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Alcatel OneTouch unveils Windows 10 tablet and value smartphones at CES


Alcatel OneTouch, Australia’s third most popular smartphone manufacturer by volume, is expanding its tablet portfolio which will be spearheaded by the PIXI 3 – an 8-inch device running Window 10.

Set to be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas for the first time, the PIXI 3 is an entry level 8-inch tablet and the company’s first to offer the latest Windows 10 operating system.

It is powered by s Qualcomm processor and will have 4G LTE connectivity onboard alongside other features like a TV remote control, GPS and front and rear cameras.

The PIXI 3 can also be customised with colour skins and flip stand covers.

The Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 Windows 10 tablet
The Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 3 Windows 10 tablet

Alcaltel OneTouch will once again continue to combine Innovation with affordability and that will demonstrated by the new PIXI 4 family of Android smartphones.

There will be a 3.5-inch and 4-inch smartphone as well as a 6-inch and 7-inch phablet which have the look and feel of a premium product but an entry level price tag.

These products will have enhanced audio features plus a high quality camera and a long battery life.

The Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 4 Android phablet
The Alcatel OneTouch PIXI 4 Android phablet

“The new products we will be showcasing to Australia carriers and retailers this week epitomise our commitment to accessible, affordable technology that delivers real benefits to our consumers, said Sam Skontos, Regional Managing Director, Australia and Pacific, Alcatel OneTouch.

“From parents to first-time smartphone users to tech-savvy teens, we have a device to fit every need.

“We are looking to further solidify our number three position (behind Apple and Samsung) in Australia and have strong growth ambitions in 2016 that will include launching some of the exciting innovations seen at CES in Australia in the coming months.”

Australian pricing will be announced closer to launch.

* Stephen Fenech travelled to Las Vegas as a guest of LG