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Putting the “pop” in popular, Alcatel announced three new phones in its Pop series: Pop 4, Pop 4+ and Pop 4S. Aiming squarely at the midrange market, these phones don’t offer the latest and greatest, but rather solid offerings for price-conscious consumers.

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Pop 4:

  • Display: 5-inch, 720p HD IPS LCD
  • Processor: 1.1 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 210
  • Camera: 8MP rear/5MP front, 720p video recording
  • Storage: 8Gb local, with MicroSD support up to 128GB
  • Memory: 1Gb RAM
  • Battery: 2500 mAh
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi b,g,n; Bluetooth A2DP
  • OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Pop 4+:

Same as Pop 4 except the 4+ has a 5.5-inch display and comes with 16 Gb local storage.

Pop 4S:

  • Display: 5.5-inch FHD 1080p IPS LCD
  • Processor: 1.8 GHz quad-core Mediatek
  • Camera: 13MP rear/5MP front, 1080p video recording at 30fps, phase detection autofocus
  • Storage: 16 Gb local, with MicroSD support up to 64 Gb
  • Memory: 2 Gb RAM
  • Battery: 2960 mAh
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi b,g,n; Bluetooth A2DP
  • OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Fingerprint sensor

The Pop 4 series offers four different hardware covers to let consumers choose their own style: Hairline-Brushed, Leather, Wood and an unnervingly-named Baby Skin (I’m not joking).

“For consumers in their earlier 20s, we say the POP 4 smartphone is ‘designed by you, inside and out,’” said CW Park, Chief Designer and General Manager of Global Design Center at alcatel. “POP 4 series offers a huge collection of covers to fit every personality. It’s the ultimate tailor-made smartphone because customization is always a top priority for us…”

No word yet on pricing, but the current estimate is in the $200-$300 range. What do you think about these new phones? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Alcatel Press Release


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