TCL’s budget Alcatel 3X and Alcatel 1SE bring multi-camera hardware to the masses
Alcatel 1SE features a trio of cameras at the back, while the Alcatel 3X adds an extra macro camera and packs a more powerful MediaTek processor.
TCL’s sub-$500 5G phone?! Butterfly Hinge & more (video)
It’s CES 2020, and even if mobile is not necessarily what this show is known for, TCL is giving us a sneak peak of what to expect for their mobile launch at MWC.
TCL announces Alcatel product lineup for the first half of 2020
TCL has unveiled its line-up for the first half of 2020 at the ongoing CES, with smartphones, tablets, as well as a mobile USB dongle.
Alcatel 3V
Alcatel 3V (2019) available in the U.S. at $189.99
Announced at the beginning of the month, the Alcatel 3V (2019) is now available in the United States on Metro by T-Mobile.
TCL launches Alcatel JOY TAB KIDS, an Android tablet for children
TCL is announcing a tablet specifically designed for children, with the Alcatel…
TCL announces two Alcatel phones and one tablet
TCL brought two Alcatel phones and a tablet to Berlin this year: the Alcatel 3X, the Alcatel 1V, and the Alcatel Smart Tab 7.
Entire Alcatel line-up of MWC 2019 budget phones leaked
Alcatel has had six of its budget phones leak out, specs and all. And we’re about to learn more from the company about its smartphones at MWC 2019.
Alcatel and ZTE prepare Android Pie budget phones
Two new budget phones are expected to be unveiled soon. The Alcatel 1S and the ZTE Blade A5 2019 will probably be cheap judging by the specs.
CES 2019 Wrap-Up: What we covered
From $400 gaming phones to strong laptops that weigh a little, write a lot and a whole lot more. Plus, watches and headphones!
TCL pre-announces Alcatel and BlackBerry plans, edge-to-edge displays for CES 2019
New mid-range and budget phones to be expected, further availability of the latest BlackBerries and edge-to-edge displays are due in Vegas.
Metro by T-Mobile to pick up Alcatel 1X Evolve, price to be revealed
The Alcatel 1X came on T-Mobile and left behind its original Android Go nature. The Alcatel 1X Evolve steps it up a tad on Metro by T-Mobile.
Samsung still leads, Huawei gaining, Nokia growing in global smartphone shipments
The smartphone market remains stagnant, not really growing at all for the third quarter of 2018. But the microcosms in the trends data are intriguing.
Alcatel 3T 8 drops Android Go to make its way to T-Mobile
It was the first tablet to bring in Android Go, but there’s more to the 3T 8 than dancing light on its feet. And it’ll get to do so on a major network.
Alcatel 3T 8 brings Android Go with LTE to a tablet
TCL’s BlackBerry Mobile may have taken the most attention at IFA 2018 for the company, but Alcatel is still chuggin’ at it.
Alcatel 1 is $80, but there’s one big feature missing…
TCL has added another option at the budget end of its phone offerings and it is as bare bones as it can get. But is it worth $80?
MetroPCS snatches up sub-$200 Alcatel 7, but it’s free for select customers
You’ll have to be switching from another network to get it for free and the Alcatel 7 looks to be something that may punch above its original value.
UNREAL Mobile decides to undercut Sprint Unlimited Kickstart with $10 unlimited data
Sprint’s deal for switchers was low, sweet and so far gone. So, what’s left for bargain seekers in the cellular space? FreedomPop’s UNREAL Mobile, perhaps.
Apple had a stellar Q1 2018 in the US, with six iPhones among the nation’s ten best-selling SKUs
iPhones completely dominated the US market between March and January 2018, with the 64GB iPhone 8 declared the nation’s most popular handset, followed by the 64 gig iPhone X.
Alcatel 3V goes unlocked in US for $149.99
Dual rear cameras, an extra-tall full HD display and a fingerprint sensor. Alcatel was able to pull this off well below $200.
Microsoft still has Windows 10 Mobile phones for sale, even though they were out of stock for a bit
The Microsoft Store was completely out of stock of Windows 10 Mobile phones for a time last week, but they have been replenished this week. There are two models remaining.
Alcatel MWC 2018 Hands-On: 5 Phones, 3 Minutes, 1 Video
Here they are, the budget-friendly Alcatel 1X, 3, 3X, 3V and 5 in the flesh at MWC 2018, complete with 18:9 screens, fingerprint sensors and great bang for buck.
Alcatel 1T tablets offer ‘simple’ design, modest specs, Android 8.1 Oreo
The new 7 and 10-inch Alcatel 1T tablets don’t have a lot going for them, but they’re crazy affordable, also looking to run modern software out the box.
Alcatel 3v specs leaked along with store demo mode video
More leaks have come around for one of many new phones from French outlet Alcatel Mobile. We compare a prior leak and see what’s actually changed.
Switch to Cricket Wireless, and get a free new Alcatel Verso or old LG Fortune
In addition to ultra-affordable unlimited data plans, those who choose to switch to Cricket Wireless in the near future can get one of several Android phones free of charge.
2:1 Alcatel 3v and 3c phones get full spec sheets and European price points
Two of TCL’s “re-imagined” Alcatel smartphones previewed at CES 2018 last week are already detailed in full, sharing a display aspect ratio and fingerprint scanner.