Alcatel has today launched its first tablet- OneTouch POP 8S in Indian market which was earlier announced at IFA last year. The company has tied up with online portal Flipkart to sell this 4G enabled tablet exclusively for the price of 10,499 INR.
OneTouch POP 8S features an 8 inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels (WXGA). It is equipped with 64-bit 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 processor, paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory which can be further expanded by up to 64GB via microSD card.
OneTouch POP 8S sports a 5 MP rear camera along with a 3 MP front facing camera onboard. It also houses a 4060 mAh battery, which sounds average considering the large display and other hardware it has to power.
On the software front, Alcatel OneTouch POP 8S is runs on Android 4.4 KitKat which is a bit outdated as most of the devices today come with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Apart from 4G, other connectivity options include 3G HSPA+,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. Voice calling via cellular SIM card is also supported.
“We are very excited about the launch of our Tablets range in India. Our POP series of products provide the best in class product features at the most affordable price. POP series globally have been designed to be fun and colourful, offering a smart but simple user interface. Going forward, there is much more to come as we implement this product strategy across our range of devices. The launch of POP 8S “4G LTE” tablet through our Strategic Partner Flipkart is the first step towards embarking on a new journey of delighting customers in the Tablets segment”, said Mr. Praveen Valecha, RegionalDirector for ALCATEL ONETOUCH APAC BU, India.
Key Specifications of Alcatel OneTouch POP 8S:
|Model||Alcatel OneTouch POP 8S|
|And||8 inch WXGA IPS display|
|Processor||64-bit 1.2 GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916|
|Camera||5 MP rear and 3 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||123x209x7.99 mm and 327 grams|
Alcatel OneTouch POP 8S will be exclusively available on Flipkart in Black color for Rs. 10,499 INR.