Alcatel has unveiled their first tri-band multimedia handset for 2008, the OT-V770, part of the new "Flavor" family of phones.

A slim 10mm thick candybar, the OT-V770 is complete with full MP3 music player, supporting MP3, AAC and AAC+ files, Bluetooth stereo and a 1.3-megapixel camera.

The phone also doubles as a webcam on a simple plug and play basis. There's 10MB of internal memory as well as a 2GB microSD card bundled in.

Available in glossy white and soft-touch black, the phones has a touch-sensitive keypad, boasts 400 hours standby life, and some 7 hours of talk time, and offers an "enhanced" SMS storage capability with space for 500 such messages.

Exact availability, UK stockist and price information TBC.