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Alcatel OneTouch Idol Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.1.1)Android (4.0) 
Dimensions5.24 x 2.66 x 0.31 inches (133 x 67.5 x 7.9 mm)5.28 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (134.2 x 68.6 x 9.1 mm) 
Weight3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (151 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.7 inches4.8 inches 
Resolution540 x 960 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.

234 ppi306 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 %69.06 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels12.6 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), ScenesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps) 
FeaturesContinuous autofocusVideo calling 
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 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.

MediaTek MT6577Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 
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-A9Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX531Adreno 225 
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 RAM1 GB RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB16 GB 
Maximum User Storage2.4 GB13 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1800 mAh2100 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - IonUser replaceable, Li - Ion 
Talk time7.20 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 14 h (857 min)
 
Stand-by time17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 15 days (370 h)
 
Talk time (3G)3.20 hours
the average is 17 h (997 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 20 days (485 h)
  
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Multimedia
Mirroring DLNA 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers 
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD) Bands 17, 4 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE, HSPA, UMTS 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
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 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
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 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced07 Jan 201307 Jan 2013 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 03 Aug 2012 
 FCC ID value: JYCP9090 link 
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 0.41 W/kg 
Body 0.51 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 1.23 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.23 W/kg 

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