July 26th, 2019
The Alcatel 3T 8 Family-Friendly Tablet Arrives in Canada on TELUS and Koodo Mobile
The sleekly designed tablet offers a vibrant 8-inch display, 4G LTE connectivity, and a host of entertainment and productivity apps – all for an affordable price.
TORONTO, ON– July 26, 2019– TCL Communication is today announcing the arrival of the Alcatel 3T 8, the perfect family companion, in Canada on TELUS and Koodo Mobile. Featuring CloserTV™, the one-stop shop for video streaming and live TV, along with Kids Mode for robust parental controls, the 4G LTE-capable tablet is designed to provide a fantastic multimedia experience. The Alcatel 3T 8 offers optimal portability and productivity with a slim, lightweight design and long-lasting battery to ensure your entire family can enjoy hours of use. It also comes with Eye Care Mode, which reduces blue light to help relieve visual fatigue, and offers optimized brightness and tonality in the most extreme lighting conditions.
The Alcatel 3T 8 features Google Assistant™, a hands-free voice recognition service capable of managing hundreds of tasks and services, all of which are accessible by simply asking for them. Wherever you are, you can now have a personal assistant helping you get things done and find answers, whether it’s about current traffic conditions, sports scores, the day’s news or the weather.
“Canadian families are looking for a device that’s capable of handling everyday tasks while providing an all-encompassing multimedia experience for the entire household,” said Eric Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Alcatel North America. “The Alcatel 3T 8 offers the features you and your family want in a light and simple tablet without paying a premium price.”
YOUR ENTERTAINMENT UP CLOSE
Enjoy a night in or stay entertained while on the go with CloserTV, your one-stop shop for video streaming and live TV on your tablet. The Alcatel-exclusive CloserTV app gathers all of your favorite streaming services, such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, cable and satellite TV, all in one place. Simply log in to your favorite providers, search for the titles you want to watch, and view available content across all your services. You can also cast your favorite show onto your smart TV or view it directly on your tablet.
A BATTERY TO HANDLE YOUR BINGE WATCHING
The Alcatel 3T 8 is powered by an impressive 4080mAh battery, capable of providing 8.5 hours of constant video streaming over WiFi and 7 hours on high-speed LTE. This gives you and your family the opportunity to keep up with uninterrupted binge watching, reading, gaming and more. It also features smart power saver settings to help stretch the amount of time between charges.
BUILT-IN PARENTAL CONTROLS
With a built-in Kids Mode, parents can have peace of mind to know what apps and content their children are using. Kids Mode features an easy-to-use parental control panel that allows you to set usage time limits and select which apps your children can use.
The Alcatel 3T 8 will be available at TELUS and Koodo Mobile starting today for $7.50/month for 24 months, or $180 outright.
For more information on all of Alcatel’s latest smartphone and other mobile devices, please visit https://ca.alcatelmobile.com/.
About TCL Communication
TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCL Communication) designs, manufactures and markets an expanding portfolio of mobile devices and services worldwide through a comprehensive, multi-brand portfolio that includes TCL, Alcatel and BlackBerry branded products. Additionally, TCL Communication is the brand owner, R&D developer and manufacturing partner of Palm branded devices. The company’s products are sold in more than 160 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Incorporated in Hong Kong, TCL Communication operates its own manufacturing in China as well as global R&D centers. For more information, please visit www.tclcom.com.
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Brad Molen (North America)