Apart from the Pop S phones, Alcatel OneTouch unveiled the Idol 2 and Idol 2 mini at Mobile World Congress 2014.
The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2 Mini has a 4.5-inch display and comes in at only 8.5mm thick. It packs a quad core 1.2GHz processor, Android 4.3, NFC, an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. There will be a 3G model which is priced at $232 and an LTE variant priced at $287.
The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2, on the other hand, packs a 5-inch display and is thinner at only 7.3mm thick. It runs Android 4.3 and offers Cat 4 LTE, a quad core 1.2GHz processor, NFC, 8MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front-facing camera. The Idol 2 will be priced at $274 for the 3G and $342 for the LTE variant.
Alcatel is one of the aggressive companies nowadays and even has a big presence in the Philippines. It offers a variety of Android phones that combines a good balance of low price and good design.