The Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2014 has begun with companies announcing their devices which they will showcase at the event and a few getting leaked (Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2, Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 and Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4) just before the launches and Alcatel, is not letting the biggies take the spotlight away from it as the company has announced the launch of its new smartphone, the Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ which comes with an Octa-core processor from MediaTek.


The Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ takes forward the legacy of the Idol line and packs in a 5 inch FHD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels giving a stunning pixel density of 441 PPI. The smartphone is powered by the new MediaTel MT6592 processor which has 8 cores and clocks at 2 GHz which will be coupled with 2 GB of RAM, giving users, no reason to worry about any lags on their device. On the graphical front, the quad-core ARM Mali450 GPU, clocking in at 700 GHz will do its part. There is 16 GB of internal storage while there is no information if a microSD card slot is available on the device.

The Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS out-of-the-box and there is a 13.1-megapixel F/2.0 camera on the rear with LED Flash while a front facing 2 megapixel camera will also be available for users to use. The smartphone, as per the company, will provide good quality, loud audio from the speakers mounted along the bottom edge of the device. The device measure just 7.9mm and has a 2500 mAh battery to keep it running. There is currently no word on the specific pricing or availability at this point for the Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+, the company says that it will be shipping the device in China in January for an unknown price tag.


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