Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL With Windows 10 OS launched

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Alcatel OneTouch, known for producing budget devices has unveiled its first Windows 10 Mobile powered Fierce XL smartphone at the CES 2016, named the Alcatel One Touch Fierce XL.

The company said the device will be available via T-Mobile stores in the United States in the coming weeks.

Pricing details of the Fierce XL is expected to be revealed upon its release and Alcatel One Touch said the smartphone will be “affordably priced.”

The new smartphone comes pre-loaded with Microsoft’s Office Mobile productivity suite of apps. This includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and OneDrive.

Apart from these apps, the Fierce XL will also pack features such as Cortana, Microsoft’s digital voice assistant, and Microsoft Edge, the new default browser for Windows 10.

The Windows 10 smartphone comes in a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clubbed with 2GB of RAM.

It packs 16 GB of internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 32 GB.

There’s an 8-megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash on the back and a 2-megapixel front-facing snapper is available for selfie lovers. The handset is also 4G LTE-enabled and supports Category 4 speeds.

The Fierce XL is powered by a 2500 mAh battery which the company says can deliver up to 14 hours of talk time and up to 820 hours of standby time.

Alcatel OneTouch added that the phone will have some of T-Mobile specific features such as FCC mandated anti-theft protection and Wi-Fi calling compatibility.

Commenting on the launch, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Alcatel OneTouch, Jon Maron, said smartphone users can stay more connected than ever before with the Fierce XL.

“By perfectly showcasing more of these connected experiences like seamless workplace productivity and document storage via OneDrive as well as a powerful personal assistant like Cortana, Fierce XL with Windows 10 Mobile customers are getting more from their smartphone than they ever could before,”

he said.

According to the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Windows & Devices Group, Yusuf Mehdi,

“the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL is a great new device featuring Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Office Mobile apps, and many of the features that have made Windows 10 the most popular version of Windows ever.”

“We’re excited to bring Windows 10 to T-Mobile customers at an attractive price,”

he said.

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