Apart from launching the Cyanogen powered Hero 2+ smartphone, Alcatel has also announced the new PIXI 3 smartphones and tablets at the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. As per Alcatel OneTouch, it will release 5.5-inch PIXI 3 phone in 3G as well as 4G variants, 7-inch PIXI 3 tablet in Wi-Fi only, 3G and 4G variants, while an 8-inch PIXI 3 tablet in 3G version.
"The newest member of our PIXI 3 family is an entry-level 5.5-inch smartphone, which offers a fast and immersive streaming experience thanks to a powerful CPU and large display. It's the ideal smartphone for someone looking for a ton of options within a budget," says Dan Dery, Chief Marketing Officer, Alcatel OneTouch.
Moving on to the specifications, PIXI 3 5.5-inch version, sports a 5.5-inch display, 8GB of internal memory, with expansion up to 32GB and 128GB depends on the region,. On camera it comes in variants such as 5MP and 8MP rear camera, 2MP and 5MP front camera depends on the region. Running on the Android 5.0 OS, it is powered by a 2800mAh battery.
Coming to the PIXI 3 5.5-inch 4G, it sports a 5.5-inch display, 8GB of internal memory, with expansion up to 32GB along with 1GB RAM. Another variant has 4GB of internal memory with 512MB RAM. On the camera, it has 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, runs on Android 5.0 and powered by a 2910mAh battery.
As for as PIXI 3 (8) 3G concerned, it features a 8-inch display, 1.3GHz dual core processor, 4GB ROM, 1GB RAM, Android 4.4 and powered by a 3240mAh battery.
PIXI 3 (7) 4G LTE, flaunts a 7-inch display, 1.1GHz quad-core, 4GB ROM, 1GB RAM, 4G LTE, Android 5.0, and powered by a 2820mAh battery.
PIXI 3 (7) 3G LTE, flaunts a 7-inch display, 1.1GHz quad-core, 4GB ROM, 512MB RAM, 3G, Android 4.4, and powered by a 2820mAh battery.
PIXI 3 (7) Wi-Fi, sports a a 7-inch display, 1.1GHz quad-core, 4GB ROM, 512MB RAM, Wi-Fi, Android 4.4, and powered by a 2820mAh battery.
As of now, there is no official word on the pricing and availability. But as per the company, this PIXI 3 smartphones will come in 9 colors which is Volcano Black, White, Amber Orange, Tango Red, Neon Pink, Laser Yellow, Vivid Green, Sharp Blue and Metallic Silver.