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Alcatel's bright, thin One Touch Idol Ultra (pictures)

Bright colors for smartphones are in again in this latest effort by Alcatel.

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Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra is ultraslim

LAS VEGAS--Breaking the slimness record, the <="" a="" rel="follow">Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra comes in at 0.25-inch thick.
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Colorful

The Android 4.1 smartphone comes in a trio of colors: red, yellow, and black.
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Stacked up

You can really see the colors here.
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Idol and Idol Ultra

The light, but slightly thicker Idol (L) and Ultra (R) are similar models.
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MicroSD card slot

Here's a look at the phone's card slot and power button.
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Specs

Here's a taste of what you get: a 4.7-inch HD AMOLED display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor,and an 8-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture. Curiously, the Idol has the larger camera: 13-megapixels.

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