Alcatel for the first time introduced the OneTouch Pop 2 Android powered smartphone during the IFA 2014 show last week. Today manufacturer surprises us and releases the same OneTouch Pop 2 version but this time running Windows 8.1 operating system. It seems that Alcatel fans will have a choice to get the new OneTouch Pop 2 pre-loaded with Windows or Android software. Also it is worth to mention that the Pop 2 is the first WP smartphone that will be powered by a 64-bit processor.
Alcatel Pop 2 OneTouch Windows Phone 8.1
The Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 is a low-range phone dedicated for users on the budget that focus more on performance rather than high-resolution display or camera features. The phone is a pretty cheap offering great performance for a little bit of money. It will be sold at price tag of 119 euros in Europe and 154 dollars in the US. The prices are retail offers without the long term contracts of course.
As for the specs, Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 is a 4.5 inch FWVGA screen smartphone that offers 480 x 854 resolution display. Like the Android version, the Windows variant is powered by a clock speed of 1.2GHz and Snapdragon 410 processor with four cores. The Adreno 306 GPU crunches the graphics.
The new One Touch Pop 2 will have 1 GB of RAM standard and 8 GB of onboard storage, along with a 4 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and VGA front facing snapper. The rest of the specs include a 2,000 mAH battery that should do the trick for such powerful processor and most importantly it has LTE support. The phone will also be available in dual SIM version.
The Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 comes as one of the forerunners of 64 bit smartphone’s, alongside Lenovo Vibe Z2 and HTC Desire 820. The phone looks pretty good and seems very compact with 9.9 mm thickness and 147 g weight what guarantee that the phone will be definitely pocket friendly. The phone will arrive to the market in six color options: white, blue, purple, green, red and yellow.
Along with the low price and powerful 64-bit processor, what’s the most attractive about the Alcatel One Touch Pop 2 is that the handset is available in two flavors: Android and Windows, which means that it can cater to a way wider audience. The availability of this product in the market has not been disclosed yet, but once it hit the store’s shelves we will let you know. Stay tuned.