Alcatel confirms One Touch View Windows Phone 7.8 device, coming later this year (Updated)

Alcatel One TouchLooks Windows Phone devices are gaining momentum this holidays with new OEMs coming onboard. Today the official Alcatel One Touch Russia Twitter account (via WMPU) posted two images of an Alcatel Windows Phone device branded under their One Touch family. Check out the images below:

Alcatel One Touch WP Front Alcatel One Touch WP Back

According to tweets from the account, the devices are said to come with Windows Phone 7.8 (although the images above shows Windows Phone 7.5 running on them), and from the images we can see the device sports a 5 megapixel camera and comes in two colors – black and orange. Other specifications about the phone has yet to be revealed, however the device is said to come before the end of the year to the Russian market, with a “very interesting” price hinting the device will be aimed at the budget phones market.

Update: Russian website (via WPCentral) reports that the final name of the device is like to be Alcatel One Touch View, and the device is estimated to cost around 7990 rubles (approximately USD256). The website also revealed some of the rumored specs for the device:

  • 4″ IPS WVGA display
  • 1 GHz Single Core Qualcomm MSM7227A processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 GB storage
  • 5 megapixels camera and VGA front facing camera
  • 1500mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 124.2 x 64.2 x 10.75 mm