Alcatel IDOL 5

Announced:
Sep 1, 2017
Status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 27, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

424 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

69.05 %

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

MediaTek Helio P20 MT6757

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

Mali-T880 MP2

RAM:

2GB

Internal storage:

32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity:

2850 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Features:

Phase-detection autofocus

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, Flash

Design

Dimensions:

5.83 x 2.83 x 0.30 inches (148.1 x 71.9 x 7.6 mm)

Weight:

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 30(2300 WCS)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box:

Headset, Charger, SIM tool, quick guide, leaflet

MSRP:

$ 199

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Description

Alcatel IDOL 5 is a mid-range smartphone that runs Android 7.0 Nougat. The phone is equipped with a 2.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6757 processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal memory, which can be further expanded via microSD card. Alcatel IDOL 5 sports a 5.2-inch IPS display with full HD (1080p) resolution and packs a decent 2,850 mAh battery. A 12-megapixel camera is positioned on the back side, alongside a fingerprint sensor. There's also a secondary 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies and video calls.

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