Alcatel Pop Star (4G) with MediaTek CPU launched in India; price, specifications
Alcatel Pop Star (4G) with MediaTek CPU launched in India; price, specificationsAlcatel Press Kit

Alcatel on Monday launched a new budget handset dubbed as the Pop Star in India.

The new phone sports a 5.0-inch HD screen with full lamination to provide clarity under direct sunlight for reading on the display and it comes with MediaTek quad-core processor backed by 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt storage and a 2000mAh battery.

It also houses a decent 8MP camera with LED flash on the back and a 5MP snapper with fixed focus on the front.

The company has confirmed the new Pop Star phone will be available exclusively on Gadgets 360 e-commerce site for Rs. 6,999.

"POP STAR is our fashionable yet affordable range of smartphones. We are very excited to launch this phone in partnership with Gadgets 360°and this is another step towards our recent e-commerce initiative to bring technological advanced and stylish phones at affordable pricing," Praveen Valecha, regional director of Alcatel APAC BU India, said in a statement.

Competition:

The Alcatel Pop Star (4G) will be pitted against the popular Micromax Canvas Spark series, Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime and the new Asus Zenfone GO, among others. 

Key features of Alcatel Pop Star (4G):

Model Alcatel Pop Star (4G):
Display 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) screen with full lamination to provide excellent clarity even under direct sunlight.
  • Pixel density: 294 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor 1.0GHz MediaTek (MT6735P) quad-core CPU
RAM 1GB
Storage 8GB, expandable up to 32GB
Camera
  • Main: 8.0MP camera with LED flash, autofocus, 4 x zoon, video stabilization (EIS)
  • Front: 5.0MP camera with fixed focus
Battery 2000mAh
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n). micro USB port, FM Radio, A-GPS, micro SIM , EAP SIM,
Dimensions 142.5 x 71.5 x 8.6 mm
Weight 145g
Price Rs. 6,999
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