TCL launches 17.3 inch Xess with Amazon Alexa integration (and a camera)

TCL is updating its Xess line of Android-based products with a new model featuring support for Amazon’s Alexa voice service. The Xess is a 17.3 inch touchscreen device that looks like a big tablet, or a small TV. But TCL is positioning the new model as a smart home hub. It’s available from Amazon for $500. Since […]

Closer look at the Alcatel Xess 17 inch Android… thing

The Alcatel Xess is an Android tablet with a big screen. Or maybe it’s an all-in-one computer with a reasonably small screen and Android software. Any way you look at it, the Xess is a device with a 17.3 inch full HD display, a 9,600 mAh battery, and a built-in kickstand and handle. It weighs […]

Alcatel Xess 17 inch Android all-in-one device launches April 22nd for $499

The Alcatel Xess is an Android device with a 17.3 inch full HD touchscreen display, a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. It’s basically a tablet that’s big enough to use as a TV… or a desktop computer. It runs a custom version of Android called Phoenix OS that […]

Alcatel’s Xess 17 inch all-in-one PC runs Phoenix OS (Android fork with multi-window support)

Jide’s Remix OS has been grabbing a lot of attention as an operating system that takes Google Android and turns it into a desktop OS complete with a taskbar and multi-window support. But it’s not the only Android-as-a-desktop-OS option. Recently we took a look at Phoenix OS, which works in a very similar fashion. Now […]