IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ALCATEL ONETOUCH, a top five mobile phone manufacturer in North America1, today announced availability of the Fierce XL™ LTE smartphone powered by Android, available at select Metro PCS stores nationwide and online at MetroPCS.com beginning November 2, 2015, and later this winter at T-Mobile. With a standard retail price of $139.00, the Fierce XL delivers the high-quality, value-packed smartphone experience Metro PCS customers have come to expect from ALCATEL ONETOUCH. More than just a large HD display and powerful all-day battery, the Fierce XL also has a few tricks up its sleeves, including enhanced Google Translate and Polaroid camera mode experience integrations.
"A smartphone has to be more than a respectable list of specs, it has to deliver an engaging and value-focused consumer experience, and this is where Fierce XL delivers," said Jon Maron, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for ALCATEL ONETOUCH. "By bringing the Polaroid camera mode and enhanced Google Translate features easily to the hands of our customers, we've ensured that not only will they get a great quality smartphone in Fierce XL, but that they'll also get awesome experiences for greater value from their smartphone purchase."
"Alcatel has a stellar track record of bringing their A-game when it comes to designing affordable Android smartphones with great specs that our customers want," said Roger Brown, Vice President of Marketing at T-Mobile. "Top it off with the nation's fastest 4G LTE network for both MetroPCS and T-Mobile customers, you've got yourself a recipe for customer satisfaction this holiday season."
Polaroid Photo Editing Software:
In addition to Fierce XL's Auto and HDR photo modes, ALCATEL ONETOUCH has also partnered with Polaroid to bring a unique photo experience to our latest feature-rich smartphone. Easily activated through the phone's photo options, the Polaroid camera mode allows users to instantly apply easy-to-use filters, borders – including the Polaroid Classic Border Logo - and date/location/text tags to their photos. Shots can also be captured in either single, double or multi-shot layouts, so users can go from snapping pics to creating custom layouts to share with their friends and family in a flash.
Never feel lost with Google's enhanced Translate features found exclusively on Android powered smartphones like Fierce XL. With this, users can instantly translate to or from any of 89 languages2 simply by speaking, writing or scanning with the Fierce XL camera.
Fierce XL Key Features Include:
- 5.5-inch HD IPS Display (1280x720 pixels)
- 1.1GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 210 Quad-Core Processor (MSM 8909)
- 4G LTE Cat 4 150Mbps (B2/4/12)
- Android L 5.1.1 OS
- 8MP Auto Focus Main Camera with Flash + 2MP Front-Facing Camera
- 2GB of RAM + 16GB of storage (expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD)
- 2500mAh battery for up to 12 hours of talk time and 360 hours of standby time
- Fierce XL will also maximize user value with support for the latest mobile technologies including Wi-Fi Calling, HD voice support and VoLTE
For more information on Fierce XL, or to learn more about ALCATEL ONETOUCH, visit www.alcatelonetouch.us.
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. 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 more information, please visit www.alcatelonetouch.us.
1 According to IDC – WW Mobile Phone Tracker – Q2 2015
2 Requires users to have Wi-Fi or data connection to download desired language packs
SOURCE ALCATEL ONETOUCH