Alcatel Unveils Idol 4 and Idol 4S

What are the specifications of Idol 4 and Idol 4S? Do their specifications qualify them within the top smartphones or the most advanced?

Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S to be released during the second quarter of 2016.

During their participation in the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona Spain, Alcatel, the French Smartphone Company, unveiled their new phone Alcatel Idol 4 and Alcatel Idol 4S. We will list you the specifications of these devices through this article.

Alcatel are hoping their new phone will be a strong competitive especially since Chinese companies are becoming more popular and now compete against the biggest companies: Samsung and Apple.

Actually, the smartphone industry is no longer dominated by one company since all companies are creating innovative ideas to stay in the market.

The company also seized the opportunity to announce their new name Alcatel instead of Alcatel OneTouch. They also announced that they are still developing their work and released Alcatel Idol 4 and Alcatel Idol 4S which they manufactured completely.

  Differences between Idol 4 and Idol 4S.                                                  

Note that Alcatel Idol 4 and Alcatel Idol 4S support virtual reality techs, specifically VR Glasses. We will give you the specifications of these devices, beginning with Alcatel Idol 4.

The Main Specifications of Alcatel Idol 4

When it comes to design, exterior and shape, Alcatel replaced the plastic with aluminum and glass to build their phone which was noted by Tech Experts.

Idol 4’s dimensions are: 147x72.5x7.1 mm and weighs 130 grams (4.59 ounces).

It has a 5.2 LTPS IPS LCD inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels.

Idol 4 has an octa-core Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 processor, made from two processors: one is Cortex-A53 with a speed of 1.7 GHz, and the other is also a Cortex-A53 with a speed of 1.2 GHz.

The phone will be available in two RAMs: the first option will be a 2GB RAM and the other is a 3 GB RAM. As for the internal storage, both options will have a 16 GB internal storage with the ability to add an additional 200 GB as an SD card.

It has a resolution of 13 MP for the rear camera with an f/2.0 lens aperture, and an 8 MP front camera.

Finally, the Idol 4 has a non-removable 2160 mAh battery.

What Differentiates the Alcatel Idol 4S from Alcatel Idol 4?

 Idol 4S phones.

When it comes to dimensions, Idol 4S is longer, wider and heavier than Idol 4 but it is thinner, with the dimensions being: 1539.9x75.4x7.0 mm and weighs 149 grams (5.26 ounces).

It has a 5.5 inch AMOLED touchscreens with a resolution of 1440x2560 pixels making it bigger and clearer than Idol 4.

Idols 4S has an octa-core Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 processor, made from two processors: a Cortex-A72 with a speed of 1.8 GHz, and a Cortex-A53 with a speed of 1.4 GHz.

As for the storage capacity, Idol 4S has a 32 GB internal storage with a 3 GB RAM, and the ability to add up to 200 GB SD Card making it better than Idol 4.

The front camera is similar to that of Idol 4, but the rear camera has a better resolution of 16 MP.

The battery is also different, as it has a non-removable 3000 mAh battery.


Even with these differences, both phones belong with the good smartphone list.

It is expected to be released in four colors: gold, dark grey, rose gold, and silver (for both Idol 4 and Idol 4S).

 Design and Colors of Idol Phones.

Idol 4 and Idol 4S accept two sim cards (Dual Sim) and are powered by Android 6.0, also known as Marshmallow.

Even though they were unveiled in February 2016, there is no specific release date. It is expected that the phones will be released during the second quarter of 2016 between April and June.

Just like other smartphones, Idol 4 and Idol 4S, support Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and radio., just like other articles, will give you all the new updates in the Tech World so you can make a smart buying decision!

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