Alcatel ‘unleashes’ Pixi series including two cheap smartphones, a budget phablet and two affordable tablets
Alcatel has just introduced a new family of devices. Named Pixi the line consists of five new handsets, including two smartphones, two tablets and one phablet. All Pixi handsets, starting from the smallest 3.5-inch variant of the Pixi 4 to end up on the biggest member of the family an 8-inch Pixi 3 are entry-level offerings that deliver great user experience and attractive design at comparatively low price.
Alcatel OneTouch Pixi family
Alcatel Pixi 3 Tablet
To begin with the biggest of them, the Alcatel Pixi 3 comes with an 8-inch IPS display sporting 1280x800p resolution and Snapdragon 210 chipset housing a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and 32GB of built-in expandable storage out of box. Additionally, this running the latest Windows 10 OS device provides its users with 4G LTE connectivity, powerful 4,060 mAh battery and a 5MP primary camera accompanied by a 2MP snapper.
Alcatel Pixi 4 Tablet
The second announced today by Alcatel tablet, the Pixi 4 is a 7-incher that comes powered by a quad-core MT8321 processor clocked at 1.1GHz coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal thankfully expandable storage. The Pixi 7 tablet lacks 4G LTE connectivity and offers its users noticeably weaker only 2,580mAh battery and lower optic parameters represented by a less than modest 2MP main camera and a 0.3MP front shooter.
Alcatel Pixi 4 Phablet
Moving on to the third biggest Pixi device, the Pixi 4 phablet arrives with a 6-inch 720p IPS screen panel, a quad-core Snapdragon 210 processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB built-in expandable storage, 8MP primary camera and 5MP selfie-friendly front sensor. Kept alive by a 2,580 mAh battery the device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and supports 4G LTE connectivity.
Alcatel Pixi 4 Smartphones
In the smartphone department, the Pixi line offers two devices, one carrying a 4-inch display and the second housing a truly compact as for current standards 3.5-inch screen.
Starting from the bigger sibling the 4-inch Pixi 4 features a WVGA display and is powered by a MT6580M processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The phone is available in two RAM and ROM variants, one combining 512MB RAM with 4GB of built-in storage, the other offering a fusion of 1GB RAM and 8GB of built-in storage. Thankfully, in both cases storage can be expanded. In addition, the phone also offers two different variants of camera parameters, one with 2MP main camera and 0.3MP front snapper, the other with 5MP rear shooter accompanied by a 2MP front sensor. As for the OS choice, the phone runs the latest version of Android.
The smallest off all Pixis, the 3.5-inch Pixi 4 is an offering oriented to all those customers longing for small, handy phones. Working on Android 5.1 Lollipop the handset comes with a 3.5-inch HVGA screen and is powered by a dual-core MT6572M processor paired with 512MB RAM and 4GB of expandable storage. Optics include a 2MP primary sensor supported by a 0.3 front-facing camera unit.
Varied in terms of sizes, forms and specs, the Pixi line have several common features like Arkamys speakers optimizing sound experience and Polaroid camera filters. Additionally, all of the Pixi devices speak the same slim body design language available in a wide range of color options including metallic silver, candy pastels and fluorescent tones and a traditional black and white tandem.