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Alcatel OneTouch EVO 7 HD vs Alcatel OneTouch Idol

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Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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User Rating - 9

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeTabletSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1)Android (4.1.1) 
Dimensions7.76 x 4.72 x 0.39 inches (197 x 120 x 10 mm)5.24 x 2.66 x 0.31 inches (133 x 67.5 x 7.9 mm) 
Weight12.35 oz (350 g)
the average is 16.4 oz (467 g)
3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size7.0 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution1280 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

216 ppi234 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

IPS LCDIPS LCD 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating 
Camera
Camera3 megapixels8 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Autofocus, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Continuous autofocus 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA2 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Rockchip RK3066MediaTek MT6577 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorMali-400 MPPowerVR SGX531 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage 2.4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time 7.20 hours
the average is 12 h (736 min)
 
Stand-by time 17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 21 days (505 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 3.20 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity4160 mAh1800 mAh 
Not user replaceableYesYes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 900, 2100 MHz 
Data HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

 GPS, A-GPS 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherComputer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsFlight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced07 Jan 201307 Jan 2013 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 179  

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