ALCATEL ONETOUCH Idol X+ and Pop 8 tablet headed to TELUS

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Idol X+China’s ALCATEL ONETOUCH entered the Canadian market earlier this year, offering the Idol X and Idol mini through Bell Mobility. It followed that up with the Pop 7 tablet in April. Just yesterday it announced that the ALCATEL ONETOUCH IDOL 2 S was now available at Bell Mobility and Virgin. Its expansion into Canada took another step forward today with TELUS’ announcement that it would soon offer the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Idol X+ and Pop 8 tablet.

As you would expect from ALCATEL ONETOUCH, both are entry-level devices designed to be kind to your wallet.

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Idol X+ specifications

  • Processor: 2GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6592
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA+ 42Mbps/EDGE/GPRS
  • Other connectivity: GPS/A-GPS, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: 5.0-inch Full HD (1080×1920) IPS LCD
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB/32GB
  • External storage: None
  • Rear-facing camera: 13.1MP AF
  • Front-facing camera: 2MP
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Battery: Non-removeable 2,500mAh
  • Dimensions: 140.1 × 69.1 × 7.9 millimeters
  • Weight: 130 grams
  • Other: FM radio with RDS


  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Mediatek MT8382
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA+ 21Mbps/EDGE/GPRS
  • Other connectivity: GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: 7.9-inch HD (720×1280) IPS
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal storage: 4GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 64GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 2MP
  • Front-facing camera: VGA
  • Battery: 4,100mAh
  • Dimensions: 209 × 123 × 7.9 millimeters
  • Weight: 325 grams
  • Colours: White, black

There is no word yet on specific availability and pricing.