Alcatel Idol 4s specification and prices
First info about the Idol 4s by Alcatel appeared on February 2016 and on sale it appeared on July 2016. This mobile belongs to the middle price range: the lowest Alcatel Idol 4s cost in USA for today is $224.99. The mobile is on sale from carriers including AT&T Wireless, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile USA as well as retailers like Best Buy, Target.
The mobile runs on the most popular OS in the world for today - Android OS. Idol 4s has the new Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). It means that the mobile will support all the latest games and apps easily. The model has Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU which shows an outstanding performance. The phone runs 3 GB RAM which is a great amount of memory.
This mobile has great 16 megapixel rear camera. With such camera owner of this mobile will be able to take cool pictures and videos. The camera has aperture size 2. It is a not very large aperture for a mobile and it will allow the Alcatel Idol 4s to let in more light to capture satisfactory quality pictures in dark rooms. Idol 4s 8 megapixel front camera is perfect for selfie lovers. It can shoot 4K high quality video with its rear camera. 4K is the best resolution that cell phones support for today.
The phone has a rather big 5.5 inch display size.
Idol 4s has non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery, which can guarantee up to 420 hours of standby time and about 13 hours of talk time. It is very good battery life results.
The cell phone's weight is 149 grams (5.26 oz), it is 153.9 mm (6.06 in) high, 75.4 mm (2.97 in) wide and has a 7 mm (0.28 in) depth what means that this mobile phone is thin.
You can buy Idol 4s in Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold or Metal Silver colors.
Internal Storage & RAM
- 2016, February
- Available. Released 2016, July
- Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
- Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53)
- Adreno 510
- 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
- 8 MP, 1080p, LED flash
- Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
- 5.5 inches
- 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
- AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Yes, up to 10 fingers
- Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
- About 420 h / About 420 h
- About 13 h / About 13 h
- 153.9 x 75.4 x 7 mm (6.06 x 2.97 x 0.28 in)
- 149 g (5.26 oz, 0.33 lb)
- Dual SIM
- Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Metal Silver
- 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
- microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
- v4.2, A2DP, LE
- Yes, with A-GPS
- FM radio, RDS
- microUSB v2.0, USB Host
- Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
- GSM / HSPA / LTE
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - 6070K, 6070Y HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - 6070O
- LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700) - 6070K, 6070Y LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 17(700) - 6070O
- HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
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Rating 6.00 from 10
- JULIAN CHOKKATTU, 2017-01-28Read more
- Gareth Beavis, 2017-01-28
OUR EARLY VERDICT
A hidden gem from MWC, the Alcatel Idol 4S is a phone that impresses for a pretty low price point given the spec list.Read more
- Patrick Holland, 2017-01-28
THE GOOD Alcatel's Idol 4S comes packed with features and accessories. It has a high-end design and build, a great camera, impressive display and a convenience button dubbed the Boom Key.
THE BAD The Boom Key needs finessing: It's easy to accidentally activate. The fingerprint scanner is small and sometimes difficult to engage.
THE BOTTOM LINE With a premium build, good camera and free accessories in the box, Alcatel's Idol 4S is a solid midrange buy.Read more