T-Mobile first in U.S. to get Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro; value priced handset just $6.24 a month

T-Mobile first in U.S. to get Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro; value priced handset just $6.24 a month
T-Mobile has announced that it will be the first U.S. carrier to offer the Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro. Right now, the handset is available from the mobile operator for $0 down with 24 monthly installment payments due of  $6.24. The retail price of the unit is $149.76. The manufacturer unveiled the handset just a couple of days ago, positioning it as a value priced 4G LTE connected phone. It also supports VoLTE and Wi-Fi calling.

The Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro offers a 4.5-inch 540 x 960 (qHD) resolution screen. That works out to a pixel density of 245ppi. Under the hood is a quad-core 1.5GHz  MediaTek MT6732 CPU. 1GB of RAM is on board along with 4GB of expandable storage. Back and front-facing cameras weigh in at 5MP and .3MP respectively, and a 2000mAh battery keeps the lights on. Android 4.4 is pre-installed.

If you're a T-Mobile account holder and are looking for a value priced handset for you, your significant other or your kids, the Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro just might fit the bill.


source: T-Mobile
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