Alcatel’s 6-inch Smartphone Launches Alongside Smartband and Homekit
TCL (Alcatel) has announced a new sizeable smartphone – the Alcatel A3 XL at the CES 2017. The 6-inch device arrives with entry-level specs and boots Android 7.0 Nougat OS out-of-the-box. It will be available in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America by Q1 2017 and in Europe by Q2 2017.
Housed in a textured plastic body, the Alcatel A3 XL has a 720p HD screen resolution (244ppi), fingerprint sensor, 8GB built-in storage (expandable) and a moderate 3000mAh battery. It measures 165 x 82.5 x 7.9 mm in dimensions (as thick as the Google Pixel) and supports 4G LTE (Cat.4) networks.
On the inside, it relies on a 1.1GHz Mediatek MT8735B quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. For photography, a rear facing 8MP camera with LED flash and 720p HD video recording capability appears alongside a front facing 5MP camera for selfies and video chats.
TCL MOVEBAND BT and LIFE Home Monitoring Kit
Available worldwide starting March 2017, the MOVEBAND BT combines a mix of fashion, technology, and is IP67 certified – both dustproof and waterproof. It tracks activity,sleep, dishes notification alerts and supports for Android (Android 4.0 and up) and iOS (iOS 7.0 and up).
It will arrive in two options, a single round band option for men and women, and the other double-leather option is reserved for women. The smartband also has easy to use gesture control function is expected to last up to 30 days on a full charge.
On the other hand, the Life Home Monitoring will keep a close eye on the security of the home and family. The kit comes with tools such as the LIFECAM camera, LIFESENSE window and door sensor, and motion detector LIFEDETECT. Life’s home bridge – the LIFECONNECT links and control these devices while the LIFEAPP (Android & iOS) easily manages them.