Alcatel has launched its Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ smartphone at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona. The highlight of the device is that it runs on Cyanogen OS 11. The device is powered by 2 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MTK6592M (Cortex-A7) processor accompanied with 2 GB of RAM and features a 6 inch full HD TFT display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It sports a 13 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with LED flash and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. Read on to find more information on specifications, features price and availability of the handset.
On storage front, OneTouch Hero 2+ houses 16 GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. It packs a 3100 mAh battery while connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth NFC, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB. The handset measures 160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 mm, weighs 170 grams and flaunts its aluminum body.
Features and Specifications of Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+
- Processor: 2 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MTK6592M (Cortex-A7)
- Operating System: Cyanogen OS 11
- Display: 6 inch full HD TFT (1080 x 1920 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 2 GB
- ROM: 16 GB (expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel auto focus with LED flash
- Front Camera: 5 mega pixel
- Battery: 3100 mAh
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth NFC, GPS/ A-GPS and Micro-USB
- Dimensions: 160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 mm
- Weight: 170 grams
“We promised big things for Alcatel OneTouch in North America for 2015, and with our partnership with Cyanogen and the launch of the HERO 2+, we’re delivering on our promise. We will continue to invest in strategic partnerships – like we have with Cyanogen – which not only helps build our brand here in North America, but also helps us challenge expectations when it comes to the devices we bring to market here,” said Steve Cistulli, Senior Vice President of North America for Alcatel OneTouch.
Price and Availability
The Cyanogen OS based Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ will be available in US and Canada in Q2 2015 with a price tag $299 (approximately Rs. 18,300). Details about pricing and availability in global markets have not been revealed yet.