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Alcatel's One Touch Pop S7 delivers LTE on a budget (pictures)

This budget-minded smartphone comes in five colors and packs LTE.

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One Touch Pop S7

Like the One Touch Pop S3, the S7 is another budget offering from Alcatel that comes in a rainbow of color choices. It costs just 180 euros ($260).
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Back camera

The Pop S7 has a 5-megapixel camera that takes just so-so pictures. There's also a 0.3-megapixel VGA camera on the front bezel.
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HD screen

The 5-inch display has a qHD, 960x540-pixel resolution. It's not all that sharp, but it's bright and colors look vivid.
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Speaker grill

There's a large speaker on the back for playing music or videos.
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Headphone jack

There's a headphone jack on the top edge of the Pop S7.
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Large and chunky

At 5.55 inches by 2.83 inches by 0.37 inch, the phone is big and not too thin.
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Volume and power keys

There's a volume rocker and power/lock button on the right edge.

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