Alcatel IDOL 5

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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Display

Size: 5.2 inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 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

System chip: MediaTek Helio P20 MT6757
Processor: Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
GPU: Mali-T880 MP2
RAM: 2GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 32GB, available to use: 23 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 256 GB
OS: Android (7.0 Nougat) Screenshots

Battery

Capacity: 2850 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 12 MP (PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 8 MP (Autofocus, Flash)
Dimensions: 5.83 x 2.83 x 0.30 inches (148.1 x 71.9 x 7.6 mm)
Weight: 5.19 oz (147.0 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
Speakers: Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

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
Location: GPS, A-GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Other: NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: May 18, 2017
FCC ID value: 2ACCJA021 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.43 W/kg
Body: 1.05 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.52 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.05 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box: Headset, Charger, SIM tool, quick guide, leaflet
Price: $ 199
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Discontinued

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