Alcatel launches flagship smartphones Idol Idol 4 and 4S. With its innovations the company decided to gain a foothold in the segment of premium phones of an average price category, which was not previously submitted. The new products uses a metal frame and glass on both sides.
Model Idol 4 based on single-chip system Snapdragon 617 and has a LTPS IPS screen diagonal of 5.2 inches and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. RAM in the device is 3 GB, while flash memory provides 16 GB.
The smartphone has a primary 13 MP and front camera resolution of 8 megapixels. The battery capacity is equal to 2610 mA•h it Should be noted and go to the card type Nano SIM. As a software platform for both devices uses Android 6.0. Dimensions of the model are 147 x 72,5 x 7.1 mm.
Idol 4S got the AMOLED display a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels with a diagonal of 5.5 inches, and more productive SoC Snapdragon 652. RAM 3 GB, and for data storage there is 32 GB of flash memory. In both models there is the possibility of extending the built-in flash memory by installing a microSD card into the second slot for SIM card. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh, and the camera resolution is 16 and 8 megapixels. The dimensions of the smartphone — other 153.9 x 75,4 x 6,99 mm.
We should also mention the cooperation with Alcatel companies JBL and Waves. The manufacturer promises great sound quality, but it’s unclear whether the smartphones dedicated audiochip. In the configuration of the audio system includes two speakers with a capacity of 3.6 watts. It is also reported about the support of manual and automatic optimization of audio settings.
Together with Idol 4S will ship a virtual reality headset, which should be installed this same smartphone. However, it is unclear whether this is true for all markets.
Alcatel Idol Idol 4 and 4S will be offered in four shades: Rose Gold, Gold, Dark Gray and Silver Metal. On sale the novelty will appear in June this year for about $310 and $500 respectively.