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Alcatel OneTouch Idol X vs Alcatel OneTouch Idol

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol X Remove phone

Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released
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Alcatel OneTouch Idol Remove phone

Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.2)Android (4.1.1) 
Dimensions5.53 x 2.66 x 0.27 inches (140.4 x 67.5 x 6.9 mm)5.24 x 2.66 x 0.31 inches (133 x 67.5 x 7.9 mm) 
Weight4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size5.0 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 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.

441 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 
Colors16 777 216  
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coatingLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating 
Camera
Camera13.1 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Scenes, Self-timer 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Continuous autofocus 
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 MT6589+MediaTek 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.

Quad core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7Dual core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processorPowerVR SGX544PowerVR 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.

2048 MB RAM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage5.6 GB2.4 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time20.00 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
7.20 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
 
Stand-by time13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)12.00 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
3.20 hours
the average is 14 h (855 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 29 days (695 h)
 
Capacity2000 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 
RadioFM, Stereo, 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 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYes  
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 
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 
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, 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, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 201307 Jan 2013 

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