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Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini review
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Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini review

By 25 August 2014

Budget smartphones are becoming increasingly popular, with a number of capable but affordable choices on the market. Such demand has prompted us to pluck the months-old Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini out of its box a year after its initial announcement.... >>

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 and Idol 2 Mini come in separate 3G and 4G flavours

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 and Idol 2 Mini come in separate 3G and 4G flavours

By 23 February 2014

Alcatel has unveiled two, slim mid-range Android handsets on the eve of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, with both coming in 3G and 4G variants. The 3G-enabled Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 has a 5-inch 960 x 540 IPS display, a 7.3mm waistline and 1.3GHz... >>

Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit combines wearable fitness tracker with smartphone

Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit combines wearable fitness tracker with smartphone

By 23 February 2014

Alcatel has revealed a small smartphone that is aimed at those who run or spend a lot of time in the gym. The Acatel OneTouch Pop Fit combines the build and features of a phone, but with the wearable nature of a fitness tracker. It's not the most well... >>

UK 1.4 terabit internet achieved, that's 44 HD movie downloads a second

UK 1.4 terabit internet achieved, that's 44 HD movie downloads a second

By 23 January 2014

British scientists have just smashed the speed record for an internet connection in a real world environment. They managed to achieve 1.4 terabits per second, which is the equivalent of 44 1080p movies downloaded in a second. The achievement was made... >>

Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen

Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen

By 6 January 2014

Alcatel has demoed a mobile phone with a transparent solar panel over the screen that would let users charge their phone by simply placing it in the sun. The technology, unveiled at at CES in Las Vegas, sits over the screen and still allows users to... >>

Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone

Alcatel 4-inch E Ink display works as a reader companion for your phone

By 6 January 2014

Alcatel has demoed a new 4-inch E Ink companion device for its 6-inch Hero smartphone launched at IFA in 2013. The new device, called Magic Flip, was announced at CES in Las Vegas this week and is designed to let you read information from your phone that... >>

Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 and Pop 8 tablets add a dash of colour to Android thrills

Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 and Pop 8 tablets add a dash of colour to Android thrills

By 6 January 2014

Alongside its OneTouch Pop, Idol and Hero smartphone line-up Alcatel has introduced two Android 4.2 Jelly Bean tablets that combine decent specifications with fun and potentially colourful design aesthetics. A range of brightly coloured accessories have... >>

Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review

Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review

By 6 January 2014

The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ is one of the big surprises so far at CES. Looking at the spec sheet it's a powerful smartphone keeping up with the flagships of 2013, but with a low cost that should see it go up against the Motorola Moto G in terms of price. ... >>

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 and Idol X+ Octa Core smartphones revealed at CES

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 and Idol X+ Octa Core smartphones revealed at CES

By 6 January 2014

We caught up with Alcatel at CES 2014 to see its new range of smartphones including the Octa Core Idol X+ and phablet sized POP C9. Alcatel has announced its One Touch Idol X+ smartphone that packs in a 2GHz Octa Core processor. But it doesn't stop at... >>

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on

By 6 January 2014

Alcatel has taken the wraps off its new POP C9 phablet smartphone here at CES 2014, and we've grabbed a play with the new phone at a behind closed doors briefing ahead of the official announcement.  The Alcatel One Touch POP C9 fits into the phablet... >>