The logo of Alcatel-Lucent is pictured at the entrance of its Paris headquarters
Alcatel-Lucent will reportedly cut 1,800 jobs to match a slumping market.REUTERS

Emerging handset maker Alcatel has unveiled a mid-range smartphone, One Touch Star, ahead of the international mobile convention MWC (Mobile World Congress) which is set to kick-off in less than two weeks.

Alcatel's new smartphone sports a 4-inch AMOLED 16M color display with 800x480p resolution and packs a dual-core processor with 1GHz CPU speed.

Key Specifications of Alcatel One Touch Star Include:


Alcatel One Touch Star




Android v4.1 (OS Jelly Bean)


Dual-core processor

With 1GHz CPU


4.0-inch AMOLED 16M color

display with oleophobic coating

Internal memory

4GB EMMC + 512 RAM

(end user-memory: 2.4GB)

Storage capacity

Expandable up to 32GB


Main: 5.0-megapixel camera with

LED flash

Rear: VGA camera




1500 mAh

Additional specs

Wi-Fi hot spot, Bluetooth v4.0 A2DP,

micro-USB v2.0


117.9 x 60.8 x 9.7 mm


119.5 g

According to Android Community website, the One Touch Star smartphone is expected to be priced around $315 (₹17,000).

There is no official confirmation from the company about the availability the device. More information is expected to be announced at the MWC 2013 event which is scheduled to start on 25 February in Barcelona.

At the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2013 held in January, Alcatel launched its One Touch series-based Tab 7, 7 HD and 8 HD tablets, and a high-end smartphone range that includes One Touch Idol, Idol Scribe HD, and Idol Ultra.

Alcatel Mobile Phones was established in 2004 as a joint venture between Chinese electronics firm TCL and French telecommunications equipment company Alcatel-Lucent.