Alcatel One Touch Snap and One Touch Snap LTE officially announced
Oh, snap! Alcatel just won’t stop. Unveiling new smartphones, that is. An onslaught, this is. First, we saw 13 devices announced at CES. Then, a couple of days ago, the wraps were taken off of the One Touch Idol X, the company’s flagship, as well as the low-end 5-inch One Touch Scribe Easy.
Today it’s the One Touch Snap and One Touch Snap LTE that have the spotlight. The Snap has a 4.5-inch qHD (540×960) touchscreen, a quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, an 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and 720p video recording, a 1.3 MP front camera also capable of shooting 720p videos, 4 GB of built-in storage (of which 2.4 GB is user-accessible), a microSD card slot, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a 1,800 mAh battery. It runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Its dimensions are 130.3x67x8.99 mm. The Snap will be in stores somewhere in April.
Its LTE-enabled sibling isn’t identical in all other respects, as you may expect. The One Touch Snap LTE has a bigger, 4.65-inch touchscreen, but its resolution is lower – just 480×854. The LTE version’s back camera is capable of recording 1080p Full HD videos, while still being 8 MP. And the front camera of this phone is a 2 MP unit.
The processor inside the Snap LTE is a dual-core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon, and its battery is bumped up to 2,200 mAh. However, this model runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It will be out in July.