Alcatel ,the brand formerly known as Alcatel Onetouch is well known for its mid range and budgets Smartphones, but all that is now In the past ,as the company attempts making Higher end Smartphones with the release of the Alcatel Idol 4 series at the 2016 MWC in Barcelona. Making up the Idol 4 series are the Alcatel Idol 4 and the Alcatel Idol 4s.Both Smartphones are similar in design and Specs, but are clearly set apart in areas of of display, processor, storage, and battery capacity.
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The display size of the Alcatel Idol 4 stands at 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution IPS LTPS display and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, clubbed with Adreno 405 GPU . The device uses a 3GB RAM with 16GB of expandable inbuilt storage.
There is a 13-megapixel rear camera with touch focus and dual-LED flash, along with an 8-megapixel with real-time face beautification and a front-facing flash. The Alcatel Idol 4 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box and fueled by a 2610mAh battery with support for Quick Charge version 2.0.
A very important feature of the Alcatel Idol 4 is the Boom Key – a physical button located to the side of the device,with which you can either take photos, listen to music ,adjust volume etc depending on the task you are performing at a time.The alcatel Idol 4 instead of being packaged in a regular cardboard box with some manuals and a charger, comes packed in a special case that is also a VR headset.
The Alcatel Idol 4 will come in Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold and Metal Silver color options at a yet unknown price.