Alcatel, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, introduces three new mobile devices: Idol 4S + VR, Move Time Track & Talk Watch and Plus 10 Tablet with 4G LTE Keyboard. With the launch of these products alcatel is upping the ante in the country’s smartphone industry. It seeks not only to take advantage of one of the most dynamic and aggressive mobile technology markets in the world, but to provide an exceptional and enjoyable consumer experience for Filipinos.
Alcatel is also the No. 5 in the mobile device manufacturer with a 4.1% market share and 79.2 million units shipped globally, the research was conducted by Gartner and Company Data.
Alcatel executives introduces the three new devices to the media. (l-R) Alain Lejeune, Senior VP & GM of Worldwide Mobile Phone Division; Laurent LABBE, VP & GM of Global Quality & Global Customer Care; Liza Woods, Regional Director -Asia Pacific & Country Manager – Philippines; Edzen Cobarrubias, Product Marketing Manager and Mr. Vittorio Di Mauro, VP & GM of Smart Connectivity Business Division.
IDOL 4S + VR: BOOM-IFIED FEATURES AND 3D GAMING EXPERIENCE
The IDOL 4S + VR is the company’s new flagship smartphone and takes the user’s experience u pa notch with unique, finely crafted design and innovative features. With the Boom Key it promises to level up custom-made features like taking photos and videos, listening to music, gaming and user interface.
The IDOL 4S smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel rear facing camera and 8-megapixel front camera. The innovative packaging design transforms into a pair of virtual reality googles that create virtual reality experiences anytime, anywhere and become a portal for users to enter the world of immersive 360-degree viewing and gaming. It has a 5.5” QHD 2K AMOLED screen display (1440 x 2560 pixels), 3000mAh quick-charge battery, Dragontrail glass, 32 GB + 3 GB RAM, Dual SIM Dual Standby, Octa-core CPU (4×1.8 GHz + 4×1.4 GHz), Android TM 6.0 Marshmallow and with Chipset MSM8976 (Snapdragon 652).
The retail price of the Alcatel Idol 4s will be under P30,000 including the VR headset and will be available in June 2016.
MOVE TIME TRACK & TALK: FOR PARENTS’ PEACE OF MIND
The MOVE TIME TRACK & TALK is designed for kids from 5 to 9 years old, this 2G device allows parents to call or send them voice messages. Using the simple user interface, children can reply to calls from up to 10-preset contacts and make calls to 5 registered numbers.
Using a blend of GPS, GSM and Wi-Fi, the watch can locate children within 60 seconds using the most accurate information, both indoors and outdoors, thanks to a dedicated cloud service. Compatible with both iOS7 and Android 4.3 and above, the watch can also last up to 4 days via its Pogo Pins connector. It weighs only 40 gms, Nucleus as its operating system makes it simple and friendly user interface and uses a Nano Sim connector. IP65 makes it water and dustproof with a flexible and durable structure.
The Move Time watch will be priced around P5,000 below and available by June 2016.
PLUS 10 TABLET WITH 4G LTE KEYBOARD: ALCATEL’S FIRST 2-IN-1 DEVICE WITH WINDOWS 10
The Plus 10 is your office on the move, a perfect travel companion or bring it even at the park. It can be used in 3 types of modes: Laptop mode, Dock Mode and Tablet Mode. In Laptop mode you can type documents or create spreadsheets; in Dock mode you can display your presentations or slides and in Tablet mode you can play or browse your favorite social media.
The Plus 10 has a display of 10.1” HD 1280×800 IPS, Internal Memory 32GB ROM + 2GB RAM expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB, Quad core 1.92GHz CPU and with Windows 10 Home version. It can aslo be connected to a hard drive, mouse, USB Key and secondary screen. It is compact and 40 percent lighter than an average laptop. The device features a double battery that when you connect the tablet and 4G LTE keyboard combined a total of 8,410 mAh lasting a full 8-hour working day with it. The keyboard also serves as Wi-Fi hotspot for up to 15 users. It has both 2MP front and 5MP rear-facing camera, with front flash making it ideal for video calls.
Suggested price for the Plus 10 was not disclosed but it will sell under P20,000 and will be available by June 2016.
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