Alcatel Idol 5 Review

The Alcatel Idol 5 is the latest smartphone launched by the company, which comes a few months after the release of its sibling in the Idol 5s earlier this year...
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1. Nicoglx

Posts: 15; Member since: Aug 23, 2017

I canĀ“t believe this phone has a better socre than the Essential.

2. fyah_king unregistered

I have the essential and I give it a 9.

6. jacquechristman

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 31, 2017

That's probably because the Essential costed almost as much as the Galaxy S8 when they reviewed it. The Essential is a better phone than this one, and they know it, but it had too many issues to validate its original price point.

3. dragon76

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

I have the Essential also and it isn't as bad as PhonieArena made it out to be.... the only real issue with the Essential was the choice of image sensors but it can take some pretty good pictures with the GCam port so all Essential has to do is figure out how to get the stock app to stop compressing the pics and give it manual settings

4. dragon76

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

also.... I don't really rely on PhoneArena for reviews as much anymore because they tend to be pretty bias towards certain brands.... and the proof of this statement is all over the website
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