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A pair of small tablets launch as part of Alcatel's CES lineup

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Also making a CES debut from the folks at Alcatel Onetouch is a pair of tablets, the Pop 7 and Pop 8. Both are aimed at the lower end of the tablet market, and first time tablet buyers. The Pop 7 comes with a 7-inch 1024x600 resolution display, a 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot, and a 2MP rear camera. The black variants as seen here also come with a soft touch back, while the white ones have a glossy finish. 

The ever so slightly higher spec'd Pop 8 has an 8-inch, 1280x800 resolution display, a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 4GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot and a 2MP rear camera. Both come running Android 4.2.2, which has some very slight manufacturer customizations, including a flatter, stylized UI and stylized menus. 

Both tablets will be available in the EMEA region in Q1 2014, at €149 for the 3G variant Pop 7, and €199 for the similarly cellular enabled Pop 8. For our money the more expensive Pop 8 is the smarter buy, with its higher specs, clearer display and smaller bezels.

We've got a few more snaps and of the new tablets after the break. 

 
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Alcatel Onetouch announces Pop 7 and Pop 8 tablets, we go hands on

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Not 4.0... and 4.2/4.3 still doesn't play nicely with lower-end devices.

Posted from my pure Google Nexus 4 using the AC app.

Guys... please. Before complainning about the specs of the tablet... Read: "Both are aimed at the lower end of the tablet market, and first time tablet buyers. "