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Alcatel outs OneTouch Idol 3: 5.5, 4.7 inch LTE phones under Php13k

Alcatel also wants to let you know that it has an array of OneTouch devices at MWC: Such is the Idol 3, a pair of budget-friendly devices at 4.7 and 5.5 inches and prices that do not go any higher than €250.


Yep, you heard that right. Like the Pixi 3 smartphones first unveiled at CES which sports different sizes and comes on different OS flavors, the Idol 3 has two display sizes and comes with dual hi-fi speakers using the Clari-Fi audio chip by Harman, a 13MP rear camera, a large aperture for shooting in low light and a sensor that enables the camera’s lightning responsiveness. The smartphone is also symmetrical and reversible, meaning you can use it on any orientation.

The 4.7-inch Idol 3 features the Snapdragon 410 chipset with and will be powered by a 2000mAh battery.It will feature single and dual-SIM versions with varied sets of onboard storage


Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) specs:
4.7-inch IPS LCD display, 720 x 1280, 312ppi
1.2GHz Quad-Core MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Adreno 306
8GB (Single-Sim), 16GB (Dual-SIM) internal storage
expandable up to 128GB via microSD
13MP AF rear camera with LED Flash
5MP front camera
Single-SIM, Dual-SIM (micro)
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.1
FM radio with RDS
Android 5.0 Lollipop
2000 mAh Li-Ion battery
134.6 x 65.9 x 7.6 mm

Its bigger sibling, the 5.5 inch Idol 3, will sport better specs: It’s equipped with Snapdragon 615, a better screen resolution, a larger front camera and RAM, and a bigger battery capacity. Like the 4.7-inch version, it also comes in single and Dual-SIM models.

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) specs:
5.5-inch IPS LCD display, 1080 x 1920, 401ppi
Octa-Core Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
Adreno 405
16GB (single-SIM), 32GB (Dual-SIM) internal storage
expandable up to 128Gb via microSD
13MP AF rear camera with LED Flash
8MP front camera
Single-SIM, Dual-SIM
Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
Bluetooth 4.1
FM radio with RDS
Android 5.0 Lollipop
2910 mAh Li-Ion battery
152.7 x 75.1 x 7.4 mm

The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 and 5.5 inch display models will retail in European stores for €200 (*Php9,900) and €250 (*Php12,400), respectively.



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8 Responses

  1. lol says:

    Bat d pa nila ginawang 2GB RAM ung sa 4.7″ version?

  2. Kazuya says:

    When will it be released in PH? I’m so interested with the Idol 3 (5.5)…

  3. akuma says:

    Kailan available ito sa Philippines? march pa ito na release.

    • berto says:

      i have alcatel idol 3 5.5 i bought in riyadh saudi arabia im selling, resson wala akong mahanap na cover d2 sa pinas

  4. confused says:

    available na ngaun to sa globe

  5. ajbmirasol says:

    Where can I buy the 4.7″ version.?

  6. ajbmirasol says:

    Where can I buy the 4.7″ version?

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