Monday, March 2, 2015

Cyanogen Partners with Alcatel for Onetouch Hero 2+

Earlier today, Cyanogen announced it's re branding and partnership with Qualcomm, read more about it here.

After getting ditched by the Oneplus team for Oxygen OS, an OS developed by the Paranoid Android team, Cyanogen has today announced it's next OEM partner, Alcatel. The Alcatel Onetouch Hero 2+ will be available on the Alcatel OneTouch Amazon store starting Q2 of this year.

The Hero 2+ improves upon the OneTouch Hero by replacing the MT8392 for a MT6592, an octa core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, although, both the chipsets are made by MediaTek. 

The screen size is a whooping 6" with a resolution of 1080p and it will be the first Cyanogen OS device to support a stylus. 

Full specs:
Display: 6-inch Full HD (1080 x 1920) TFT 16M color display + built in stylus
Processor: MT6592 2.0 GHz octa-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor
Camera: 13MP main camera + 5MP front camera for the perfect selfie
Video Capture: Full HD 1080p at 30 fps
Memory/Storage: 2GB RAM / 16GB of storage (Expandable to 32GB via MicroSD)
Operating System: Cyanogen OS 11 on Android KitKat 4.4.4 
Dimensions: 160.5mm x 81.6mm x 7.9mm

The launch of the HERO 2+ is the first device brought to North America as part of the strategic partnership between ALCATEL ONETOUCH and Cyanogen, with plans to bring more devices to market in 2015 and beyond.

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