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Alcatel 5 flagship mid-range phone leaked before official launch

TCL is starting the year with a new Android phone from the Alcatel 5 series. The Alcatel 5 is just one of the many devices lined up for this year. The brand will also release new phones from the

Alcatel’s Gallery app was (un)intentionally hijacked on the Play Store

Alcatel might have a little bit of explaining to do with its users, as the “official” Gallery application for their phones has been updated to third-party spamware on the Play Store. And this isn’t
Alcatel gallery app replaced with shady third party gallery app via Play Store update

Alcatel gallery app replaced with shady third party gallery app via Play Store update

Alcatel is known for its relatively decent budget phones. In fact, some of them are arguably good choices in the budget market. However, it always seems like some of these “budget” companies have some

Alcatel’s default Gallery app is now spamware, so are a number of its other apps as well

If you’re using an Alcatel phone, you might have noticed that your Gallery app is doing all sorts of different things now, but mostly displaying ads. This is because an update two months ago changed
Default gallery app on some Alcatel phones has been replaced with a spamware app

Default gallery app on some Alcatel phones has been replaced with a spamware app

Alcatel seemingly replaced the default gallery app with the newer Candy Gallery app, though that change looks to not have been for the best.
Alcatel apps just went adware on us

Alcatel apps just went adware on us

Alcatel apps for Alcatel phones have just been updated to include advertisements. While previous apps from Alcatel were free, included with the phone, and weren’t half bad, several have been updated
Alcatel apps just went adware on us

Alcatel apps just went adware on us

Alcatel apps for Alcatel phones have just been updated to include advertisements. While previous apps from Alcatel were free, included with the phone, and weren’t half bad, several have been updated
The default gallery app on some Alcatel phones has been replaced with spamware, and users are angry

The default gallery app on some Alcatel phones has been replaced with spamware, and users are angry

Like most Android phone manufacturers, Alcatel has uploaded many of its phones' apps to the Play Store. This allows the company to update various system apps without sending out a full Android

Two Alcatel phones listed on Amazon for pre-order

Alcatel is one of the most prolific phone makers we know today, of course, it’s made possible by TCL. The brand introduces dozens each year that we honestly can’t keep track of all models. The Verso

Alcatel Verso (super) entry level device now on Cricket Wireless

If you’re in need of a new smartphone but you’ve decided it shouldn’t cost you more than $30, well you’re in luck because Cricket Wireless has just that with the Alcatel Verso. But of course, as they
Come and see what a $30 Android phone offers in 2018

Come and see what a $30 Android phone offers in 2018

The Alcatel Verso is a new, entry-level handset available on Cricket Wireless—find out what it's all about here.

Cricket Wireless now offering dirt cheap Alcatel Verso

Cricket Wireless, a pre-paid subsidiary of AT&T, recently began offering a low-cost smartphone from Alcatel. Known as the Verso, it’s a $30 device that gives users a bare bones entry point into
Alcatel 3V leak reveals FHD+ display and quad-core chip for around $220

Alcatel 3V leak reveals FHD+ display and quad-core chip for around $220

The Alcatel 3V was shown off at CES 2018, but Alcatel withheld its specs. Thanks to a recent leak, we might know exactly what it's going to offer.
Update: Affordable Alcatel 3c makes its debut in Europe

Update: Affordable Alcatel 3c makes its debut in Europe

The Alcatel 3c has launched in Italy and it's coming with a 6-inch display, 1 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of internal storage.
Alcatel Idol 5 vs. Honor 7X: Can Honor’s budget hit take out the new Idol?

Alcatel Idol 5 vs. Honor 7X: Can Honor’s budget hit take out the new Idol?

There are a ton of great budget handsets out there, but they're not all equal. Which affordable smartphone is better -- the Alcatel Idol 5 or the Honor 7X? We put the two devices head-to-head to find
Alcatel’s 2018 phone lineup features a budget phone with an 18:9 display

Alcatel’s 2018 phone lineup features a budget phone with an 18:9 display

Alcatel has previewed its phone lineup for 2018, showing off the flagship Series 5, midrange Series 3, and budget Series 1. More details about the phones are due to come out at Mobile World
Upcoming Alcatel phones to feature ‘re-imagined product designs’ and 18:9 displays

Upcoming Alcatel phones to feature ‘re-imagined product designs’ and 18:9 displays

Some new Alcatel smartphones are coming, and parent company TCL today dropped a teaser of what it’s got in the works. Alcatel has “a new smartphone philosophy and product portfolio direction,” says

Alcatel reveals three new bezel-less, 18:9 display phones

Alcatel regularly launches new smartphones in batches. We were told the company will roll out six premium smartphones this 2018 and true enough, it’s starting the year right with three new models.
TCL previews the new Alcatel series 1, 3, and 5

TCL previews the new Alcatel series 1, 3, and 5

TCL briefly showed off its new line of Alcatel devices at CES. Simply named the 1-, 3-, and 5-series, each product line constitutes a portfolio that brings fingerprint sensors, 18:9 displays, and
Alcatel partners exclusively with Flipkart in India

Alcatel partners exclusively with Flipkart in India

TCL Communication, which uses the Alcatel brand as part of a licensing deal, announced that it will sell Alcatel-branded smartphones exclusively through Flipkart.