IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced the availability of their newest smartphones being added to the T-Mobile product lineup, the Fierce 2 and the Evolve 2. Both feature-rich, value-focused smartphones will be available nationwide beginning in September.
"Introducing these two new smartphones to the U.S. through our partnership with T-Mobile is a win-win for consumers who are looking to get a value-focused smartphone with America's Un-carrier," said Steve Cistulli, Senior Vice President of North America for ALCATEL ONETOUCH. "The release of these two devices also represents our continued commitment and growth in North America, and why we are now one of the fastest-growing smartphone manufacturers in the U.S.1"
ALCATEL ONETOUCH Fierce 2
The Fierce 2 offers the perfect balance of premium features and easy-to-use design for users looking to purchase an affordable smartphone without compromising on what they need most to stay connected. As the follow-up to the popular Fierce launched with T-Mobile last year, the Fierce 2 comes with a large 5-inch qHD display giving consumers more screen for their money, making multi-tasking easier and playing media more enjoyable. The phone also runs Android KitKat 4.4 for a simple smartphone experience, allowing users to do more including voice commands through Google Now. The Fierce 2 also has a Full HD 5MP main camera with popular creative features like HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama and Burst Shot; with an added effects suite so users can edit, crop and enhance their photos in just a few easy steps.
Key features of the Fierce 2 include:
- Spacious 5"qHD display
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processor
- Android KitKat 4.4
- 5MP Full HD auto-focus main camera + VGA front camera
- Slim form factor at just 9.9mm thick
- 1GB of RAM + 4GB of storage (expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD)
- 2000mAH battery for up to 6 hours of talk time and 350 hours of standby time
ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2
Featuring a compact, comfortable design, the Evolve 2 gives users a simple entry-level smartphone experience at an extremely wallet-friendly price. Upgrading both the processor and Android operating system from the Evolve launched last year with T-Mobile, the all-new Evolve 2 is made for users looking to upgrade to a smartphone that will seamlessly run all their favorite apps while staying connected on-the-go. This intuitive smartphone comes with a 4-inch display, and is ready to go out of the box, with easy-to-use voice commands and pre-configured home screens that feature essential apps and widgets loaded directly onto them for ease of use.
Key features of the Evolve 2 include:
- 4" WVGA display
- 1.3GHz dual-core processor
- Android KitKat 4.4
- 5MP main camera + VGA front camera
- 512MB of RAM + 4GB of storage (expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD)
- 1400mAH battery for up to 6 hours of talk time and 350 hours of standby time
"At T-Mobile, we're industry leaders when it comes to blazing new trails that provide more bang for your buck. Whether it's our industry firsts like Music Freedom or Simple Global, the Un-carrier is providing value for consumers on all fronts, including device selection," said Jason Young, Senior Vice President of Marketing at T-Mobile. "We love breaking new ground, and that's why we're excited to be the first to launch the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Fierce 2 and Evolve 2 in the U.S."
About ALCATEL ONETOUCH
ALCATEL ONETOUCH is a brand within TCL Communication, an international multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets globally a growing range of mobile and Internet devices. One of the fastest growing of the world's top ten mobile phone manufacturers, TCL Communication makes access to mobile technology simple, designing their products around individual's lifestyles, enabling the end users to do more. TCL Communication is a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2618.HK) and part of TCL Corporation one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world.
For 20 years now, the ALCATEL brand has brought consistent innovation and quality in mobile telephony to the widest audience. The ONETOUCH smartphone product line is leveraging on that expertise bringing unique products, priced to be accessible to all. For more information, please visit www.alcatelonetouch.com.
ALCATEL is a trademark of Alcatel-Lucent used under license by TCT Mobile Limited. ONETOUCH, Idol™, POP™ and POP Icon™ are trademarks of TCT Mobile Limited. Copyright ©2014 TCT Mobile Limited. All rights reserved.
1 Strategy Analytics, Global Smartphone Vendor Market Share by Region: Q2 2014 (August 2014)
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