Based on Cyanogen OS, Alcatel has launched a new smartphone, the OneTouch Hero 2+. It is a variant model of Hero 2.
The Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ runs on Cyanogen OS 11, which is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS. It features a 6-inch 1080p Full HD IPS OGS edge-to-edge display with Dragontrail glass protection and is powered by a 2GHz MediaTek MT6592 Octa-Core processor with Mali 450 GPU. It also comes with an integrated stylus pen and has optimized handwriting recognition.
The OneTouch Hero 2+ comes with 2GB of RAM and also has 16GB internal storage that is expandable with an external microSD card. The phablet houses a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and OIS that supports 1080p Full HD video recording. There is also a 5MP front-facing camera on-board.
In terms of connectivity options, Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ include 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 4G LTE Cat.4, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. It measures 160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 mm and weight is 175 gms. It is fueled by a 3,100mAh battery.
Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ specifications
- 6-inch Full HD IPS OGS edge-to-edge display with Dragontrail glass protection
- 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- 2GHz MediaTek MT6592 Octa-Core processor
- Mali 450 GPU
- 2GB RAM / 16GB ROM
- Cyanogen OS 11, based on Android 4.4.4 (Kitkat)
- 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and OIS
- 5MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 4G LTE, 3G , Wi-Fi, DLNA, Wi-Fi direct Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 7.9 mm thickness, weight 175 gms
- 3100mAh battery
The Alcatel One Touch Hero 2+ will be available, priced at US $299 (Roughly Rs. 18,500). It will be first launched in North America in Q2 2015.