Alcatel unveils £200 3V smartphone with 18:9 display

Looking for an affordable Android smartphone with a very wide display? Alcatel has just announced the launch of its new 3V smartphone costing just £200. Key feature is an 18:9 screen aspect ratio which results in a display that is a little bit wider than a typical 16:9 screen. In fact all Alcatel devices launched in…

MWC 2018: Alcatel announces complete 18:9 range of smartphones

TCL Communication, the company behind the Blackberry and Alcatel brands, has announced what it claims is the world's first 18:9 shaped Smartphone portfolio. Alcatel will be the world’s first brand to deliver the immersive 18:9 display experience across each of its series (pictured above), made possible by using custom-built displays leveraging parent company TCL’s award-winning…

MWC 2018: Alcatel launches cheap 7inch and 10inch tablets with ‘Kids Mode’

TCL Communication, the brand which owns Alcatel, has introduced the all-new Alcatel 1T tablet series at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. According to Alcatel, this new series is aimed at being affordably priced while offering simple, sleek designs. Both models, the 10inch Alcatel 1T 10 and the 7inch Alcatel 1T 7 – feature the latest Android 8.1…

CES 2018: Alcatel goes with Full Vision 18:9 displays across all new product ranges

TCL, which owns the TCL, Alcatel and Blackberry brands, has used CES 2018 to preview a new 'smartphone philosophy and product portfolio direction' for the company’s Alcatel business unit. Featuring re-imagined product designs and features that it claims will modernise Alcatel’s 2018 smartphones, it promises to become one of the first smartphone companies to bring…

ALCATEL ONETOUCH launches entry level PIXI 3 (3.5) in the UK

ALCATEL ONETOUCH has announced the UK release of the smallest smartphone in the third generation of its PIXI family, the PIXI 3 (3.5). Aimed at the first time smartphone user, the PIXI 3 (3.5) features a 3.5inch display, runs on the Android Kitkat operating system and features a 2 megapixel camera. It is pre-loaded with…

Alcatel OneTouch smart watch will be available for £99 from June

Following the unveiling of its OneTouch smart watch at CES in Las Vegas, Alcatel has announced the watch will be available to buy for £99.99 from mid-June in Currys PC World stores nationwide and online. Recently awarded an iF Design Award by the iF International Forum Design GmbH, the smart watch is available in a sporty dark…

Is the Palm brand about the make a comeback?

Could we be about to see the biggest come back since the Wii revived Nintendo's fortunes? It appears that Palm isn't dead yet. Palm was the major smartphone brand before there were smartphones. Devices like the PalmPilot and Trio pioneered many of the technologies that we take for granted in our phones today - but…