Recently a new budget oriented device was launched on T-Mobile USA. It's the Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro. At $149.76 outright, the POP Astro is aimed squarely at buyers who need an inexpensive smartphone with only the most basic set of feature and hardware specifications. With that in mind, you can see the details of the POP Astro's specs below. Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro SoC MediaTek MTK6732 4 x Cortex-A53 at 1.5GHz ARM Mali-T760 GPU Memory and Storage 4GB NAND + MicroSD, 1GB RAM Display 4.5" 960x540 LCD Cellular Connectivity 2G / 3G / 4G LTE (MediaTek Category 4 LTE) Dimensions 133.6 x 65.3 x 7.62 mm, 145g Camera 5MP Fixed Focus Rear Facing VGA (0.3MP) Front Facing Battery 2000 mAh Other Connectivity 802.11 b/g/n + BT 4.1, microUSB 2.0, GPS/GNSS Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat While we haven't been able to test MediaTek's MTK6732 in depth...
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