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Alcatel One Touch M'Pop is U.S.-bound (pictures)

The entry-level Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone is coming to the U.S., sometime, on some carrier. Here's a glimpse of what we'll see.

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Alcatel One Touch M'Pop is one of a quartet

LAS VEGAS--Keeping it simple, the Alcatel One Touch M'Pop provides Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in a basic smartphone frame. This one has a 4-inch WVGA display. Three other smartphones belong to the family, but won't come to the U.S.
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Camera

You won't find a flash to go along with the 5-megapixel camera. There's also a VGA front-facing lens.
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Getting into the guts of it

The M'Pop and its brethren host 1GHz single-core processors.
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Side view

This model also has 512MB of onboard storage, but it takes a microSD card behind the back cover.
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All of a kind

From left to right, the whole family portrait: T'Pop (tiny), S'Pop (small), M'Pop (medium), and X'Pop (large).

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