Alcatel is now slowly gaining recognition as a reliable and established brand in India. The company has quite a number of models in its stables and is planning to launch even more in the Indian market in the coming months. The company has tied up with Ice Mobile Network to launch the lowest radiation emitting phone in India christened the Alcatel Ice 3. The company is betting big on its plans to make a dominant presence in India and offer competition for the likes of Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung and Motorola.
Today we take a look at 2 of Alcatel"s mobiles that have been recently been announced in India and one is already available in the Indian market whereas the other is waiting for its official release. The models are Alcatel OT 890 and upcoming Alcatel OT 891.
Both the above mentioned models are Smartphone category phones but will be priced in the range of normal premium multimedia phones. The phones are neatly designed and offer good design elements. Alcatel OT 890 and the Alcatel OT 891 have 2.8 inches TFT resistive touch screen based display that offers a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Both the phones have touch sensitive controls on the front panel.
On comparison of the multimedia specs of both Alcatel OT 890 and OT 89, you can see that they are very similar. Both have the required Software for playback and recording of a wide variety of audio and video formats. The list of supported formats includes MP3, MP4, AVI, WAV, WMV, AAC+ and many more. The phones also have a 3.5 mm headphone jack in common that can be used to connect the phone to external big speakers or to have a private musical enjoyment with the bundled headsets.
On comparison of OT 890 and OT 891, we see that both the phones offer all the latest connectivity and communication options you would expect from Smartphone"s today except that OT 890 does not offer High speed 3G internet connectivity. OT 891 on the other hand provides this network technology. The phones offer 2G internet technologies such as GPRS and EDGE in addition to offering Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Both Alcatel OT 890 and OT 891 run the Android