The Alcatel One Touch Star
A new Alcatel One Touch Star makes an appearance ahead of MWC. Looking back in the history books will show you an amazingly large selection of Alcatel handsets. The company’s mobile division was established back in 2004 when both Alcatel-Lucent and TCL of China joined forces to produce some mobile awesomeness. Since then they have made many, many phones. Most recently the Alcatel Sparq II was spotted in the wild headed to T-Mobile, however the company has many devices up its sleeve and ready for launch. Alcatel launched a slew of tablets and smart phones at CES this year but seemingly kept the Alcatel One Touch Star to themselves until today.
The Alcatel One Touch Star handset was ousted by Technytt.se a Swedish tech blog today. The One Touch Star looks to be a mid range handset that should debut at MWC. The One Touch star is a slate styled smart phone that offers up a 4 inch WVGA AMOLED touch screen with an 800×480 pixel resolution. It comes running the latest in Android version 4.1 aka Jelly Bean and gets its go from an unnamed dual core 1 GHz processor, 4 GB of internal memory, 512 MB of RAM and up to 32 GB of expandable microSD memory. Around back it will offer a 5 mega pixel camera with all types of features including 720p video recording, a VGA quality front facing shooter will also be available. Pricing and availability is unofficial however the device appears on a Swedish retail website for around 2,000 SEK which currently translates into about $315. The One Touch Star also offers a rather thin 9.7 mm build a 1500 mAh battery, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Wi-Fi, Hotspot, dual SIM standby and will be offered in a sliver, pink and white coloring. Full details on the handset can be found at alcatelonetouchstar.com.
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