Alcatel Idol 5S

Alcatel Mobile has updated its Alcatel Idol lineup with a new smartphone, the Alcatel Idol 5S. The Idol 5S is a mid-range smartphone with powerful specs, a good battery and a beautiful design.

Alcatel Idol 5S Specs Review

Alcatel Idol 5S smartphones

Design & Display

The Alcatel Idol 5S comes with a standard 5.5-inch display which has a Full HD (1920 * 1080) pixel resolution and DragonTrail glass protection on a 2.5D curved glass covering. It has a metal body with a colourful pattern on the back panel.

The phone weighs 148.8 grammes and is just 7.36 millimetres thick. It sports a speaker grill on the bottom metal panel and another on the top panel.

Storage & Memory

The Idol 5S is powered under the hood by a Snapdragon 625 processor which runs on the 14nm process, has eight processing cores (octa-core) and can clock speeds up to 2GHz. This is assisted by an Adreno 506 GPU which handles all graphics operations on the phone.

The smartphone comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of default internal storage which can be expanded up to 512GB using an external microSD card.

Camera

The Alcatel Idol 5S sports a 12MP camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), Continuous AutoFocus (CAF), an OmniVision OV12870 sensor and f./2.0 aperture. A dual-tone LED flash is thrown into the mix to make your pictures brighter.

The phone also sports an 8MP camera with a f/2.0 aperture, 78-degree wide-angle lens and OV8865 sensor upfront for selfie purposes.

Battery & Connectivity

The Idol 5S comes with a dual SIM slot and supports 4G LTE networks. It has Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and a USB Type-C port which ensures that the juice produced by its 2620mAh battery is replenished fast enough.

Software & Hardware

The Alcatel Idol 5S runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box and features a fingerprint sensor positioned on the smartphone’s back.

Alcatel Idol 5S Full Phone Specifications

Alcatel Idol 5S

General

Device Brand Alcatel
Model Ido 5S
Announced June 28, 2017
Released June 2017
Status Available

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE
Micro-SIM
SIM Count Dual SIM

Data

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 300/50 Mbps
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type Smartphone
Dimensions 148.5 * 70.8 * 7.36 mm
Weight 148.8g
Build Metal aluminium design
Colors Crystal Black

Display

Display Type IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 * 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Dragontrail 2.5D curved glass
Features
Secondary Display No

Camera

12MP
f/2.0 aperture & OmniVision OV12870 sensor
Yes
1080p HD Video
PDAF & CAF
Yes, Dual-tone LED flash (Primary)
8MP
PDAF, CAF & OmniVision OV12870 sensor

Software

Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
n/a
No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

64-bit Snapdragon 625 14nm processor
CPU Octa-Core 2GHz
GPU Adreno 506
3GB
Internal Storage 32GB
Expandable up to 512GB (microSD) [dedicated]
Accelerometer, Proximity, Light

Connectivity

Yes, Bluetooth v4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, LE
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, USB Type-C
USB On-the Go (OTG) Yes
GPS Yes, GPS + A-GPS + GLONASS
NFC n/a
No
n/a

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion
Capacity 2620mAh
Placement
Standby 753 hours
Talk Time 1200 minutes

Messaging

SMS Yes (threaded view)
MMS Yes
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
n/a
Yes
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Availability and Price of Alcatel Idol 5S in the U.S.

The Alcatel Idol 5S can be purchased by people that are subscribed to the Amazon Prime Exclusive program for $279.99.

Don't Tell Anyone! Enter Your Email Address To Receive Free Updates!!!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here