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Alcatel Unveils Their New POP Series Of Affordable Android Phones

Alcatel Unveils Their New POP Series Of Affordable Android Phones

Today at MWC 2016, Alcatel has unviled their latest smartphones within the POP lineup. These affordable devices are designed to bring customization and solid hardware to a low price point. With the new POP 4, POP 4+, and POP 4S, Alcatel is bringing style, color, design, and performance to the low-end market.

Alcatel POP 4 Specs

  • 5″ HD IPS Display
  • Android Marshmallow
  • Quad-Core 1.1GHz Processor
  • 8GB Storage (microSD)
  • 1GB RAM
  • 2,500 mAh Battery
  • 8MP Rear/5MP Front Camera

Alcatel POP 4+ Specs

  • 5.5″ HD IPS Display
  • Android Marshmallow
  • Quad-Core 1.1GHz Processor
  • 16GB Storage (microSD)
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 2,500 mAh Battery
  • 8MP Rear/5MP Front Camera

Alcatel POP 4S Specs

  • 5.5″ FHS IPS Display
  • Android Marshmallow
  • Octa-Core MediaTek MT6755M Processor
  • 16GB Storage (microSD)
  • 2GB RAM
  • 2,960 mAh Battery
  • 13MP Rear/5MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Scanner

These devices are available with a variety of different back covers including leather, wood, and more. There are also several difference colors available.


Alcatel has not yet announced the pricing or regions of availability for the POP 4 series, but we should find out more in the coming weeks. More information on these devices is available in the press release below.

Press Release

ALCATEL Launches POP 4 Series: The most customizable smartphones – inside and out – to best suit all desires

MWC, Barcelona, 22 February, 2016 ALCATEL announces POP 4 series, a full line of customizable smartphones with design and performance in mind. The iconic POP 4 series includes variants of POP 4, POP 4+ and POP 4S. These smartphones offer customization – from style, color, design, size, performance to user experience.

“To consumers in their early 20’s, the POP 4 smartphone is ‘designed by you, inside and out,’” said CW Park, Chief Designer and General Manager of Global Design Center at ALCATEL. “The POP 4 series offers a huge collection of covers to fit every personality. It’s the ultimate tailor-made smartphone because customization is always a top priority for us”

Fashionable, With Superior Design

The POP 4 series offers a choice of four fashionable cover collections to customize a look: Hairline-Brushed, Leather, Wood and Baby Skin. Top that off with a slim body, curved design and fully laminated display for a premium look that users will adore.

Great Camera Experience  

POP 4 and POP 4+ carry 8 Mpxl rear cameras for clear shots and 5 Mpxl front cameras with wide viewing angle for better group selfies.

The POP 4S’s 13 Mpxl rear camera and 5 Mpxl front camera offers ultra-fast focus (PDAF); large sensor size for clear, bright pictures; a dual-tone flash for accurate color rendering, bright night shots and selfies.

Premium Performance and User Experience

POP 4 and POP 4+ runs quad-core CPU and the top-of-the-line POP 4S integrates an octa-core powerful CPU and 4G LTE category 6. This feature puts users in the fast lane for always more streaming and gaming connectivity. In addition, the POP 4S includes fingerprint recognition for maximized security. Its JBL headsets and Hi-Fi sound allow for a great multimedia experience right at your fingertips.

The big powerful battery makes sure users can party as long as they want. With a “quick charge” function, consumers can charge their battery to 50 percent in 30 minutes.


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Ben Schoon

Ben is a tech geek who co-founded YourTechExplained in 2016. Constantly switching between devices that literally surround him, he can be found reviewing the latest smartphones around the web.