Alcatel announces the Android-powered OneTouch Pop Fit wearable phone

Announced alongside the company’s Idol 2 range of Android-powered handsets is the Pop Fit , a 2.8-inch “wearable” handset designed for fitness buffs. While it may not have the fastest specs, the handset does have a few things going for it. For a start, since it’s designed for exercise, the phone comes with the RunKeeper app pre-installed. It’s also meant to be a music player, and comes packing either 16GB or 32GB of onboard storage.

In the era of phablets, it’s rather odd to see a company launching a 2.8-inch device, let alone calling it a “wearable” smartphone. Meet the Alcatel OneTouch Pop Fit, a little QVGA 3G phone that costs from just €89 or about $120 unsubsidized, but it comes bundled with a bunch of accessories. These include five back covers in different colors (black, blue, yellow, pink and red), along with a semi-transparent flip cover (with three dedicated music buttons) and an armband case. You also get a pair of JBL in-ear headphones, which will come in handy while jogging with this splashproof device.

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