Alcatel Onetouch today forayed in the tablet market in India with the launch of its flagship tablet â€“ POP 8S, which will be available exclusively from Flipkart for Rs 10,499. The POP 8S is the first tablet of Alcatel in India.
The POP 8S comes with a 1.2 GHz quad core processor (MSM8916) and an 8 inch IPS screen with 1280 X 800 resolution. This 7.9 mm thick tablet, which weighs just 327 grams, runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. It has a 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory and expandable storage of up to 64GB. The tablet comes in full black colour and offers a 5 megapixel 5 megapixel auto focus camera and a 3 megapixel front camera.
Besides, the Alcatel Onetouch POP 8S offers Bluetooth, FM radio, WiFi (b/g/n), GPS, IR blaster, USB OTG functionality, and most importantly 4G connectivity and SIM calling functionality. The tablet has a 4060 mAh battery with claimed standby time of 351 hours (WiFi off) and 4.6 hours of video playback time.
“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 colourful, 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 LTEâ€ tablet through our strategic partner Flipkart is the first step towards embarking on a new journey of delighting customers in the tablets segmentâ€, said Praveen Valecha, regional director for Alcatel Onetouch India.