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Alcatel ONE TOUCH IDOL ALPHA revealed with light-up edges

Alcatel ONE TOUCH IDOL ALPHA revealed with light-up edges

This week the folks at Alcatel have revealed the likes of the ONE TOUCH IDOL ALPHA - all in caps, just like that - as the lead for its new line of IDOL smartphone devices. This machine brings on a 4.7-inch display coming in at 1280 x 720 pixel resolution with IPS LCD technology backing it up. This machine works with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean under the hood with a quad-core 1.2GHz processor (of unnamed pedigree) with a 12.1-megapixel camera at its back.

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Alcatel One Touch Hero brings Note-like stylus, E Ink case, and pico projector

Alcatel One Touch Hero brings Note-like stylus, E Ink case, and pico projector

In what must be IFA 2013's best candidate for "Jack of All Trades" smartphone device is the ALCATEL ONE TOUCH HERO (all in caps, to be proper), with a built-in stylus, E Ink cover, and Pico Projector accessory. This device is like a cherry-picked do-it-all smartphone made to take on every odd ability smartphones have been graced with over the past two years. Alcatel presents in the HERO a device that - believe it or not - may just be able to live up to its name.

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Firefox OS launching: Spain this week for open-source Android challenger

Firefox OS launching: Spain this week for open-source Android challenger

The first Firefox OS smartphones, the Alcatel One Touch Fire and the ZTE Open, will hit the market "soon" Mozilla has confirmed this morning, promising imminent launches from Duetsche Telekom and Telefonica. The two new handsets run Mozilla's own alternative to Android, Firefox OS, taking a web-centric perspective on apps and services in order to keep costs down and make the phones more appealing to developing markets. According to Telefonica, the first device will hit this week.

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Iron Man 3 to feature ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Idol smartphone in high-profile bid

Iron Man 3 to feature ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Idol smartphone in high-profile bid

If you didn't know about the ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Idol before, you're certainly about to start hearing about it now. This smartphone, which we had our first glimpse of earlier this year at Mobile World Congress 2013, is the lightest smartphone in its category and provides a relatively unique look for those of you looking to get away from the major brands across the planet. You'll find that this beast comes in a variety of colors, too!

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Alcatel One Touch Idol X hands-on

Alcatel One Touch Idol X hands-on

This week the folks at Alcatel have revealed several new devices, the largest of the bunch being the One Touch Idol X, it touting a massive 5-inch display. This device sports a world-record thin amount of border around its edges which you'll hear about in the video, and under the hood you've got a quad-core processor. And it comes in red, too!

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Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra hands-on: new world’s slimmest smartphone

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra hands-on: new world’s slimmest smartphone

This week the folks at Alcatel have revealed several devices, the thinnest of the bunch - and the thinnest in the world - being the One Touch Idol Ultra. This device works with an 8 megapixel camera on the back, a 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, and a 4.7-inch display. The biggest detail lies in the size of the device as a whole though, with a record-breaking 6.45mm thinness.

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Alcatel ONE TOUCH FIRE Firefox OS phone hands-on

Alcatel ONE TOUCH FIRE Firefox OS phone hands-on

Does the world need another smartphone platform? Mozilla thinks so, and so Firefox OS will make its co-debut on the Alcatel ONE TOUCH FIRE, a new affordable handset targeted at the same market entry-level Android occupies. As you might expect from the positioning, it's not the most highly-specified phone: a 3.5-inch screen and 1GHz processor.

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