Alcatel One Touch POP 2 smartphones and POP 8S tablet with LTE announced

Alcatel One Touch POP 2

Alcatel One Touch by TCL Communication has unveiled POP 2 series, the company’s latest budget smartphones and POP 8S entry-level tablet at IFA this year. These come in 4-inch, 4.5-inch, 5-inch, and 5.5-inch screen sizes with FWVGA resolution, powered by a 1.2 quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor and run on Android 4.4 (Kitkat), have a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera.

Alcatel One Touch POP 8S

The POP 8S tablet has a 8-inch display, powered by a quad-core processor, has a 5-megapixel or a 3-megapixel rear camera depending on the market and a front-facing camera. It is 7.9mm thick and weighs 309 grams. It runs on Android Kitkat and supports voice calling through a wired or a Bluetooth headset. The One Touch POP 2 has 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage with expansion slot and packs a 2000mAh battery. These have swappable back covers.

Commenting on the new POP series devices, Dan Dery, Chief Marketing Officer for ALCATEL ONETOUCH, said

Our POP series makes the smartphone experience fun, easy and available to everyone. These devices offer a choice for every need, whether that’s streaming, browsing or creating content on the go. The POP 2 family is a proud continuation of this tradition.

No word on pricing or availability for these devices yet.

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