You'll be hard-pressed to find a 6-inch Android smartphone selling for $250.
A 3G Android handset, the Pop Icon puts a premium on a low off-contract price.
The entry-level handsets target budget shoppers on Walmart's TracFone service.
Low-performing specs erase all the benefit of this phone's tidy off-contract price.
These two sequels follow-up the no-contract carrier's original set from a lesser-known budget brand.
The Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2 is a "phablet" for the cost-conscious.
If you like your smartphone with a pen, this one packs a stylus for less.
If price is your guide, Alcatel's OneTouch Fierce 2 is one of your lowest-cost choices. Otherwise, opt for a Motorola Moto G or Samsung Galaxy Avant instead.
Launched in September, the Evolve 2 is ultra-affordable and entry-level.
At IFA 2014, Alcatel announced a slew of midrange 4G LTE devices that come in several colors and five different sizes.
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