Alcatel has launched new devices for the first time since its rebranding from Alcatel OneTouch to Alcatel.
At its pre-MWC 2016 keynote event, the company launched three new devices in the market. The first two, Idol 4 and 4S respectively, are smartphones, while the Plus 10 is a 2-in-1 tablet.
The Idol 4 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has a 5.2 inch full HD IPS LTPS display, and is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor.
To ensure things run smoothly, it has an Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB of RAM. Internal storage is 16GB out of which users can use only 10GB. Storage can be expanded to 512GB via microSD.
It has a 13 MP rear camera with dual-LED flash and touch focus alongside a 8MP with real-time beautification and a front-facing flash. The 2610 mAH battery is rated to charge within 120 minutes via the Quick Charge version 2.0. It weighs just 135 grams.
The Idol 4S is, as the name suggests, more powerful than the Idol 4 in almost all aspects. Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, with a 5.5 inch QHD Amoled display and is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor. It has an Adreno 510 GPU and 3GB RAM. 32GB is the inbuilt storage, out of which 10GB is useable. Storage is expandable up to 512GB via microSD.
It weighs 149 grams and is powered by a 3000 mAH battery which charges within 95 minutes via the Quick Charge version 2.0.
Both phones include Virtual Reality Content with 300 per cent reversible sound and UI. They both support 4G LTE, and sport waves technology with dual stereo speakers.
The Idol 4 will retail for about Rs 21,300 and the Idol 4S will retail for approximately Rs 34,300. They will come in the following colors: Gold, dark grey, rose gold, and metal silver.
The Alcatel Plus 10 has a 10 inch IPS display and is running Windows 10. It runs on a quad core Intel Atom Z8350. It has 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via a micro SD card slot.
The tablet comes with a detachable 4G LTE keyboard, which combines with the tablet to offer 8140 mAH battery. The keyboard comes in handy in more ways than one, as it acts as a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to 15 users.
The 2-in-1 device has Micro-USB, standards USB and Micro-HDMI for connectivity.