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Alcatel One Touch View Windows Phone 7.8 Handset Gets Official Promo at Launch (Video)

People keep forgetting that Alcatel is still in the phone biz and every once in a while they surprise us with a launch. This time they’ve debuted the Alcatel OneTouch View Windows Phone 7.8 handset in Russia and published a video promo shown below on this occasion.

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The common trend of launching this model in multiple colours is here, just like the Nokia Lumias and the new HTCs. We’re dealing with a 4 inch WVGA screen smartphone, with a 1 GHz processor, a 5 megapixel camera and 512 MB of RAM. The price tag will be 6990 rubles in Russia, translated to about $226, so it’s a very affordable model, rivaling the likes of Nokia Lumia 620 and 510. The only non appealing part is the 4 GB of storage, of which 3GB are accessible to the user.

Windows Phone models are becoming cheaper and cheaper and soon it will be pretty hard to choose between a Galaxy Ace, Xperia Mini and a Windows Phone budget model like that, especially since the latter are so pretty. What do you choose?