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The Alcatel Idol 5S is set to go on sale in the US on Amazon later this year and in Europe by next year. It has a 5.2-inch Full HD display below the 8-megapixel front camera. Like all of Alcatel's new phones it runs Android Nougat.

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Around back is the main 12-megapixel camera and a fingerprint sensor.

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On the right spine is a shortcut button that will quickly launch one of three features of your choosing. The 5S will sell for 399 euros (about $469, £294 or AU$597).

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The Alcatel Idol 5 will sell for 238 euros (about $280, £177 or AU$356). It should land in Europe, Asia and Lain America. It also has a 5.2-inch display.

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Around back the design is similar to the Idol 5S, but the skin is a lighter silver color. The main camera has a 13-megapixel resolution, and there's a fingerprint sensor.

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The Idol 5 uses micro-USB, but the Idol 5S supports USB Type-C.

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Alcatel says the A7 is designed with "performance users" in mind. It's a bit larger than the idol phones with a 5-5-inch full HD display. Inside is an octa-core processor and a 4,000mAh battery with fast charging. 

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The camera flash sits between the 16-megapixel camera and the fingerprint sensor. The front camera has an 8-megapixel resolution. 

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The A7 will sell for 229 euros (about $269, £169 or AU$343). Initial markets will be Europe and Asia, but it also could land in the US.

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The higher-end Alcatel A7 XL is the largest of the quartet with a 6-inch display. Like the A7, it also has an octa-core processor and a 4,000mAh battery.

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For the popular "bokeh" effect, the A7 XL has a dual camera (12-megapixel and 2-megapixel). But if you want to take a regular, old selfie, there's a 5-megapixel front camera.

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See! New phones still have 3.5mm headset jacks! The A7 XL is 279 euros (about $328, £258 or AU$418) and will go on sale first in Europe and Asia.

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Gadgets designed just for kids were a fad a few years ago, but they never quite took off. Bur that's not deterring Alcatel from launching the MT30 Family Watch.

Among the "family" features: Parents can track the watch (and presumably the person wearing it) and set a geofencing notification if a child exits a preset zone.

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The SOS button on the side will call a preprogrammed emergency number.

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The MT30 does more than just receive notifications, it also has a SIM card for making calls when you add a Bluetooth headset.

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You can choose from a variety of watch faces. The MT30 comes in bright pink or light blue.

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In either the color, the watch is resistant to dust, and you can dunk it up to one meter of water. The MT30 will sell for 169 euros (about $199, £156 or AU$253).

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