This week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Alcatel has officially unveiled the OneTouch Hero 2+. Being something of a variation of the released last year Hero 2, the phablet runs the newest Cyanogen OS 11 and packs a number of great features, including 6-inch screen, 4G LTE connectivity and a powerful processor. Labeled with a budget friendly price tag, the OneTouch Hero 2+ is definitely an interesting option for all of those searching for a new phablet that won’t ruin budget.
Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ Cyanogen Phone
Launched with the Cyanogen OS 11 on the board the new Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ will be one of just a few currently available in the market devices working on this platform. Based on Android 4.4 the new Cyanogen OS 11 is said to provide users with fast operating system allowing to personalize their UI via variety of available themes, wallpapers, fonts, setting and icons. Additionally, the OS also introduces few security features, including encryption and a function enabling to lock the device with a single swipe of a hand and delivers camera filters.
Moving on to the hardware side, the TouchOne Hero 2+ houses a big 6-inch display sporting 1920x1080p resolution and a 13.1-megapixel main camera unit additionally supported by a 5-megapixel front-facing shooter. Both cameras are capable of recording full HD videos. Measuring 7.9 mm thick the aluminum body of the phablet comes powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek processor and a 3,100 mAh battery. The mentioned processor is combined with 2GB RAM and 16GB of native storage that can be later expanded via microSD cards. The phablet is additionally equipped with a special built-in stylus for faster and more convenient input.
Being the so-called premium mid-ranger, the Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ combines high-end hardware specs, an attractively looking, solid metal body shell and an affordable price. The unlocked version of the OneTouch Hero 2+ is scheduled to be soon available nationwide at Amazon platform. If everything comes according to the Alcatel’s launching plans, It will hit the market in the second quarter of 2015 with a price tag of $299 when bough directly from Alcatel Store.