Category: Alcatel (Android)

Alcatel IDOL 5 announced at IFA

A full aluminium body, curved glass and it’s 7.5mm thick. Not bad so far and, with a 5.2″ FHD 1920 x 1080 pixels screen at 423 PPI it’s going to be pretty decent to use. Specs on this one include 16GB of internal memory (plus a microSD slot, …

Alcatel POP 4 6″ – Review

Immediately out of the box that screen hits both sides of the frame, and it makes the phone 160.9 x 81.5 x 7.95 mm. The screen is 1080 x 1920 pixels at 367 ppi and, although large, it doesn’t feel overly cumbersome even with that 6″ screen. When …

MWC – Hands-on with the Alcatel A3

Available in May, this will cost you €149 (£127.74) in either black or white. It’s another phone from TCL and this is a pretty entry-level affair. The Alcatel A3 actually has a higher resolution camera than its bigger brother, the A5 LED. Here you’ll get a 13 megapixel …

MWC – Alcatel goes back to the old days with the A5 LED

Standing out from the crowd here in Barcelona is particularly difficult. I’m not talking about the stands, because it’s already tricky enough in that respect. Money (a lot of it, think millions of pounds) buys you big floor space and a bigger impact. Some companies resort to sweets, …

A phone and a contract for just £6 per month

Fancy a phone and a 4G contract for just £6 per month? Check this offer out from iD Mobile. They already do SIM only plans from just £4 per month and sure, that’s only 250MB of data, but for another £2 per month you can get a phone …

Vodafone Tab speed 6 available for just £125

   Finding a good, cheap Android tablet can be a hit-and-miss affair at times, but we’re lucky in the sense that we already have one of these newly-announced Vodafone Tab speed 6 tablets right here, and you can read our thoughts on it tomorrow when the review goes …

Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 5.5 – Review

Something I have been seeing across the industry right now is an emergence of lots of low price flagship challengers. These come from various sources, with the most prominent of these being China. Now, the inherent problem with buying from China is what then happens when it goes …

Alcatel OneTouch are going to flip you with the Idol 3

I’m going to write this post in a slightly different way. This is a direct message to Alcatel OneTouch, and you can all read it. Now, I’m a lucky boy. I get to travel to places like Barcelona and see all the latest gadgets get launched during Mobile …

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 5.5″ Unboxing

Time for another unboxing and it is another mid-tier champ. This time from the boys and girls at Alcatel. Wait did I just say Alcatel? Surely they don’t have anything that I as a Coolsmartphone reader would be interested in? Well let me show you what we have …

Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 (4) now available on O2

It’s been just a couple of weeks since we told you about the cheap and cheerful PIXI 3. This is the PIXI 3 (4) version, which basically means you’re getting a 4″ 480×800 pixel screen at 233 PPI. The phone is also available with a slightly smaller 3.5″ …

Alcatel Onetouch Pop 2 4.5 4G – Review

The budget phone market is big business these days, with everyone competing to be the “go to” budget device, one big seller these days is 4G and getting 4G on a device at under £100 is a good thing. I’ve been using the Pop 2 for a few weeks …

MWC – Alcatel Onetouch announce the Idol 3

Alcatel are one of those funny manufacturers that just do not get the recognition they should have over the years, so when they popped up again at MWC, the guys were interested. This year they’re introducing the next in line of their Idol series, the Idol 3. The …

CES – Alcatel announce new phones and tablet

Along with a new smartwatch Alcatel also announced a new tablet and a range of phones. The POP 10 is, surprisingly enough, a 10″ tablet that features an IPS display and is powered by a quad-core processor. Storage wise there is 8GB internal memory, a 5 MP rear camera …

CES – Alcatel announce iOS/ Android smartwatch

Yes, it’s me again with yet another smartwatch announcement. This time at least it’s from a phone manufacturer rather than a watch maker, Alcatel I choose you. The new Alcatel Watch, yes seriously that is its name, features a round display with a semi-functional outer ring and then …

Alcatel announce 4 new phones

Alcatel announced 2 new phones today each with 2 versions so you have a 4G and a 3G option available of both the Idol 2 and Idol 2 Mini First of all is the larger Idol 2 device which the 3G version includes a 5 inch qHD display, …

Alcatel One Touch Tab 7 now on Three UK

Three have announced today a new tablet made by Alcatel, it’s the One Touch Tab 7. The tablet is not 3G enabled by itself but Three have a promotion which pairs it with a MiFi unit. If you purchase one of the MiFi Starter Packs (which start from …

Alcatel announce two new devices

Alcatel has announced two new Android-powered smartphones in their One Touch Idol line — the One Touch S and the One Touch Mini. Both these devices will both launch with Android 4.2, and be offered as Quad-band GSM models for operators the world over. Specs … One Touch …

Cheap Android alert! Alcatel One Touch T’Pop on Virgin Media

An Android handset for £39.99? Well, straight up we know it’s not going to have a quad-core CPU, hi-res screen and an 8 megapixel camera. But, if you want a cheap and cheerful Android then Alcatel have a solution. It’ll be available today with Virgin Mobile on Pay …

Vodafone Smart III Android phone – Review

The Vodafone Smart III is a budget Android phone (real name Alcatel 975), designed to introduce the world of smartphones to those who haven’t discovered it yet. It’s fun, colourful and comes with some innovative thinking behind it. However, does it justify its £95 price point on pay …