Company Alcatel presented new Android 5.1 tablet PC Pixi 3 8.0 with 8″ multitouch IPS screen with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution and 4060 mAh battery. It has following modules : 4-cores processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909, working on 1.1 GHz frequency, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of on-board memory with ability to extend via Micro SD flash cards with 32 GB max capacity ( larger ones are, probably, also supported ) and SIM cards slot. It can be used as phone with support of 2G ( GSM 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 ), 3G and 4G LTE networks; it has GPS+A-GPS satellite navigation system and orientation and acceleration sensor.
In Alcatel Pixi 3 8.0 good for tablet PCs cameras are placed : 5 MP main one and 2 MP frontal one, it supports wireless Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi ( IEEE 802.11 b/g/n ) connections for remote data transfers and communications with other device, without NFC support. On its external panels there are : Micro USB 2.0 port for connection to computer, external devices plugging in and battery charging; 1/8″ mini jack headsets and headphones connector; power and volume control buttons; and microphone and speaker. Battery charge is 4060 mAh, which is enough for approximately 6 hours of intensive work – these are good values for tablet PCs. Device’s body is made from plastic, its sizes are 209 ( width ) x 125 ( height ) x 8,3 ( depth ) mm and mass is 340 g.
Package with Alcatel Pixi 3 8.0 tablet PC contains : USB cable, recharger, OTG cable, warranty card and user’s guide. All in all tablet is quite good with large IPS screen, powerful system, 4G and capacitive battery, its price is around 100 USD, which is adequate to its characteristics. There is need to note, that for much smaller sum there is ability to buy Android tablet PCs with simillar characteristics, but with smaller screen and weaker cameras, or Windows tablet PCs with slightly more powerful system, but without ability to be used as phone, without satellite navigation and with weaker cameras.