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Smartphones and Gadgets, Tech News
Alcatel has been aggressively promoting its brand in India, with a series of low to high-end Android smartphones. The Chinese handset maker has now launched three new smartphones under its Idol range and a Galaxy Note-like phablet, One Touch Hero today.
Alcatel’s Idol series smartphones Idol X, Idol S and Idol mini come with features such as ‘pic to the left’, that allows users to swipe and flip through the photo gallery to share them with friends. The Idol S comes with 4G connectivity, while the Idol X has a faster quad- core processor. The Idol mini is an entry level smartphone with a smaller display and low-power processor. The smartphones have screen sizes ranging from 4.3 to 5 inches and thin 2.4mm bezels. All phones are available in storage options of 4GB, 8GB and 16GB. The Idol range starts at Rs 10,000.
The Alcatel One Touch Hero, is a higher-end smartphone sporting a massive 6-inch HD display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Similar to the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Micromax Canvas Doodle 3, the Alcatel Hero comes with a stylus for taking notes. The phone also comes with a dual-screen feature to help you work on two apps simultaneously. It has a 13 MP rear camera and 2 MP front camera for video calls and self shots. There’s 16GB of built-in storage that’s expandable up to 32 GB and 2GB of RAM. The phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and packs a 3400 mAh battery. The One touch Hero is priced at Rs 30,000.
The One Touch Hero and the phones in the Idol series run the older Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and come in four different colours. The smartphones are available across physical and online retail stores. Alcatel had previously launched its Alcatel Idol X+ exclusively with Flipkart at Rs 16,999.