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Alcatel's 3V dual-camera budget smartphone arrives in the US and UK
Alcatel's 3V dual-camera budget smartphone arrives in the US and UK By Maggie Tillman

Alcatel’s 3V is now launching in the US and UK.After being announced in February, the 3V can finally be purchased for $150 in the US or £95 in the Read more

Alcatel 5 initial review: Striking edge-to-edge looks in an affordable package
Alcatel 5 initial review: Striking edge-to-edge looks in an affordable package By Cam Bunton

Long aspect ratio screens in smartphones has quickly become the norm, despite being a trend that's barely 12 months old in the mainstream market. The challenge Read more

Alcatel 3v initial review: Big, sharp and shiny budget phone
Alcatel 3v initial review: Big, sharp and shiny budget phone By Cam Bunton

It was back in 2015, at that year's Mobile World Congress that Alcatel started to catch the eye. In the Idol 3, it created a device that promised close-to Read more

Alcatel A5 LED is a fun mobile light show
Alcatel A5 LED is a fun mobile light show By Cam Bunton

Alcatel has taken the wraps off its latest smartphone, and is attempting to offer something completely unique to the younger end of the consumer market. Read more

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 review: Not Microsoft's mobile saviour
3.5 stars Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 review: Not Microsoft's mobile saviour By Cam Bunton

There's no doubting the hardware capability of the Idol 4S, we've seen it in work several times on Android. What's disappointing here is the lack of Read more

Alcatel Vision VR headset hopes to better the Gear VR
Alcatel Vision VR headset hopes to better the Gear VR By Stuart Miles

Mobile phone maker Alcatel is the latest company to embrace VR with the launch of a new headset, and a new 360 camera to create Virtual Reality content Read more

Alcatel Idol 4S: Premium smartphone, budget VR in one
Alcatel Idol 4S: Premium smartphone, budget VR in one By Britta O'Boyle

Alcatel, formerly known as Alcatel OneTouch, announced the Idol 4 series of smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2016, succeeding the Idol 3 range.The Read more

Alcatel will ship its Idol 4S with packaging that doubles as a VR headset
Alcatel will ship its Idol 4S with packaging that doubles as a VR headset By Elyse Betters

Alcatel has a new OneTouch-branded phone called the Idol 4S. It isn't too interesting by itself, but it's packaging is totally cool.The 5.5-inch handset Read more

Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 pictures and hands-on
Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 pictures and hands-on By Elyse Betters

Alcatel has just shown off four new smartphones under the OneTouch PIXI 3 line. Although they're considered affordable handsets, they're still really interesting Read more

Alcatel OneTouch Watch pictures and hands-on
Alcatel OneTouch Watch pictures and hands-on By Elyse Betters

Alcatel OneTouch has just showed off its new smartwatch, aptly called Watch, at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. It looks and feels really great, despite a few disappointing Read more

Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 lets you choose between Android, Windows Phone, or Firefox OS
Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 lets you choose between Android, Windows Phone, or Firefox OS By Elyse Betters

Alcatel OneTouch is getting ready to show off a new smartphone at CES 2015. It's not your average phone, however. It's compatible with three different Read more

Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha: The smartphone with selfie lighting (hands-on)
Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha: The smartphone with selfie lighting (hands-on) By Luke Edwards

Alcatel OneTouch has added a new flagship handset to its Idol range in the Alpha. Yes it's similarly named to another recent release, yes it also has a Read more

Alcatel OneTouch announces octa-core Hero 2 smartphone, POP 2 handsets and Hero 8 tablet
Alcatel OneTouch announces octa-core Hero 2 smartphone, POP 2 handsets and Hero 8 tablet By Luke Edwards

Alcatel OneTouch has announced a new line of mobiles and tablets from the IFA trade show in Berlin. The Hero 2, POP 2 and Hero 8 have all been revealed.The Read more

Alcatel OneTouch Idol Mini review
4.0 stars Alcatel OneTouch Idol Mini review By Mike Lowe

Budget smartphones are becoming increasingly popular, with a number of capable but affordable choices on the market. Such demand has prompted us to pluck Read more

Firefox OS explained and hands-on with the Alcatel One Touch Fire C, ZTE Open C and Huawei Y300
Firefox OS explained and hands-on with the Alcatel One Touch Fire C, ZTE Open C and Huawei Y300 By Britta O'Boyle

Mozilla announced the future of its Firefox operating system during Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona with a preview of what to expect to see at Read more

Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit combines wearable fitness tracker with smartphone
Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit combines wearable fitness tracker with smartphone By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen
Transparent solar panel display charges your phone through the screen By Stuart Miles

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 Read more

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 Stuart Miles

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 Read more

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 Rik Henderson

Alongside its OneTouch Pop, Idol and Hero smartphone line-up Alcatel has introduced two Android 4.2 Jelly Bean tablets that combine decent specifications Read more

Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review
Hands-on: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ review By Stuart Miles

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 Read more

Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on
Alcatel One Touch POP C9 pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

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 Read more

Alcatel One Touch Scribe Easy and Scribe HD go big on screens
Alcatel One Touch Scribe Easy and Scribe HD go big on screens By Hunter Skipworth

Alcatel hopes to break away from its tradition of budget handsets with the flagship One Touch Scribe Easy and One Touch Scribe HD.The new Scribe range Read more

Alcatel Onetouch Idol Ultra pictures and hands-on
Alcatel Onetouch Idol Ultra pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

Yep, it's another phone company that you probably weren't expecting to make a phone you might want to own, but nonetheless that's starting to be the theme Read more

First Firefox OS handset launches in Europe this summer with the Alcatel One Touch Fire
First Firefox OS handset launches in Europe this summer with the Alcatel One Touch Fire By Jake Smith

Mozilla has detailed the consumer build of Firefox OS at its Mobile World Congress 2013 press event, with Alcatel, LG, and ZTE signing on as partners.In Read more

Alcatel launches One Touch XTRA
Alcatel launches One Touch XTRA By Paul Lamkin

Alcatel has launched a "dual function" mobile phone, the One Touch XTRA. But don't worry, the "dual function" aspect doesn't mean the handset is only capable Read more