ALCATEL ONETOUCH forayed in the tablet market in India with the launch of its flagship tablet – POP 8S, in a strategic exclusive partnership with Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace. Targeting the new age multi-tasking youth, POP 8S comes with a compelling 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor, encased in a slim 7.9mm design featuring an 20.32 cm (8) screen with 1280 X 800 WXGA, IPS display. Weighing only 327 grams, the POP 8S runs Android 4.4 Kitkat on a 1GB RAM with 8GB storage, expandable up to 64GB. The ALCATEL ONETOUCH POP 8S will be available in full black finish, priced at Rs. 10,499/- exclusively on Flipkart.
“We are very excited about the launch of our Tablets range in India. Our POP series of products provide the best in class product features at the most affordable price. POP series globally have been designed to be fun and colourful, offering a smart but simple user interface. Going forward, there is much more to come as we implement this product strategy across our range of devices. The launch of POP 8S “4G LTE” tablet through our Strategic Partner Flipkart is the first step towards embarking on a new journey of delighting customers in the Tablets segment,” said Mr. Praveen Valecha, Regional Director for ALCATEL ONETOUCH APAC BU, India. Michael Chen, Marketing Director ALCATEL ONETOUCH, said: “The ALCATEL ONETOUCH POP 8S offers a great balance of features, performance and design and has been a very successful product in the global markets.”
“At Flipkart, we are constantly looking for exciting products which can meet the evolving needs of our customer. We are excited to announce the exclusive launch of Alcatel Onetouch’s entry tablet – Pop 8S which is focused towards providing new age technology at great value. Known as the pioneers in mobile technology, we are confident that this new offering from Alcatel will sync well with the Indian customers,” said Amitesh Jha, Vice President – Retail, Flipkart.