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Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7 inch


Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7 inch
Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7 inch (One Touch Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 4 x 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
4.70 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel
110 g ( = 3.88 oz / 0.24 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
300 Euro



Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 85%, features: 86%, display: 82% mobility: 69%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 4.7 inch

60% Smaller But Not Better
Source: Tom's Guide English version
You'd never know at a glance that the Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 4.7 costs just $180. The handsome, solid device offers a bright display, loud speakers and capable cameras that will please multimedia gluttons. Too bad the phone doesn't last long on a charge. Some may also prefer a more stock Android experience compared to Alcatel's cutesy skin.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 (Unlocked)
Source: PC Mag English version
The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 is a $180 phone that looks and handles like a $350 phone. Under any other circumstances, I'd give it my wholehearted recommendation. The problem is that the same-price Moto G offers a customizable design via MotoMaker, IPX7 water resistance, better battery life, and a mostly stock Android experience. There are also custom features like Moto Display, which lets you interact with notifications when your screen is off, and Moto Assist, which can recognize when you're asleep or in a meeting and alter notifications accordingly. Then there's also the promise of reliable Android updates.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
89% Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Review
Source: T Break English version
Of all the sub-1K AED smartphones that I have seen, the Idol 3 is simply the best mid-range Android smartphones I’ve used till date. A near stock Android smartphone with dual front speakers and good battery life is something usually found in the higher end segment, with Dual-SIM functionality also as an added bonus. To think that this device is just a mere 899 AED is a great steal.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 90% performance: 85% features: 90% workmanship: 90%
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 review
Source: Stuff TV English version
The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 is a phone that scores tremendously well on the tilt factor. It’s not super-powered, doesn’t have the highest-spec screen in the world and doesn’t offer features we haven’t seen before, bar the incredibly loud speaker. On paper, it may not blow you away, especially when 720p phones can be had for around the £100 mark these days. However, just about every aspect of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 is a cut above those models. The storage, the screen, the speakers and the software are all pretty great.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/09/2015
Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) and Idol 3 (4.7) review: Two phones, one soul
Source: GSM Arena English version
Alcatel Idol 3 duo is yet another proof that users no longer need to part with large amounts of cash in order to get a top notch smartphone experience. The smartphones combine quality hardware and polished software into a well-designed, solidly made packages each in their respective market segment.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2015

Foreign Reviews

78% Idol-Status knapp verpasst
Source: German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 77% performance: 85% features: 82% display: 83% mobility: 65%
79% Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 (4,7 Zoll)
Source: Telecom Handel - Heft 12/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 80% display: 80% mobility: 73% workmanship: 90%
100% Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 (4,7 Zoll)
Source: Connect - Heft 05/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%


Qualcomm Adreno 306: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 410 SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

410 MSM8916: 64-Bit Cortex-A53 Quad-Core with an Adreno 306 GPU manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.

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


Alcatel is a French telecommunications company originally founded in 1898. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of cell phones, fixed-line phones, networking and communications solutions, and other telecommunications products. Alcatel is headquartered in Paris, France, and operates worldwide.

The telecommunications equipment manufacturer merged in 2006 to form Alcatel-Lucent. Various business units were sold to other companies, so the Alcatel brand name is used by different companies nowadays. The brand names "Alcatel One Touch" and "Alcatel Idol" are used by the Chinese company TCL for smartphones and tablets.

81%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-05-29)