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.