x PhoneArena is hiring! Reviewer in the USA

Alcatel OneTouch Idol vs Alcatel OT-995 Size compare

phone

Alcatel OneTouch Idol Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
phone

Alcatel OT-995 Remove phone

Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

Add phone to compare

Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.1)Android (2.3.4) 
Dimensions5.24 x 2.66 x 0.31 inches (133 x 67.5 x 7.9 mm)5.00 x 2.68 x 0.39 inches (127 x 68 x 9.8 mm) 
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.37 oz (124 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
Features Touch sensitive control keys 
Colors Black 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 pixels480 x 800 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.

234 ppi217 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 LCDTFT 
Screen-to-body ratio67.72 %60.88 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus 
Software FeaturesGeo tagging, Self-timerGeo tagging 
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Scenes  
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesContinuous autofocus  
Front-facing camera2 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA 
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.

MediaTek  
ModelMT6577  
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, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Single core, 1400 MHz 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX531Yes 
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.

1 GB RAM0.5 GB RAM / 2048 MB ROM 
Built-in storage4 GB  
Maximum User Storage2.4 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1800 mAh1500 mAh 
User replaceable Yes 
Talk time7.20 hours
the average is 14 h (838 min)
  
Stand-by time17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 16 days (389 h)
  
Talk time (3G)3.20 hours
the average is 16 h (954 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 22 days (524 h)
  
specifications continue after the ad
Multimedia
Mirroring DLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Radio FM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.03.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMI Yes 
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-GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced07 Jan 2013  
Regulatory Approval
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head 0.96 W/kg 
Body 1.12 W/kg 

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

Latest stories