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Alcatel A30 TABLET doubles as an 8-inch TV remote

Alcatel A30 TABLET doubles as an 8-inch TV remote

Because of Apple's tight grip on everything, there are a few things that iPads can never be or do. They can never cost below $200 brand new, and they can never have IR blasters. Coincidentally, both of those happen to be the two key features of the Alcatel A30 TABLET. An Android slate, it can be whatever Alcatel wants, limited only by the capabilities of its hardware, which isn't much, to be honest. And Alcatel wants it to be your entertainment device, be it on the tablet's screen or on a bigger screen.

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Alcatel PLUS 12 Windows 2-in-1 puts LTE in the keyboard

Alcatel PLUS 12 Windows 2-in-1 puts LTE in the keyboard

Windows 10 tablets, be it detachable 2-in-1s or convertibles are becoming more common that it’s getting harder to stand out from the crowd. You can try to compete in specs or price but, chances are, you won’t be alone for long. Just like with the LED-covered A5 LED, Alcatel might have an ace up its sleeve with the PLUS 12 Windows 10 tablet. It is one of the few of its kind that comes with 4G LTE support but there’s a catch. That LTE connection doesn’t come from the tablet itself but from the detachable keyboard.

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Alcatel A5 LED covered smartphone leads MWC 2017 march

Alcatel A5 LED covered smartphone leads MWC 2017 march

It isn’t surprising to see some manufacturers reveal more than one device at the MWC 2017. In fact, Sony just unveiled four. Alcatel doesn’t have as much nor as expensive, but at least one of them is just as flamboyant. Alcatel might claim that the U5 is the most affordable 5-inch 4G phone or that the A3 is the is the most affordable 5-inch HD phone, but it is the Alcatel A5 LED that will definitely draw the crowd, or the stares, because of its psychedelic rear.

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Alcatel rumored to have a modular phone like the Moto Z

Alcatel rumored to have a modular phone like the Moto Z

Google and LG may have given up on the modular smartphone dream, but Lenovo and Moto haven’t, at least not for the time being. And it seems that neither has Alcatel. Yes, the manufacturer seems to be interested in getting its hands dirty with modular smartphones, or at least one of them. According to the latest word on the rumor mill, one of Alcatel’s five MWC 2017 contenders will sport a removable back cover and modular design not that different from the Moto Z.

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Alcatel Idol 4S Windows 10 phone lands at Microsoft Store unlocked

Alcatel Idol 4S Windows 10 phone lands at Microsoft Store unlocked

A couple of months after arriving at T-Mobile, the Alcatel Idol 4S has landed at select Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada. In a world where Windows on phones is becoming more and more rare, Alcatel has outfitted its Idol 4S with Windows 10, making it VR compatible to boot. The version arriving at Microsoft Stores today is unlocked, and should work on any GSM network in the US and Canada.

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TCL Xess brings its giant Android screen to Amazon

TCL Xess brings its giant Android screen to Amazon

Not so long ago, Alcatel introduced what was, and still is, an odd Android device. It was basically a gigantic 17.3-inch Android tablet that is meant to be used upright and not meant to be carried around much. The Xess was scheduled to go on sale last April but it is only now that it is showing up for retail on Amazon. And while it’s being sold under parent company TCL’s name, it’s really the same Xess as before, but with one subtle shift in focus: Amazon Alexa.

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Alcatel Idol 4S Windows 10 smartphone will land on T-Mobile for $469

Alcatel Idol 4S Windows 10 smartphone will land on T-Mobile for $469

T-Mobile has a new smartphone for folks who like Windows 10 devices to check out called the Alcatel Idol 4S. The device will launch the T-Mobile network on November 10 and will sell unlocked and with no contract for $469.99. The device has nice hardware inside for the money packing a Snapdragon 820 quad core processor.

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Alcatel IDOL 4S launches on T-Mobile with Windows 10 VR

Alcatel IDOL 4S launches on T-Mobile with Windows 10 VR

The first device launched with mention of Windows 10 VR is the Alcatel IDOL 4S with T-Mobile. This smartphone is quickly becoming the most versatile casing for operating systems as it's also been subject to an Android release in standard form and a BlackBerry release (also with Android). Now it'll play host to the first Windows 10 VR experience - and it has access to the Windows 10 Continuum experience as well.

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Alcatel POP 4 tablets debut alongside XL phone at IFA

Alcatel POP 4 tablets debut alongside XL phone at IFA

Joining its wearables and VR gear come some mobile devices from Alcatel, a trio of POP 4 slates including a 6-inch “phablet” smartphone and two tablets with 7-inch and 10-inch displays. The 10-inch model is the most notable of the bunch, coming with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 rather than the MediaTek offerings found in the two smaller models. All three models offer LTE support, and tap Waves MaxxAudio for their audio experience.

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Alcatel Move wearables include watch, GPS and activity tracker

Alcatel Move wearables include watch, GPS and activity tracker

Alcatel has a new series of wearable devices under the MOVE line, including the Moveband, Movetime WiFi Watch, Movetrack, and MOVE Track&Talk. Each one has its own purpose, such as the Movetrack that functions as a portable GPS tracker and the Moveband activity tracker. According to Alcatel, all the products in the Move series are designed for people who are active and want some insight into their days, whether that’s to see how far they’ve travelled, how many calories they’ve burned, what notifications have hit their phone, and more.

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Alcatel Vision VR headset doesn’t require a smartphone

Alcatel Vision VR headset doesn’t require a smartphone

Alcatel has introduced a new VR headset called ‘Vision,’ as well as the Alcatel 360 Camera, the combination of which makes for ‘an all-in-one virtual reality experience,” according to the company. The Alcatel 360 Camera is being offered as two different models, both of them featuring two 210-degree fisheye lenses but each coming in different sizes: one is ball-shaped and about the size of a coin, while the other is rectangular and about half the size of a credit card.

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BlackBerry DTEK50 Android phone aims for greatness through security

BlackBerry DTEK50 Android phone aims for greatness through security

We've not yet put our hands on the BlackBerry DTEK50, but based on our experience with the design it's based on, we can say that it's probably a pretty good Android phone. Have a peek at our most recent report on what BlackBerry has done to use Alcatel's design knowledge to create this new device. This is the DTEK50, a device that BlackBerry leads with suggesting is their thinnest smartphone ever - one with a great camera and top-notch security features.

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