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At MWC 2019, TCL Communications has announced updates to the lower-end lineup of Alcatel smartphones and tablets, introducing the 1S, 3, and 3L smartphones, plus the 3T 10 tablet and a new speaker.
Billed as the first tablet to leverage T-Mobile 600MHz LTE spectrum, the Alcatel 3T 8 tablet will feature parental controls and an app that will bring together all of your favorite streaming services.
If you were looking for an affordable smartphone running Android 8.1 Oreo, the Alcatel 1 might be just the thing. The firm announced the new handset, which has an 18:9 display and support for 4G LTE.
TCL-owned Alcatel today unveiled its newest addition to the 5 series smartphone lineup, the 5V. The phone sports a 6.2-inch notched display and will be available in select markets in July for $199.99.
Alcatel's 3V smartphone attempts to squeeze in a great array of features, including a big screen, dual-lens camera, and two biometric authentication options into a $150 handset. Here's our review.
Priced at just $150, the Alcatel 3V is an attempt to bring a great set of features to users, including a 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ IPS display, without breaking the bank. Here's our unboxing video.
It seems that there's now only one Windows phone that's left being sold, as Microsoft today removed the Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 from its online store. That leaves the HP Elite x3.
Pitching as an "ultra-affordable smartphone", the Alcatel 1X will be the company's first handset including Android Oreo Go Edition and "social sharing" capabilities with a low price tag.
Alcatel announced that its 3V handset is coming to the United States next week for the price of $149.99. It includes a dual camera, a 6-inch 1080p display, and a quad-core processor.
Alcatel today unveiled its entire lineup of smartphones at MWC 2018 that included the 5, 3, and 1 series devices. The 1X is the company's first Android Oreo (Go edition) powered smartphone.
Google will use MWC 2018 to push RCS and its Android Messages application on businesses and customers alike. RCS makes old, clunky, SMS more modern, putting it on par with other instant messengers.
Alcatel took to Twitter to provide a glimpse of its phone lineup coming to MWC on 24th Feb. The phones include the Alcatel 5, a phone with a unique styled display, the Alcatel 3v and the Alcatel 1x.
Alcatel gave a sneak peek at its upcoming line of handsets at CES 2018. Luckily, we were able to to get our hands on the Alcatel 5 and Alcatel 3v prior to their official debut at MWC 2018.
In a rare occurrence, Microsoft has actually added a Windows phone listing to its online store. It's now selling the Alcatel IDOL 4S without the VR headset for $99.99, marked down from $299.99.
It was a few months ago that we got to see Alcatel's alleged roadmap of handsets for 2018. Now, we are getting another look at the Alcatel 5, which looks to be the firm's top of the line model.
The Microsoft Store is once again discounting the Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10, bringing the price of the unlocked Windows phone down to just $169, a $301 discount from its full price.
The Microsoft Store is offering some significant discounts on mobile handsets this week, bringing the price of the Alcatel IDOL 4S down to just $169, with deals on the Galaxy S8 and Elite x3 as well.
Leaks are quite common, with it more likely to occur when closer to a given device's release. But having an entire lineup leak is somewhat rarer. Now, we get to take a look at Alcatel's 2018 lineup.
At IFA 2017, Alcatel has announced four new smartphones aimed at the 'Millenials'. These devices feature 1080p displays, dual-cameras in some models and several colors to choose from starting at €229.
The online Microsoft Store in the US has marked down the price of Alcatel's Windows 10 Mobile flagship, the IDOL 4S with Windows 10, to just $199 from $470, a discount of over 57%.
Alcatel's parent company, TCL, has slashed another $50 off the IDOL 4S with Windows 10, reducing its price to $224.99, including a VR headset. The same device is priced at $470 on the Microsoft Store.
The IDOL 4 Pro - which launched in the US eight months ago as the IDOL 4S with Windows 10 - was supposed to be released in the UK last month. It's now available to buy there, priced at £419.99.
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On the day that deliveries were supposed to begin, the Microsoft Store has pushed back the release of the IDOL 4 Pro in France and Germany, following a delay to the handset's launch in the UK.
The IDOL 4 Pro originally launched in the US last year as the IDOL 4S with Windows 10. Pre-orders for the device opened in the UK this month, but its planned July 26 release date has been pushed back.
Alcatel's mid-range PULSEMIX smartphone with MotoMod-style SNAPBAK covers for enhanced sound, battery or just fancy lighting is now available from Cricket Wireless for just $79.99.
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Microsoft has opened UK pre-orders for the Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro - the same handset that launched in the US last year under a different name, and which T-Mobile dumped from its range after six months.
The IDOL 4 Pro is now available to pre-order from Microsoft Germany for €480 - 20% less than expected. The device includes a head strap, but no VR goggles, and will be released on the '76th of July'.
Alcatel's official price for the IDOL 4 Pro is €599 ($680), despite it selling the same device - as the IDOL 4S with Windows 10 - in the US for $275 with VR goggles... which aren't included in Europe.
Amazon has added five handsets to its Prime Exclusive Phone program in the US. Significant discounts are available on all the devices, including the new Nokia 6, with offers and ads on the lockscreen.
Alcatel said in February that its IDOL 4S with Windows 10 - which launched last November on T-Mobile US, before it was dropped - would go on sale in Europe "by June" as the IDOL 4 Pro, priced at €599.
It's hard to believe that even in 2017, flip phones are still readily available. T-Mobile has just released the Alcatel Go Flip for those that want something simpler. The handset will cost $75.
The IDOL 4S with Windows 10 launched on T-Mobile for $469, before its price was slashed, and the device was eventually discontinued. But you can now get the high-end handset for just $272.99.
A few days ago we reported on a lukewarm deal for the unlocked variant of Alcatel's Idol 4S, it now appears that something better has come along with a huge discount that sees the phone drop to $284.
T-Mobile US exclusively launched the IDOL 4S with Windows 10 in November for $469 - but then dropped its price to $432 in January, and $288 in February. Now, it's removed the device from its range.
If you've been waiting to purchase the Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10, now might be the time to do so, as the Microsoft Store is now selling the unlocked model for $400, $70 off of its normal price.
Alcatel has announced its "Flash" handset with dual 13MP sensors on the rear and dual 8MP and 5MP sensors on the front. The former allows it to generate an image with a high depth of field.