January 5th, 2016

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Launches PIXI 3 8-inch Tablet with Windows 10 at CES

  • 8-inch tablet offers the tablet-optimized Windows 10 Mobile operating system
  • Lightning-fast browsing and downloading with Qualcomm chipset driving 4G LTE connectivity
  • Easily customizable with add-on covers and cases

CES, LAS VEGAS, January 5, 2016 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH announces the brand’s first tablet to offer the Windows 10 Mobile operating system. The PIXI 3 8-inch tablet will be available with the Windows 10 Mobile operating system and features 4G LTE for fast browsing. (more…)

January 2nd, 2016

FIERCE™ XL ALCATEL ONETOUCH Launches CareTime: A 2G Connected Kids’ Watch for Parents’ Peace of Mind

  • Parents can call or send voice messages to their children
  • Children can reply to up to 10 pre-set contacts or make calls to 5 registered numbers
  • GPS locator informs parents of kids’ location
  • Geo Fence feature notifies parents when children enter or leave a pre-set safe zone

CES 2016, LAS VEGAS, January 2, 2016 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH announces peace of mind for parents with the launch of the CareTime children’s watch, which allows kids to communicate with pre-approved contacts and incorporates GPS tracking.
“Connected objects are part of the daily experience of young children today, so CareTime can fit in easily with their needs and parents’ needs,” said Vittorio Di Mauro, General Manager of Smart Connectivity at ALCATEL ONETOUCH. (more…)

October 29th, 2015

FIERCE™ XL FROM ALCATEL ONETOUCH® LANDS AT METRO PCS IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, COMING TO T-MOBILE LATER THIS WINTER

Packed with feature-rich experiences, the Fierce XL delivers a powerful smartphone for the value-focused customer

IRVINE, Calif. – October 29, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, a top five mobile phone manufacturer in North America*, today announced availability of the Fierce XL™ LTE smartphone powered by Android, available at select Metro PCS stores nationwide and online at MetroPCS.com beginning November 2, 2015, and later this winter at T-Mobile. With a standard retail price of $139.00, the Fierce XL delivers the high-quality, value-packed smartphone experience Metro PCS customers have come to expect from ALCATEL ONETOUCH. More than just a large HD display and powerful all-day battery, the Fierce XL also has a few tricks up its sleeves, including enhanced Google Translate and Polaroid camera mode experience integrations. (more…)

October 26th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH CONTINUES BRAND PARTNERSHIP EXPANSION; NAMED THE OFFICIAL SMARTPHONE PARTNER OF MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER’S NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB

New multi-year agreement expands ALCATEL ONETOUCH’s MLS club partnerships to the greater New York Area with on-site and in-market fan experiences

NEW YORK – October 26, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, a top five mobile phone manufacturer in North America*, today announced a new multi-year partnership with the New York City Football Club (NYCFC) – the newest professional soccer team in New York City and the first Major League Soccer Club to play within the five boroughs. In recent years, ALCATEL ONETOUCH has been one fastest growing mobile brands in North America by market share by bringing simple, high-quality choices to the mobile handset marketplace. (more…)

October 20th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH HIRES MOBILE TECHNOLOGY VETERAN JON MARON AS VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS FOR NORTH AMERICA

With more than 20 years of mobile technology marketing and communications experience, Maron joins ALCATEL ONETOUCH having previously worked with HTC, LG and Sony Ericsson

IRVINE, Calif. – October 20, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, a top five mobile phone manufacturer in North America*, today announced Jon Maron as Vice President of Marketing and Communications to continue the brands growth in North America. Since the end of 2013, ALCATEL ONETOUCH has been one of the most consistent mobile brands in North America in terms of market share growth, and with the addition of Maron, set its sights on accelerating it’s fast growth and rising position into 2016 and beyond. (more…)

September 5th, 2015

Rock a New Color Every Day with ALCATEL ONETOUCH’s IDOL 3C

  • Five juicy colored exchangeable covers
  • Award-winning JBL® audio with Clari-Fi technology offering professional 3D Hi-Fi audio experience
  • Super high-definition 5.5-inch IPS display with supreme outdoor readability
  • Technicolor Color Enhance technology offers superb color rendering
  • 13 Mpxl rear camera with best in class sensor and large aperture for great photos even under low light

IFA, Berlin, September 5TH 2015 – Things just got a lot more colorful thanks to ALCATEL ONETOUCH and its new IDOL 3C smartphone. IDOL 3C has all the features that made the brand’s groundbreaking IDOL 3 smartphone a multiple award winner and a hit with consumers. (more…)

September 5th, 2015

A Complete Range of Your Choice PIXI 3 (10) – The new 10-inch tablet in PIXI 3 Family

  • 10-inch large display in a compact design
  • 2 different connection options: 3G or Wi-Fi
  • Great personalization with colorful cases and flip covers

IFA, Berlin, September 5th 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands reinvents the PIXI 3 family with a new 10-inch tablet. Pick a PIXI 3 tablet with the right display size (7, 8 or 10-inch), and the connectivity (4G LTE, 3G or Wi-Fi) you prefer. It’s all your choice! (more…)

September 5th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Continues to Expand Its SmartConnected Devices Portfolio by Introducing 4G Car WiFi and WiFi Music Box

  • 4G Car WiFi enables fast Internet access on the go, connecting up to 15 users
  • WiFi Music Box creates a wireless streaming music system from a smartphone or tablet

IFA, Berlin, September 5th 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, announced new additions to its line of connected products at IFA 2015. Adding to its already ample line of smart connected device, the mobile brand introduced 4G Car WiFi, for rapid Internet access in a vehicle, and the WiFi Music Box, which enables users to control their home’s sound system with ease from a smartphone or tablet. (more…)

September 5th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH’s PIXI FIRST — First Class Smartphone at an Entry Level Price

  • One of the slimmest 4-inch smartphone on the market
  • Fast 3G+ connectivity and quad core processor
  • 5 Mpxl rear and 2 Mpxl front camera for great shots and selfies
  • Premium colors with metallic finishing – Soft Slate, Metal Silver, Metal Gold and Rose Gold
  • Long-lasting battery offering 300 hours standby time and 7 hours talk time

IFA, Berlin, September 5th, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, announces its new PIXI FIRST smartphone, a member of the brand’s affordable PIXI family. Offering 3G+ connectivity and a powerful quad-core processor, the PIXI FIRST is a class of it’s own when it comes to offering the most sought-after features at an accessible price. (more…)

September 4th, 2015

POP STAR and POP UP Smartphones Shine in ALCATEL ONETOUCH’s POP Family

Highly customizable POP STAR allows consumers to express their own style from the large cover collection with up to 20 choices

POP UP offers high-end design and performance at a mid-tier price point

IFA, Berlin, September 4th 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH unveiled its new POP smartphones at IFA today. POP STAR and POP UP are part of the brand’s POP series – A Combination of Talents. (more…)

September 4th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Introduces the Brand New GO Family

GO PLAY and GO WATCH Are Ready for Action

GO PLAY

  • Robust design, shockproof, waterproof and dustproof with IP 67
  • 8 cool colors with waterproof headsets to match
  • Record cool stuff playing on your mobile screen and add a voice-over
  • Shoot photos underwater
  • Long battery life – 20 days standby time, 8.3 hours talk time and 55 hours music playback

GO WATCH

  • Robust design, shockproof, waterproof and dustproof with IP 67
  • Android and iOS compatible
  • Hack your emotions and share with friends
  • Notifications – SNS, SMS, emails, calls and weather
  • Long battery life for 2-5 days usage
  • 100% customizable with changeable front casing and wrist bands

IFA, Berlin, September 4th 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, introduces its brand new GO family. GO PLAY and its companion GO WATCH are designed for active users and always ready for action. Take pictures underwater. Roll in the mud. Rave responsibly at a music festival. Drop it from a height of 1.5 meters. It’s all good. (more…)

September 4th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Introduces Xess – Tablet So Different We Can’t Call it a Tablet

  • Immersive viewing experience with the large 17.3-inch interactive touchscreen
  • Elegant, streamlined design with adjustable built-in stand and handle
  • Powerful 3-watt JBL dual speakers for accurate sound reproduction
  • Perfect for multipurpose usage: movie streaming, sketchpad for kids, recipe display in the kitchen, gaming with friends and family

IFA, Berlin, September 4th 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone brands, announced the launch of Xess at IFA 2015. The genre-busting smart device has an extra-large 17.3-inch screen yet boasts a beautiful, slim stainless-steel body. (more…)

August 23rd, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH NAMED THE OFFICIAL SMARTPHONE AND TABLET PARTNER OF THE LA GALAXY AND STUBHUB CENTER

NEW MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES ALCATEL ONETOUCH WITH ON-SITE AND IN-MARKET FAN ENGAGEMENT IN THE LOS ANGELES MARKET

LOS ANGELES – August 23, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH – the fifth largest mobile phone manufacturer in North America*, today announced a new multi-year partnership with the five-time MLS Cup champions, LA Galaxy, and their home stadium, StubHub Center, becoming the Official Smartphone and Tablet Partner of both the team and the multiple-use sports stadium. Continuing on their commitment to growing the brand in North America,this new partnership expands on ALCATEL ONETOUCH’s strategic investment in MLS, focusing specifically on pre-game fan experiences, in-game fan engagement, social media and digital campaigns, in-game brand advertising, in-market promotions and community engagement. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed. (more…)

June 20th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH ANNOUNCED AS THE OFFICIAL SMARTPHONE PARTNER OF TORONTO FC

As one of the fastest-growing smartphone brands in North America, ALCATEL ONETOUCH backs its commitment to growing its brand with a new MLS partnership

IRVINE, Calif. and TORONTO, Canada – June 20, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH – the fifth largest smartphone manufacturer in North America* – today announced that the brand will be the Official Smartphone Partner of Toronto FC. The multi-year partnership is the first of its kind for ALCATEL ONETOUCH and represents the company’s most significant brand investment to date in Canada, with an extended reach to a wider North American audience. (more…)

June 11th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF ITS INNOVATION ACCELERATOR CHALLENGE

IRVINE, Calif. – 11 JUNE, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced the winners of its North American Innovation Accelerator Challenge. This globally reaching innovation mentorship program was launched in early 2015 and is based in San Francisco where it connects ALCATEL ONETOUCH executives and experts – whose expertise range from product, design, manufacturing and distribution – to developers and mobile tech start-up companies that want to bring new technology to the worldwide marketplace. (more…)

April 9th, 2015

THE TIME TO LIVE UNLOCKED IS NEAR!

ALCATEL ONETOUCH IDOL 3 AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER STARTING APRIL 21 FOR AN ONLINE EXCLUSIVE PRICE OF $249.99

IRVINE, Calif. – April 9, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH – the fifth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S.* – is disrupting the flagship smartphone market, today announcing that the award-winning IDOL 3 will be available to pre-order unlocked for an online exclusive price of $249.99 (MSRP of $279.00) beginning on April 21, with pre-orders shipping in May. (more…)

March 31st, 2015

WATCH OUT! AWARD-WINNING ALCATEL ONETOUCH WATCH AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW FOR $149.99

IRVINE, Calif. – MARCH 31, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced preorder availability of the award-winning ALCATEL ONETOUCH Watch. The Android and iOS compatible Watch will be available directly from ALCATEL ONETOUCH via www.alcatelonetouch.us – starting at $149.99 USD. At pre-order, the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Watch will be available with a sporty black band, with other Watch styles available later in 2015. (more…)

March 2nd, 2015

INTRODUCING THE HERO 2+. THE FIRST UNLOCKED PHABLET FOR NORTH AMERICA FROM ALCATEL ONETOUCH FEATURING CYANOGEN OS.

As part of a new partnership between ALCATEL ONETOUCH and Cyanogen, Inc., the HERO 2+ will be available unlocked in the U.S. and Canada with Cyanogen OS pre-loaded

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – BARCELONA, SPAIN – 2 MARCH, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced an exciting new software partnership with Cyanogen, Inc., which includes an unlocked phablet for North America featuring Cyanogen OS – the HERO 2+. The HERO 2+ LTE phablet will be available unlocked via the ALCATEL ONETOUCH store powered by Amazon for $299 beginning in Q2 2015. (more…)

March 1st, 2015

IDOL 3 Rocks the Smartphone World With Top-Line Technology

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – BARCELONA, SPAIN – 1 MARCH, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH’s new IDOL 3 smartphone is packed with best-in-class components and software, designed with partners who are leaders in their fields. Award-winning JBL audio with two front-facing speakers and Clari-Fi technology. Technicolor Color Enhance technology. And a 13-Mpxl rear camera with a next-generation sensor. Plus, an IDOL 3 exclusive feature: it is 100 percent reversible, so users can grab their phone upside down and the IDOL 3 user interface automatically adjusts. (more…)

January 8th, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH IS NOW OFFERING UNLOCKED DEVICES AND ACCESSORIES DIRECT TO CONSUMERS’ FINGER TIPS

Expanding Its Commitment to Bring Affordable Smart Technology to Consumers, ALCATEL ONETOUCH Has Launched Its First E-Commerce Channel, Powered By Amazon

CES – LAS VEGAS, JANUARY 8, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced the inaugural launch of its first-ever e-commerce channel for North America, allowing consumers to purchase unlocked smart devices and accessories directly. Beginning today, consumers looking for affordable unlocked smart devices and accessories can visit www.alcatelonetouch.us to begin shopping in the U.S. A new e-commerce channel for Canada will be available later in Q1 2015. (more…)

January 5th, 2015

WATCH: ALCATEL ONETOUCH Unveils a Full Line of Premium-Design Smartwatches — Affordable and for All Uses

Affordable and for All Uses

  • Slim, premium smartwatches that offer different styles to suit everyone
  • Packed with sensors and apps that allow users to monitor daily activity
  • Connect to Android and iOS smartphones to control music, receive notifications and more
  • Long battery life with built-in USB connector for easy charging

CES – Las Vegas, January 5th, 2015 – It looks like a watch and feels like a watch but it’s much smarter than that. ALCATEL ONETOUCH introduces the WATCH, a smartwatch that puts a premium on elegant design at a very accessible price. In launching the WATCH, ALCATEL ONETOUCH is not content just to make the latest connected technology available to the greatest number of consumers. Offering the WATCH at a fraction of the cost of competitors, the smartphone brand has implemented its design expertise to offer a series of fine finishes that meet the demands of those looking for the same look and feel as a traditional watch. (more…)

January 3rd, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH JOINS FORCES WITH THE COLOR RUN™ IN 2015

POWERING RUNNERS TO SHINE DURING THE HAPPIEST 5K ON THE PLANET

As The Presenting Sponsor For The 2015 Shine Tour, ALCATEL ONETOUCH Is Bringing New Technology Integration To Events Throughout North America

CES – LAS VEGAS, JANUARY 3, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced an exciting new partnership as the presenting sponsor of The Color Run in North America for 2015. The partnership will help bring “The Happiest 5K on the Planet” to more than 1 million participants in over 120 cities in the U.S. and Canada. As part of this exclusive partnership, ALCATEL ONETOUCH is powering a new layer of experience during The Color Run 2015 Shine Tour™ including the integration of ALCATEL ONETOUCH technology. In select markets, RFID connected bracelets enhance the runner’s experience by making it quick and easy for them to share their favorite event photos via social channels. (more…)

January 3rd, 2015

EMBRACING OPEN INNOVATION, ALCATEL ONETOUCH ANNOUNCES THEIR INNOVATION ACCELERATOR FOR NORTH AMERICA

Expanding Their Innovation Program Launched In Europe in Early 2014, The Innovation Accelerator Comes To North America; Based In San Francisco

CES – LAS VEGAS, JANUARY 3, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced the North American expansion of its accelerator program – originally launched in Europe in early 2014 – in partnership with PRIME to be located in San Francisco. This expansion is driven by the company’s entrepreneurial spirit and goal to embrace “Open Innovation” to help drive greater access of smart technology and innovation for a global mass market. (more…)

January 2nd, 2015

ALCATEL ONETOUCH at CES 2015: Opening Access to the Latest Technology to Everyone

  • 4G LTE connectivity is now within everyone’s reach
  • OS-agnostic smartphones available on Firefox, Windows, or Android
  • The ALCATEL ONETOUCH WATCH opens up a new smartwatch category
  • Color Run makes the ALCATEL ONETOUCH booth a blast

CES – LAS VEGAS, JANUARY 2, 2015 – With a series of announcements at the International CES, ALCATEL ONETOUCH, one of the world’s largest smartphone brands, makes good on its commitment to offer the latest technological innovations to all. (more…)

October 2nd, 2014

Meet the Latest Affordable C1 Smartphone from ALCATEL ONETOUCH

With ultra-affordable pricing packed into an easy-to-use pre-paid smartphone, the ALCATEL C1 from ALCATEL ONETOUCH arrives in the U.S.

IRVINE, Calif. – October 2, 2014 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH has announced the availability of the ALCATEL C1 for AT&T’s pre-paid GoPhone product portfolio. Available beginning this month in select national retailers at $59.99 (Suggest Retail Price), the C1 complements AT&T’s device portfolio and offers you ultra-affordable pricing with a stylish design. With an efficient 1.0GHz dual-core processor and crisp, responsive 3.5” HVGA screen, the C1 lets you do more with multi-tasking support for simultaneously running apps, games and browsing the internet. (more…)

October 2nd, 2014

ALCATEL ONETOUCH unveils the HERO 2

Featuring LTE octa core CPU, 6-inch Full HD edge to edge display, HERO 2 is designed for an unprecedented user experience for speed, graphics and data processing

IRVINE, Calif. – October 2, 2014 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH has announced the availability of the ALCATEL C1 for AT&T’s pre-paid GoPhone product portfolio. Available beginning this month in select national retailers at $59.99 (Suggest Retail Price), the C1 complements AT&T’s device portfolio and offers you ultra-affordable pricing with a stylish design. With an efficient 1.0GHz dual-core processor and crisp, responsive 3.5” HVGA screen, the C1 lets you do more with multi-tasking support for simultaneously running apps, games and browsing the internet. (more…)

September 4th, 2014

ALCATEL ONETOUCH HERO 8: 8-inch tablet offers octa-core performance and multi-pole connectivity

Bring your living room with you: the HERO 8 tablet is perfect for gaming, downloading and watching movies, browsing the Web and more — at superfast speeds. And its compatibility with accepted industry standards ensures limitless connectivity.

IFA, Berlin, SEPTEMBER 4 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH introduces the HERO 8 tablet, the newest tablet to join the HERO family. (more…)

September 4th, 2014

ALCATEL ONETOUCH introduces the POP 2 family

The POP 2 family comes in five panel sizes, with five colourful covers in the box, offering quality and variety for entry-level LTE smartphones

IFA, Berlin, SEPTEMBER 4 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today introduced the POP 2 family, which comes in a variety of sizes, colours and with rich multimedia functions, demonstrating its commitment to democratising the LTE market by introducing the richest product portfolio in entry-level smartphones. (more…)

August 27th, 2014

ALCATEL ONETOUCH LAUNCHES TWO NEW AFFORDABLE SMARTPHONES WITH T-MOBILE

Further expanding its North American smartphone portfolio, ALCATEL ONETOUCH launches two new wallet-friendly smartphones, the Fierce 2 and Evolve 2, with America’s Un-carrier™

IRVINE, Calif. – August 27, 2014 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH today announced the availability of their newest smartphones being added to the T-Mobile product lineup, the Fierce 2 and the Evolve 2. Both feature-rich, value-focused smartphones will be available nationwide beginning in September. (more…)