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CES 2013: Alcatel Unveils Affordable One Touch Pop Handset Lineup, Coming in Q1

Aside from announcing a couple of high end hotshots, the now Chinese owned Alcatel came to CES 2013 with some lower end models as well. These are budget smartphones, a trio actually, that consists of the One Touch X’Pop, S’Pop and T’Pop, that will be sold in Asia, Europe and Africa.

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We’re not yet sure how aggressive Alcatel is willing to get about pushing its products, since they haven’t announced prices for their handsets. The X’Pop includes a 4.5 inch QHD display and it also packs a dual core 1 GHz CPU, 512 MB of RAM and it runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The phone features a 5 megapixel primary camera, a front facing VGA cam as well and a microSD card slot The X’Pop will be available this month. All of the 3 Pop phones will have two versions: one with HSPA connectivity over 900/2100 MHz bands and another with HSPA access over the 850/1900/2100 MHz bands.

Quad band GSM is in the mix at all times. The One Touch S’Pop is the mid end model of the bunch with a 3.5 inch HVGA display, single core 1 GHz CPU, 512 MB of RAM and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The phone packs a 3.2 megapixel primary camera, a front facing VGA shooter and a microSD card slot. The S’Pop will be available next month in Asia. Finally, the T’Pop is a dumbed down S’Pop, with a 3.5 inch HVGA display, a single core 1 GHz CPU, 256 MB of RAM and Android 2.3.

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