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Alcatel Idol 5 (2017) review

Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6753
3 GB / 16 GB
5.2 inches 1080 x 1920 px

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Alcatel Idol 5 (IDOL5). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Alcatel Idol 5 smartphone.

The Alcatel Idol 5 (IDOL5) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Mediatek MT6753 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Alcatel Idol 5 runs on Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 2800 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.2 inches IPS display with 1080 x 1920 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Alcatel Idol 5 (IDOL5) specifications

Brand
Alcatel
Name
Idol 5
Type
IDOL5
Launch
2017

Body

Weight
155 g
Dimensions
148 x 73 x 7.5 mm
Colors
black
silver
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Alcatel Idol 5 runs on Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but the Idol 5's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)
Chipset
Mediatek MT6753
CPU
Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Mali-T720 MP3

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
5.2 inches
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
3 GB
Internal storage
16 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Alcatel Idol 5 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
5 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
autofocus
Flash
Dual LED

Connectivity

Idol 5 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Alcatel smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Mobile network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.2, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS
NFC
no
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2800 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.

Type
Li-Po 2800 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Idol 5 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
hall
light
proximity
Specials
Dragontrail glass
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.alcatel-mobile.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Alcatel Idol 5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Alcatel Idol 5 (IDOL5) pictures

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