Alcatel has unveiled two mobile phones that will targeted the budget market. However, despite their low price, they do incorporate some quality features.
For example, the Alcatel OT-707 is the company's first touch-screen handset. Contained in a small chassis measuring 95x53x13 mm, this dual band GSM/GPRS (900/1800 MHz) handset features a 2.3-inch TFT touch-screen, which packs in 240x320 pixels whilst displaying 262K colours. Other features will include a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, FM radio and an MP3 player. A €100 price point has been announced, but UK details are yet to be revealed.
According to the Unwired website, the Alcatel OT-800 is the company's first to have a full QWERTY keyboard. It also includes a screen packing in 320x240 pixels onto the screen, which also displays 262K colours, a two-megapixel camera plus FM radio with RDS. No UK release date or price has yet been unveiled but a European price of €95 has been announced.
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