Alcatel is a consistent presence at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, as the company has already announced a plethora of Android smartphones.Aside from the wide range of upcoming smartphones, Alcatel also announced a new One Touch Tab lineup of Android tablets.
The good news is that all three slates will be among the cheapest on the market, but the bad news is that they are expected to hit shelves in Q3 2013.
Alcatel One Touch Tab 7, One Touch Tab 7 HD and One Touch Tab 8 HD are powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system out of the box, though by the time they go on sale this might not be the newest Google mobile platform.
The cheapest of the three, the One Touch Tab 7 is pretty basic and comes with a 1 GHz single-core processor inside, which is complemented by 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory. Keep in mind that storage can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD memory card.
It is also worth mentioning that the slate features a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display that supports 1024 x 600 pixels resolution, as well as a VGA front-facing camera for video calls. The tablet with be available for purchase for only $130/€100.
The One Touch Tab 7 HD is next in line with a price tag of $150/€115. The slate comes with a 7-inch HD capacitive touchscreen display that supports 1280 x 800 pixels resolution and is powered by a dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz, which is complemented by 1GB of RAM.
Last but not least, the One Touch Tab 8 HD features an 8-inch IPS touchscreen display with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD memory card.
The slate also packs dual cameras (2-megapixel rear camera and VGA front-facing camera), as well as a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor. The One Touch Tab 8 HD will sell for $180/€135.