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Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini

Specifications

Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini
Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini (One Touch Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
4.3 inch 16:9, 854 x 480 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
960 g ( = 33.86 oz / 2.12 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

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Reviews for the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini

Alcatel OneTouch Idol Mini review
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Alcatel OneTouch Idol Mini does a good job of disguising its budget asking price by delivering a slim, good-looking smartphone package. It's the look that's among the phone's strongest traits. In that respect the Idol Mini ticks a box and for £80 it's hard to complain. But the sheer strength of the Moto E and the EE Kestrel's 4G connectivity see the Idol Mini fall a step behind where it could be, with all eyes falling on its follow-up due in the coming months.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/25/2014

Comment

Model:

The Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini might fit easily in the hand but it is big on style and features. There a four colors to choose from; cranberry pink, metallic red, slate and silver. Made to look premium and classy, the metallic brushed finish and color combinations will certainly individualize the device to its owner. There are 2 variants of the Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini; a single SIM and a dual SIM version.

The display on the smartphone is a 4.3 inches FWVGA IPS panel that delivers good quality images. The Android 4.2 Jelly Bean device comes with a dual core 1.3 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM and either 8 GB or 4 GB internal storage depending on the version. The limited internal storage can be expanded up to 32 GB using a MicroSD card. The image capture capability is rather good with its rear 5 MP auto focus camera and the device also includes a front facing VGA camera.

Other features include A-GPS for navigation, Bluetooth 4.0, E-compass and G-sensor. The Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini also comes packed with games such as Asphalt7, Wonder Zoo, Little Big City and much more. Battery live is impressive with up to 20 hours talk time using a 1700 mAh lithium cell.

ARM Mali-400 MP: OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics card for ARM SoCs that is scaleable from one to four fragment processors and has got one vertex processor. Mainly used in conjunction with ARM A9 cores in tablets and smartphones. 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.
MT6572:

Dual-Core Cortex-A7 SoC with an integrated ARM Mali-400 GPU.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
4.3":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

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

Mainly, bigger-sized tablets and convertibles weigh as much.


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).


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Mali-400 MP, Mediatek MT6572, 0.11 kg
Acer Liquid Z4
Mali-400 MP, Mediatek MT6572, 0.122 kg

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Doogee X10
Mali-400 MP, unknown, 5", 0.186 kg
ZTE Blade L5
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Alcatel One Touch Pixi 4, 3.5 inch
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Prestigio Multiphone 5550 DUO
Mali-400 MP, Mediatek MT6582M, 5.5", 0.155 kg
LG L Bello
Mali-400 MP, Mediatek MT6582, 5", 0.137 kg
Prestigio MultiPhone 5500 Duo
Mali-400 MP, Mediatek MT6572, 5", 0.183 kg

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unknown, unknown, 5.94", 0.145 kg
Alcatel 1S
unknown, unknown, 5.5", 0.146 kg
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Alcatel 1C 2019
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Alcatel 1C
Mali-400 MP2, Mediatek MT6580M, 5.3", 0.15 kg
Alcatel 1
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Alcatel One Touch Pixi First
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Alcatel 3X
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Alcatel 3
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Alcatel 3V
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Alcatel A7 XL
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Alcatel 5
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Alcatel U5 HD
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-09- 1)