Alcatel lifts cover off new Android flagship: 5” razor thin One Touch Idol X

The Alcatel One Touch Idol X has just gone official and it’s the company’s new Android flagship: a device with a 5-inch 1080p display, a quad-core chip and an extremely slim 6.9mm body. The phone comes in bold colors - it's advertized in yellow and red.

The One Touch Idol X runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Alcatel’s light skin on top. The 5-inch 1080p display is protected with Dragontrail glass and is fully laminated. Under the hood, a quad-core MT6589+ chip with each of the cores clocked at up to 1.5GHz and 2GB of RAM power the device. The Idol X comes in a single and dual SIM versions and you can pick between a model with 8GB of internal storage (single SIM) and one with 16GB of internal storage (dual SIM).

The phone features a 13-megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash that is capable of recording videos at 1080p. Up front, there is a 2-megapixel camera, great for video conferencing.

Finally, the battery on the Idol X is a 2000mAh one, not a lot by today’s standards. The Idol X release date and price have not yet been unveiled.

source: Alcatel

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OneTouch Idol X
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13.1 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2000 mAh(12h 3G talk time)



1. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

hey ui looks like ios7 :D

2. eli577

Posts: 142; Member since: Jun 29, 2010

The phone is too big for this kind of screen size and battery capacity is pretty low compared to the other flagships. IMO

3. vincelongman

Posts: 5718; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Agreed, the side bezels are very small, but the top and bottom bezels are huge.

4. daniel_bargs

Posts: 325; Member since: Nov 27, 2010

2000mah? And who needs FullHD on a mid-range processor. If it was 720p, I might buy it!

5. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I don't know if the processor is mid-range...MT6589+ sounds new to me. So far i've known, there existed MT6589 and MT6589T. And i can't find any related article about the processor in the internet. Not going to praise it but want to see how it deals with pressure.

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