A high-end smartphone with a bevy of features, the Alcatel Idol S was introduced in 2013. It has a large 4.7-inch display and a quad-core CPU that enables 4G LTE connectivity. We’ll examine its layout, performance, camera prowess, memory, sound, features, and battery life.
Design and Display
The Alcatel Idol S has an elegant and attractive appearance, and its compact form factor makes for easy handling. One of the lightest phones currently on the market, it measures 133.5 x 66.8 x 7.4 mm and weighs just 110 g. The device supports 4G LTE connectivity and has a micro-SIM card slot.
The Idol S offers enough of screen space for an immersive experience with your favorite apps, games, and movies thanks to its 4.7-inch IPS LCD display. Your material will be rendered in amazing detail at a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.
It uses the MediaTek MT6577 chipset, which has a dual-core Cortex-A9 CPU running at 1.2 GHz and a PowerVR SGX531u GPU. It shines as a performance-focused smartphone and runs Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean).
Photography fans will value the 8 MP camera on the Idol S, which is equipped with an LED flash, panoramic, and HDR features and is perfect for capturing priceless moments. Additionally, the device offers 1080p@30fps video recording, assuring high-quality video capture. The 1.3 MP front camera is ideal for selfie enthusiasts, whether you’re capturing an amazing sunset or having fun with pals.
With 4GB of internal memory and 1GB of RAM, the Alcatel Idol S has enough of storage capacity, allowing you to worry-free save files, movies, and other media. Additionally, there are more storage possibilities available thanks to the microSDHC card slot.
Sound and Features
The device’s built-in speakers produce loud, clear audio that is ideal for listening to music while traveling, and it offers exceptional sound quality with crisp highs and deep lows. A 3.5mm audio connector makes it easier to utilize headphones or an external speaker.
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS are all included in the Alcatel Idol S, assuring constant connectivity while you’re out and about. The stereo FM radio with RDS improves music listening while providing you with the most recent sports and news information. The micro USB 2.0 connector completes its feature set by making data transfer and device charging easier.
The Idol S’s outstanding standby time of up to 700 hours on 2G or 400 hours on 3G is made possible with a 2000 mAh battery. Additionally, it provides a long talk time of 6 hours on 2G or 8 hours and 30 minutes on 3G. The price of the device, which is around 160 EUR, is reasonable and it comes in three attractive colors: slate, fresh rose, and cherry red.