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Alcatel Scribe HD calls out Galaxy Note II (pictures)

Samsung's Galaxy Note II has new competition in the quad-core Alcatel Scribe HD.

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Brian Bennett
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A Galaxy Note challenger

LAS VEGAS--The new Alcatel Scribe HD has arrived and it squarely targets Samsung's Galaxy Note II, stylus and all.
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A convenient cover

The Alcatel Scribe HD comes with its own handy flip-cover, just like the popular Galaxy Note line of products.
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This back is magnetic

On back of the Alcatel Scribe HD is the phone's 8-megapixel camera and LED flash. Also here is the magnetically attached case hinge.
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Volume and extra storage

The Alcatel Scribe HD's right side houses a volume rocker and microSD card slot to add extra storage.
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Headphone jack and power up top

The top edge of the Alcatel Scribe HD holds the phone's power key and 3.5mm headphone jack.
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The software inside

The Alcatel Scribe HD's 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek processor drives the phone's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

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