Alcatel announced today that two now tablets will join their portfolio. Dubbed Alcatel Pop 7 and Alcatel Pop 8, both tablets come with mid-range specifications and a somewhat dull design.
Both Alcatel Pop 7 and Alcatel Pop 8 come with decent technical specifications, and it’s also worth noting that both mid-rangers will be offered with both WiFi-only and WiFi+Cellular connectivity. Let’s have a look at the hardware specifications of the two Alcatel tablets.
The Pop 7 packs a 7-inch TFT WSVGA Display, 1024 x 600 pixels display and it is powered by a dual-core 1.3 GHz processors of an unannounced provenience. The 7-inch tablet is running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box, while packing a 0.3 MP front-facing camera and a 2 MP rear-facing shooter capable of recording 720p videos.
Alcatel Pop 7 also features 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB of native storage with support for microSD cards of up to 32 GB, and a 3,240 mAh battery which should be capable of offering pretty decent autonomy.
On the other hand, the Pop 8 comes with an 8-inch IPD display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution. The Alcatel Pop 8 features a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB of microSD-expandable storage (up to 32 GB supported). The 8-inch device comes pre-loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, has a 2 MP camera on the back, and a 0.3 MP shooter mounted on the front panel.
Alcatel officials announced it will be offering case accessories, a magnetic flip cover and snap case for both devices. Furthermore, Chief Marketing Officer for Alcatel OneTouch Dan Dery said “The POP 7 and POP 8 are great first steps in our product alignment for smartphones and tablets. The unique characteristics of the POP series are fun and colorful and offering a smart but simple user experience.”
Unfortunately, the representatives of the France-based company failed to announce the prices of the two tablets and when they will become available for purchase.