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Parents Who Give an Alcatel A50 Smartphone This Holiday Season Save Big

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This post is sponsored on behalf of Alcatel in Canada.
Nobody needs to tell parents that the holiday season can be expensive. Especially when you’re dealing with teenagers and their tech-heavy wish lists. Consider the kind of devices teens are asking for this year: smartphones, Bluetooth speakers, gadgets that put on an LED light show and portable battery packs to power all this stuff when there are no electrical outlets around.

If you stick to the current “it” versions, a new smartphone can easily set you back $1,000. A portable game console can be at least a few hundred dollars more. Throw in a few games and you can double that investment. Check off all the items on that list and you could be looking at $1,500 or more.

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The amplified, dual speaker-equipped Sound SNAPBAK is one of three interchangeable SNAPBAK covers included free with the Alcatel A50 (Photo by Brad Moon)

Alcatel A50 Smartphone is a Big-Ticket Gift at an Affordable Price

The Alcatel A50 is a full-featured Android 7.0 smartphone. It has a 5.2-inch HD display, a quad-core processor, LTE and dual-band Wi-Fi, an 8MP camera and a microSD card slot for virtually unlimited, inexpensive storage. It’s a true big ticket gift that teens would love to receive. And with a price tag of $240 CAD — that’s the purchase price, not the initial down payment on a monthly plan — this big ticket gift is actually affordable.

The smartphone is currently available for free on a two-year term at Telus, Koodo, Virgin Mobile or Videotron stores or an outright purchase price of $240 CAD.

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With the Alcatel A50, you get two big gifts: an Android smartphone, and a trio of SNAPBAK covers (Photo by Brad Moon)

Make That Multiple Gifts…

The Alcatel A50 comes in a bundle with two boxes. In the first is the smartphone itself. In the second you’ll find three accessories that usually cost a lot more, but are free with the Alcatel A50. These are SNAPBAKs, which are interchangeable backs that can be easily swapped to give the smartphone cool new features.

The Power SNAPBAK has its own integrated battery that brings the Alcatel A50’s total capacity to a whopping 5,900mAh. That’s several days of use on a single charge! The LightUp SNAPBAK features embedded, multi-color LEDs. They can customize the look of their smartphone through colorful lighting, have the LEDs flash to indicate notifications, even put on a light show to accompany their tunes. Speaking of music, the Sound SNAPBAK features a pair of 2.5-watt speakers and an integrated kickstand.

You can split the two boxes up and give them as two gifts to extend the holiday excitement.

Parents and Teens Both Win

With the Alcatel A50, parents are able to give a big-ticket gift, with lots of extras, without going over their budget.

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Teens can play al the latest Android game son the Alcatel A50

Teens get the Android smartphone they’ve been hoping for. It plays all the latest Google Play games, including Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, without having to spend a fortune on cartridges.

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Unlike many new smartphones, the Alcatel A50 has a headphone jack (Photo by Brad Moon).

No need for a Bluetooth speaker when the Alcatel A50 transforms into a portable speaker. No need for a portable power pack either. And the LightUp SNAPBAK has an undeniable cool factor. You can even let them use those headphones you have kicking around in a drawer, because unlike so many smartphones these days, the Alcatel A50 has a headphone jack — no need to invest in Bluetooth headphones, and no adapter dongle to lose…

The Alcatel A50 is a fantastic holiday gift idea and more. Parents will appreciate the affordable price, while teens will the smartphone, SNAPBAK covers and everything the combination offers.

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