Latest Alcatel phone news

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 UK. Keep in mind this is a budget phone, though it has some great specs. It's a big, glossy phone with... 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. The Alcatel A5 LED is a refreshing change.Starting with its most notable, and most unique feature,... 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 is one of the more premium handsets from Alcatel, as the phone comes with a quad HD AMOLED display,... 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 operating systems.Called the Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3, it's the latest generation of the PIXI smartphone... 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 Hero 2 is Alcatel OneTouch's flagship smartphone featuring a 4G LTE enabled 2GHz  octa-core MediaTek... 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 the show. Several devices running the operating system were revealed from its partners including Alcatel... 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 and features of a phone, but with the wearable nature of a fitness tracker.It's not the most well... 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 technology, unveiled at at CES in Las Vegas, sits over the screen and still allows users to... 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 mimics Samsung's Note handsets with big 5-inch screens and a removable pen with which you can write... 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 and trend at Mobile World Congress.Sitting at the top of a pile of new phones that all look very... 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 2013, Mozilla says, it plans to rollout Firefox OS to nine countries over a slew of carriers to kick... 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 of carrying out two different things simultaneously, it refers to the fact that it has got both... Read more