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Alcatel’s new 17-inch Xess tablet will finally go on sale online on April 22 for $499

Nickelodeon, IP Camera, JBL Audio and large 17.3-inch screen
cjmagowan  —  3 years ago ( Apr 08, 2016 )    |    Gadgets


Alcatel is fairly known for affordable devices especially within its onetouch series of devices. Though the company makes more money with its smartphone offerings, Alcatel also announced a number of tablet with most of them are either entry-level or mid-range devices. However at last years IFA electronic show, everyone were surprised when Alcatel showed a large Xess tablet, it isn’t just a typically large tablet but enormously big with a 17-inch display.

The Alcatel Xess gigantic 17-inch display comesin full-HD resolution and is categorized as a kitchen tablet. Apart from being a computing device, the Xess tablet is also meant as you home appliance where users from all ages especially kid who can use and have wonderful experiences on the tablet together with its own bundled features including Nickelodeon contents and an inbox IP camera is included so parents can work in the kitchen while keeping track on their kids on the other room.To complete the entertainment package, the Alcatel Xess is fitted with JBL Audio enhancements and a 3-Watt built-in stereo speakers for engaging and immersive video contents and with games.

Apart from the entertainment package, the Xess tablet is also pre-loaded with productivity applications including a full recipe apps where parents can learn and developed good meals through hundreds of different recipes and with internet capabilities can download more from online contents in a breeze. Getting low on supplies should no longer be a problem as it can now be easier with Xess as it also comes with apps that enables you to order supplies from you local grocery stores online.

So what’s so great about the Alcatel Xess?

Besides the obviously large screen and bundled entertainment and kitchen productivity apps, the large tablet is also equipped with more than capable specs that can handle most demanding apps and multimedia contents available.

Here’s the key specs that makes the Alcatel Xess tablet great than you might expect:

  • Full-HD (1920 x 1080)p 17.3-inch Display
  • Dual 3-watt speakers featuring JBL Audio for a high-fidelity home audio experience
  • All-day battery life with a 9600mAh battery and magnetic quick release charger so you never have to worry about tripping over cords
  • Portable design and adjustable stand for use anywhere in the kitchen or elsewhere in the home
  • Powered by a 1.5 GHz MediaTek Octa-Core processor, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage (supports up to 64GB of additional MicroSD expandable storage)

What’s even greater is that Alcatel will be releasing the Xess tablet online starting on April 22 for just $499.