Alcatel's 6-inch Hero 2C phablet features a 720p display, a 13-megapixel camera, and 4G capabilities.
As a GSM version of the recently launched Motorola Droid Turbo, the smartphone promises 48 hours of battery life and super-fast charging.
The Miami-based company will showcase its first modules compatible with Google's Project Ara during the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona.
The move comes as the smartphone maker, which has been struggling to maintain its dominance, is getting set to introduce a new flagship device.
Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder admires Mark Zuckerberg's grasp of Chinese and laments his own linguistic inabilities.
The $1.875 billion deal follows its acquisition of Iusacell and bid to expand its presence in Mexico.
The carrier previously charged 1 cent a minute to wireless and landline numbers in Mexico.
Video-streaming service posts improved subscriber growth overseas for the fourth quarter, making up for slower growth in the US.
Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.
A team of commercial drone developers are creating a drone whose sole purpose is to seek, intercept and destroy other drones.