Alcatel Idol 4 Pro flagship with Android 7.0 Nougat spotted in benchmark

Alcatel Idol 4 Pro flagship with Android 7.0 Nougat spotted in benchmark
Now that Windows Phone is very close to the exit door, Alcatel, the company that plans to launch a flagship Windows 10 Mobile smartphone this year, is searching for a backup solution in case sale of its Idol 4 Pro don't go as well as expected.

Some of you probably know that Alcatel Idol 4 Pro is the next high-end smartphone powered by Windows 10 Mobile, which should be available in the US via T-Mobile.

However, a smartphone with a similar hardware configuration has been recently spotted at Geekbench, but instead of Windows 10 Mobile, the device run Android 7.0 Nougat. Could it be possible that Alcatel plans to launch two different versions of the Idol 4 Pro? Or perhaps the Windows 10 Mobile model has been cut out and won't be making it to shelves anymore?

Either way, we don't see any reason for Alcatel not to launch a high-end Android smartphone in the United States in the coming months. Not to mention the fact that the phone will run the latest Android 7.0 Nougat, which should make it stand out from other smartphones in the same price range.

The rest of the Idol 4 Pro's specs list looks pretty decent for a high-end device, but if you haven't paid attention to our previous reports here is a quick rundown of what's to come.

First of all, Alcatel Idol 4 Pro hides a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor under the hood, along with 4GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory.

According to the benchmark listing, the smartphone should boast a 20-megapixel photo snapper on the back, which features LED flash and 4K video recording. An 8-megapixel front camera is included too.

Last but not least, the Idol 4 Pro sports a 5.5-inch display that supports full HD (1080p) resolution, which might be one of it few disadvantages over other flagships available on the market.

FEATURED VIDEO

7 Comments

1. Eraman

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 13, 2015

16GB ?? Are you kidding us ?? People now talk about 256GB and you say 16GB ?? What a shame

2. Rafishant

Posts: 396; Member since: Oct 13, 2015

So this would be the new rebranded BlackBerry phone

3. JOHNNY8573

Posts: 48; Member since: Nov 11, 2013

bb dtek 60.....

4. meanestgenius

Posts: 21779; Member since: May 28, 2014

BlackBerry DETEK60 will be an upgrade of sorts vs this: 21mp camera vs 20mp 32gb of native storage vs 16gb 1440x2560 display vs 1080p display Fingerprint scanner vs NO fingerprint scanner

5. nooi_c

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Alcatel paired Snapdragon 652 with QHD display on Idol 4s. But on this phone is Snapdragon 820 with 1900x1080 display. Weird.

6. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

I just don't see the point of launching a Windows 10 Mobile version of this device. If Alcatel does release a W10 Mobile version of Idol 4 Pro, it'll be as if they're trying to fail.

7. jdrch

Posts: 107; Member since: Jul 08, 2014

No microSD = garbage.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.