Alcatel has launched its Alcatel Idol 4 smartphone in India. The smartphone was unveiled alongside Idol 4s at MWC 2016 earlier this year. It comes bundled with a virtual reality headset for an immersive 360-degree video viewing and gaming. The phone features a boom key on the right edge that gives access to various functions with just a press of the button. With boom key, users can control camera, music, games and other applications.
Under the hood, the Idol 4 packs an octa-core Snapdragon 617 processor clubbed with Adreno 405 GPU. Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, it features a 5.2-inch full HD IPS LTPS display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. The smartphone houses 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory (expandable up to 512GB via microSD card).
For photography lovers, the device sports a 13 mega pixel rear camera with dual LED flash and an 8 mega pixel front facing camera with LED flash. Fueled by a 2610mAh battery, it supports Quick Charge 2.0 technology. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG and NFC. The phone measures 147×72.5×7.4 mm and weighs 135 grams. The Idol 4 also features dual-speakers with Waves MaxxAudio technology for ultimate music experience.
Alcatel Idol 4: Specifications & Features
- Processor: Octa-core Snapdragon 617
- GPU: Adreno 405
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Display: 5.2-inch full HD IPS LTPS (1920×1080 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 3GB
- Storage: 16GB (expandable up to 512GB via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with dual LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, EIS, PDAF
- Front Camera: 8 mega pixel with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens
- Battery: 2610mAh with Quick Charge 2.0
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG and NFC
- Dimensions: 147×72.5×7.4 mm
- Weight: 135 grams
- Hybrid Dual SIM
Price & Availability
Priced at Rs. 16,999, the Alcatel Idol 4 will be available to buy exclusively from e-commerce website Flipkart starting 2:00 PM today (December 8). It comes bundled with a VR headset and JBL stereo headset in the box.