TCL’s Alcatel tablets are somewhat fitting alternatives to Amazon Fire tablet which costs less than $100. They provide a decent tablet experience at pretty affordable prices. In addition, they are free from the usual bloatware that comes pre-installed on the Amazon Fire tablets. And now, here comes another one called Alcatel Joy TAB 2.

Alcatel Joy TAB 2 launched

The Alcatel Joy Tab 2 is a medium-size tablet that features an 8-inch IPS HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The display is protected by a layer of Asahi Glass.

Under the hood, the Alcatel tablet crams a generous 4,080 mAh battery that the company claims can deliver up to 9 hours of video playback time and the standby time in 4G mode can even go up to 25 days.

The Joy Tab 2 is powered by a 2GHz quad-core MediaTek processor paired with a 3GB RAM while there is a 32GB expandable storage. The tablet even packs a camera apiece at the front and the rear aspect. A 5-megapixel sensor sits at both the front and the rear aspects. Furthermore, the device runs Android 10 OS out of the box and has a single micro-SIM slot for calls.

Alcatel Joy TAB 2 2


Alcatel Joy TAB 2 Specifications

CPU: MediaTek MT8766B 2.0GHz quad core

GPU: IMG PowerVR GE8300

Display: 8 inch WXGA 1280 x 800 16:10, IPS, Asahi Glass


Storage: 32GB (microSD compatible up to 256GB)

Main camera: 5 MP camera

Front camera: 5 MP Camera

OS: Android 10

Design: 209.4 x 125.2 x 8.7 mm

Weight: 310g

Battery: 4080mAh (5V2A)

Colors: Metallic Black

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac

Bluetooth: v5.0


Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes:


OTG: Yes


  • 2G bands: GSM 850/900/1800 / 1900MHz
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 2/4/5
  • 4G bands: LTE: 2/4 / 5/7/12 (MFBI) / 13/17/66/71/25/26/41

Alcatel Joy TAB 2 design

Price and Availability

TCL has launched the Alcatel Joy Tab 2 in the US on Metro by T-Mobile. The carrier has the tablet for an affordable offer despite getting 4G LTE connectivity. Originally, the Joy Joy Tab 2 carries a retail price of $120 but Metro is launching it with a 50% off promotion bringing down the price of the tablet to $60.

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