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Alcatel Idol 4

Specifications

Alcatel Idol 4
Alcatel Idol 4 (One Touch Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
5.2 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1440 pixel 565 PPI, AMOLED, 16M colors Live UI (Parallax UI) 2.5D glass, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 10 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, NFC, Sensors: G-Sensor, E-compass, Hall sensor, Gyroscope 3x reversible audio and screen
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM Quadband (850/900/1800/1900) UMTS 1/2/5/8 (6055K, 6055P, 6055B) UMTS 1/2/4/5/8 (6055H) HSPA+ 42 Mbps downlink, 5.76 Mbps uplink 4G - Support up to Cat 4, LTE B1/3/7/8/20/28A (6055K, 6055P), LTE B2/3/4/7/13/17/28 (6055B), LTE B2/3/4/5/7/12/17/27/28 (60, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.1 x 147 x 72.5 ( = 0.28 x 5.79 x 2.85 in)
Battery
2610 mAh Lithium-Ion, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 15 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 15 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 520 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 520 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix 6P lens, dual-tone led flash, Aperture: f2.0, sensor size: 1/2.8”, pixel size: 1.12µm, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix FF, pixel size: 1.12µm, Wide-viewing angle (84°), parallax selfie
Weight
135 g ( = 4.76 oz / 0.3 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.2% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 74%, features: 80%, display: 85% mobility: 66%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Alcatel Idol 4

Alcatel Idol 4 First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Alcatel Idol 4 has 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable (up to 512GB) using a microSD card. The smartphone also has a 2610mAh battery and supports Quick Charge version 2.0. In terms of connectivity options, it offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB OTG, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/09/2016
Alcatel Idol 4 Review: Mid-range standout
Source: Mobile Syrup English
The Idol 4 is a $300 phone outright, making it cheaper than others in this category. The two lingering issues are longevity from battery life and Android updates. Motorola’s G4 Plus is available now for $350-$400, depending on the vendor, and is being sold unlocked at Costco now for $349.99. The DTEK50 is available unlocked from BlackBerry directly for $429.99.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2016
70% Alcatel Idol 4 Review
Source: Phone World English
Alcatel idol 4 is high spec device which can compete the other giants like Samsung. The device is packed with 3GB RAM, 13MP back camera, 8MP front camera and full HD supportive. Most importantly it is available at very affordable price as compare to the other flagship devices.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

89% Alcatel Idol 4
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 89% performance: 60% features: 80% display: 100% mobility: 60% workmanship: 100%
Mittelklasse mit Dreh
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2016
83% Alcatel One Touch Idol 4
Source: Connect - Heft 09/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 83%
Alcatel Idol 4 und Acaltel Idol 4s zwei ungleiche Brüder
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2016
80% Dreh Mich Wie Du Willst
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
74% Alcatel Idol 4: análisis en español de una auténtica belleza
Source: FAQsAndroid Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 60% performance: 80% display: 85% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90%
Alcatel Idol 4 Review En Español
Source: Arturogoga Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; compact size; decent hardware; good cameras. Negative: Low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/02/2017
Alcatel Idol 4: La Recensione E I Pro E Contro
Source: Tecno Cino Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good screen; good front camera; nice design. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/03/2016
66% Test : Alcatel Idol 4, le smartphone qui se démarque surtout par son design
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 66% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 60%
89% Alcatel IDOL 4 İncelemesi: Cam ve Metal Tasarım, Güçlü Hoparlörler
Source: Inceleme.co TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 89% display: 85% mobility: 86% workmanship: 92%
87% Alcatel IDOL 4'ü A'dan Z'ye test ettik!
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 90% performance: 90%
87% Alcatel Idol 4 incelemesi
Source: Log TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 87%
Тест-обзор молодёжного смартфона-флагмана Alcatel Idol 4
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Slim size; quality screen; good performance; support LTE; decent camera; good sound. Negative: Uncomfortable unlock button; sim and microSD are on the same slot; average ergonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2016
77% Test af Alcatel Idol 4: Fiks mobil med et par gode overraskelser
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 77% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 405: Integrated graphics card for ARM based SoCs. Depending on the used SoC the clock rate is around 500 MHz and features 48 unified shaders. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
617 MSM8952: Mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU cores (Cortex-A53, 64-bit capable) and an Adreno 405 GPU. Manufactured in a 28 nm LP process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.2":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.135 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Alcatel:

The former French manufacturer of telecommunication equipment merged to Alcatel-Lucent in 2006. Several business segments were sold to other companies, so the Alcatel brand is now used by various companies. The Chinese company TCL uses the brand names "Alcatel One Touch" and "Alcatel Idol" for smartphones and tablets.

The market share in the smartphone + tablet segment is very small, but there are quite some recent reviews in different languages. The ratings are average (as of 2016).


80.2%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-09-20)