ALCATEL ONETOUCH unveils the HERO 2

Featuring LTE octa core CPU, 6-inch Full HD edge to edge display, HERO 2 is designed for an unprecedented user experience for speed, graphics and data processing

IRVINE, Calif. – October 2, 2014 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH has announced the availability of the ALCATEL C1 for AT&T’s pre-paid GoPhone product portfolio. Available beginning this month in select national retailers at $59.99 (Suggest Retail Price), the C1 complements AT&T’s device portfolio and offers you ultra-affordable pricing with a stylish design. With an efficient 1.0GHz dual-core processor and crisp, responsive 3.5” HVGA screen, the C1 lets you do more with multi-tasking support for simultaneously running apps, games and browsing the internet.

“We’re very excited to offer the C1 for AT&T customers here in the U.S.,” said Steve Cistulli, Senior Vice President of North America for ALCATEL ONETOUCH. “Our relationship with AT&T and the launch of the C1 are great examples of why we have been able to rapidly expand our portfolio of quality-driven, value-focused smartphones in the U.S. over the last year.”

The perfect compromise between a standard smartphone and a tablet, the HERO 2’s Full-HD screen features true-to-life colours, with the display filling 90 percent of the surface. This edge-to-edge display presents optimal viewing for work or play. What’s more, the phone offers ample power for users’ multimedia needs, boasting a generous 3100 mAh battery.

Let your imagination take control

“At ALCATEL ONETOUCH, we see the demand for large-display devices,” said Dan Dery, ALCATEL ONETOUCH Chief Marketing Officer. “HERO 2 answers this call and in addition, it’s the perfect device for work and play, with multiple tools to express user creativity.”

Gesture control. Handwriting recognition. Camera live filters. Everything you need to unleash your creativity. Thanks to HERO 2’s innovative features, you are at the helm of your own mobile studio.

Tools for work and play

The HERO 2 comes with a stylus which transforms the phone into a creative enterprise tool letting you create memos, professional sketches and even do Fast Math. With optimized hand writing recognition, the HERO 2 enables desktop like functionality to create and edit office documents on the go.

The HERO 2 also allows users to mix tracks, sample and add sound effects, all with a flick of a finger thanks to the first professional companion flip cover: MagicFlip DJ, a mini DJ mix panel which allows you to mix your own tracks on the go. And Hi-Fi sound ensures that mixes sound crystal clear.

For the all-important camera, whether it’s for work or for fun, it’s difficult to shoot a decent movie while walking. Photo and video stabilization technologies also allow you to capture DSLR-like pictures, and shoot shake-free footage. And don’t forget about the stunning effects you can create with the built-in filters.

HERO 2: the centre of a smart ecosystem built to users’ needs

With a host of companion devices, HERO 2 adapts to every need. It is the centre of an ecosystem of creative connected devices that users can carry, put on their desk or connect to their TV. An array of MagicFlip covers provide customised capabilities: MagicFlip DJ for music, MagicFlip LED lights up with information about missed calls, alerts or the time.

With the compact companion device Sidekick 2, users can remotely control TV, music and more. It also acts as an extension to users’ phones, allowing them to access messages, contact lists and more. The portable E-Card allows users to read notes, maps, e-books with the comfort of paper. The SmartBook functions as a smartphone in laptop form, while TV-Link connects the HERO 2 to larger screens wirelessly.

With these features, accessories and companion devices, ALCATEL ONETOUCH ensures a truly versatile experience through connectivity to multiple screens. Everyone can invent their own personalized HERO 2, and unleash their unique creativity.

The HERO 2 will be available on the market in September 2014.

About ALCATEL ONETOUCH

ALCATEL ONETOUCH is simple, unexpected, down to earth, irreverent and colorful. We believe that what makes technology smart is what you can do with it rather than what it can do.

ALCATEL ONETOUCH is a brand within TCL Communication, an international multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets globally a growing range of mobile and Internet devices. TCL Communication is a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2618.HK) and part of TCL Corporation one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world.

ALCATEL ONETOUCH is a SMART MOVE.

For more information, please visit www.alcatelonetouch.us.

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Jason Gerdon
ALCATEL ONETOUCH
Phone: 949.245.9913
Email: jason.gerdon@alcatelonetouch.com

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