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Alcatel One Touch Idol X

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Editorial reviews:
4.2 / 53 ratings
3 editorial reviews
A mid-price, high spec smartphoneRead more
With the One Touch Idol X Alcatel have managed to cram a premium 5-inch phone into a sleek and sexy chassis. Will it be worth the money though?Read more
Alcatel is back to cooking Android phones with a vengeance, and its One Touch Idol X is shaped to be one of the most affordable and well-equipped Full HD 5-inchers, not to mention the dual SIM option it offers. From this season's flagship specs list Alcatel skimped only on the relatively weak MediaTek processor, while the rest are top-shelf ingredients – big Full HD display, 2 GB of RAM, 13 MP camera - all wrapped up in a slim and light body. This fine and dandy on paper, but are we getting a high-end experience for a mid-range price in reality? Read on to find out...Read more
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Pros

  • The screen is very bright and with good reflection coating
  • Viewing angles are also very good with no noticeable colour shifts
  • easy to use and easy to choose” phones

Cons

  • SIM cards were very difficult to inset into their slots
  • the back cover is not removable
  • color saturation seems a bit subdued and the the tones themselves a
  • dust and pocket lint gets trapped towards the end really easily instead of being simply
  • is very hard with trimmed fingernails

Key specs

  • 13.1 Mpx
  • 5 in
  • 1920, 1080 px
  • IPS LCD
  • 441 ppi
  • 2000 mAh
  • Quad-core
  • 2.1 Mpx

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Alcatel One Touch Idol X - Technical Overview

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Screen size
5 in
Best:
Asus FonePad 8
Screen size: 8 in
Battery capacity
2000 mAh
Best:
Doogee BL12000
Battery capacity: 12000 mAh
Pixel density
441 ppi
Best:
Sony Xperia Z6
Pixel density: 891 ppi
CPU clock speed
1.5 GHz
Best:
Xiaomi POCO F3
CPU clock speed: 3.2 GHz

Alcatel One Touch Idol X Full Specifications

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Hardware

Android 4.2
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1.5 GHz
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Quad-core
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MediaTek MT6589
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PowerVR SGX544
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2 GB
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Display

5.0 in
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LCD
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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IPS LCD
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441.0 ppi
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yes
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Rear camera

13.1 Mpx
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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Front camera

2.1 Mpx
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Storage

yes
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32GB
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microSD
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Dimensions

  • Black
  • Red
  • Yellow
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5.53 in
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2.66 in
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0.27 in
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4.59 oz
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Sensors

yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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Connectivity

yes
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Micro-SIM
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yes
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yes
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4.0
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3.5 mm
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Micro-USB
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Celluar

yes
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HSDPA
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GPS
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yes
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  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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yes
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Battery

yes
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Lithium ion
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2000.0 mAh
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340.0 h
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7.0 h
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