Alcatel News

TCL to merge with / acquire HTC? *UPDATE*


HTC has seen better days. What used to be one of the best smartphone makers in the world is now struggling to meet investors’ expectations and stay relevant in the ever competitive mobile market. The Taiwanese company is not only facing Samsung and Apple, but also the emerging players from China like Xiaomi, Meizu and…

Meet the first 64-bit Windows Phone: Alcatel Pop 2

Alcatel Pop 2

Windows Phone is getting on the 64-bit bandwagon though the first device with such chip doesn’t come from a major handset maker. Rather, it’s Alcatel which made the first 64-bit smartphone running Microsoft’s mobile platform. However, the newly announced Alcatel Pop 2 isn’t exactly a powerhouse under the hood. It comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 410…

Alcatel shows off smartbook concept at MWC

Alcatel shows off smartbook concept at MWC

TCL, which is the owner of the Alcatel brand, has great plans for the future. During Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the company has demoed its smartbook concept to Engadget. The 11-inch MacBook Air-like laptop has no brains of its own; it rather relies on the hardware of a smartphone to effectively transform it into…

Firefox OS at MWC 2014: Mozilla Unveils Reference Smartphone and Tablets, Alcatel Introduces 3 Smartphones and one Tablet, $25 Smartphone on the way


MWC 2014 is off and running, and there’s been no shortage of Firefox OS news so far. Some say the mobile OS will go nowhere, with Android and iOS dominating much of the world. But if Mozilla and Alcatel have their way, smartphone users in emerging markets will be sporting $25 Firefox OS smartphones. Sound too…

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