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MWC: Alcatel debuts 7″ tablet

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Alcatel OneTouch introduced the PIXI 3 7-inch tablet, which joins the 8-inch tablet already in the PIXI 3 stable.

The tablets are part of the affordable PIXI 3 series, which features devices in different sizes with an accompanying array of custom options. The PIXI 3 tablet delivers 4G LTE, 3G or Wi-Fi-only connectivity, while the PIXI 3 (8) offers 3G connections.

Our PIXI line is all about making mobile Internet accessible,” says Alcatel OneTouch’s Chief Marketing Officer, Dan Dery. “The new ultra-affordable PIXI 3 (7) tablet does just that, and is sleek enough to glide easily into a pocket.

Fast and Highly Portable

Compact and highly portable, the PIXI 3 (7) is available with either 4G LTE, 3G or Wi-Fi connectivity.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor not only supports multimode 3G/4G LTE for fast, efficient web browsing, but also integrates an Adreno 300 series GPU for great graphics, 8 megapixel camera and full HD video capture and playback ” said Raj Talluri, senior vice president, Qualcomm Technologies. “We’re proud to work with Alcatel OneTouch to integrate our leading 3G/4G LTE Advanced technology into devices that will benefit the greatest number of users possible.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, with quad-core CPU, is designed to support a lag-free experience when browsing the Internet, downloading and watching videos or gaming.

Packed With Useful Features

The PIXI 3 (7)’s Wi-Fi display feature allows users to go from palm size to super-size in no time, easily sharing images from the tablet to a larger screen.

The 4G version runs on Android Lollipop, while the 3G and Wi-Fi versions run on Android 4.4. GPS is available on the 3G and LTE versions, while an On-the-Go function is available on all three, allowing an audio player or mobile phone to act as a host.

In addition, the tablet allows for multiple accounts for multiple users, to securely share the device with the whole family.

Voice-call-enabled, the PIXI 3 (7) also offers handset mode, so users can pick up their calls on their tablet, with no need of another device.

Colorful and Customizable

Like other devices in the PIXI series, the PIXI 3 (7) is customizable. Users can add their own colorful touch to their tablets with a choice of seven colorful back covers. Specially designed foldable folio cases can further protect and personalize the tablet.

With their host of features, accessories and performance capabilities, the PIXI 3 (7) and PIXI 3 (8) are further examples of Alcatel OneTouch’s dedication to democratizing mobile Internet access.

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