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Alcatel OneTouch Hero vs Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha

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Alcatel OneTouch Hero Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released
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Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha Remove phone

Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.2)Android (4.2) 
Dimensions6.24 x 3.17 x 0.33 inches (158.5 x 80.6 x 8.5 mm)5.43 x 2.62 x 0.30 inches (138 x 66.6 x 7.5 mm) 
Weight6.26 oz (178 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  
Display
Physical size6.0 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 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.

367 ppi312 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 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Oleophobic coating 
Camera
Camera13 megapixels13.1 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels1.3 megapixels 
Hardware
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.

Quad core, 1500 MHzQuad core, 1200 MHz 
Graphics processorYesYes 
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.

2048 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage5.6 GB13 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB  
Battery
Talk time20.00 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
20.00 hours
the average is 12 h (690 min)
 
Stand-by time25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 20 days (488 h)
 
Talk time (3G)18.00 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 15 h (915 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 23 days (542 h)
 
Capacity3400 mAh2000 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYesYes 
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-GPSGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
ProjectorSeparate accessory  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Shopping information
AccessoriesCharger, USB cable, Headset and Quick start guide  

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