Alcatel debuts in Indian tablet market with OneTouch POP 8S, featuring 8-inch display and 4G LTE

By August 28th, 2015 AT 8:02 PM

Alcatel has finally made an entry into the tablet market in India by unveiling the OneTouch POP 8S tablet. The 4G LTE enabled device has been priced at Rs. 10,499, and it will be exclusively available on Flipkart.

Alcatel OneTouch Pop 8SThe OneTouch POP 8S comes with an 8-inch WXGA TFT display with a resolution of 800×1280 pixels, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. The device features 8GB of internal storage on-board, which can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. In the camera department, the tablet sports a 5-megapixel of primary camera with LED flash, along with a 3-megapixel front-facing camera.

Alcatel OneTouch Pop 8S

It is backed by a 4,060 mAh battery, which is touted by the company to last up to 4.6 hours of video-playback and 351 hours on the stand-by mode. The tablet supports connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and in terms of software, it runs Android 4.4 KitKat. In addition, the tablet also supports voice-calling through a Bluetooth or wired headset.

Praveen Valecha, Regional Director for Alcatel OneTouch APAC BU, India said, “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 colorful, 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.”

Alcatel OneTouch Pop 8S specifications

  • 8-inch WXGA TFT display with a resolution of 800×1280 pixels
  • 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM
  • 8GB of internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card
  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 5MP Auto Focus primary camera and 3MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 4,060 mAh battery

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