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Alcatel Idol 5s

Alcatel Idol 5s
Brand: Alcatel
Category: Mobile Phone
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Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Camera 5 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Battery 5 / 10

Alcatel Idol 5s smartphone was launched on 2017, September. The Mobile Phone is powered by a Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.65 GHz Cortex-A53) processor with Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 (16 nm) chipset, as for graphics it possesses Mali-T880MP2 GPU. It comes with 3 GB of RAM. The Cellphone runs Android 7.1 (Nougat) and is powered by a 2850 mAh of Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) battery.

The phone comes with a 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm desplay size, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It has a display aspect ratio of 16:9 and 69.70% of screen ratio with 16M display colors.

Alcatel Idol 5s Camera

In the Camera department, the Alcatel Idol 5s on the rear packs a 12 MPsingle camera of 12 MP, aperture and pixel size of f/2.0, 1/2.8″, 1.25µm, PDAF. The rear camera setup has Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama. It sports a  single lens of 8 MP, aperture and pixel size of f/2.0, 1/3.2″, 1.4µm camera on the front for selfies, with features

Hardware and Software

The Alcatel Idol 5s runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) operating system and packs 32 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD, up to 256 GB. The Alcatel Idol 5s is a Nano-SIM. The smartphone measures 148.6 x 72 x 7.5 mm (5.85 x 2.83 x 0.30 in) (height x width x thickness) and weighs 147 g (5.19 oz). It was launched in Dark Gray colors.

Phone Connectivity

Connectivity options on the Alcatel Idol 5s include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Yes, with A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go, while it support GSM, HSPA and LTE network And has a browsing speed for HSPA is 42.2/11.5 Mbps and LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps. Sensors on the phone include Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.

As of 2017, September, the Smartphone prices in different countries are listed below

 Alcatel Idol 5s Prices

Price in EuropeAbout EUR 140
Price in United StatesAbout USD 151
Price in NigeriaAbout NGN 59,080
Price in United Arab EmiratesAbout AED 557
Price in GhanaAbout GH₵ 879
Price in KenyaAbout KES 16,209
Price in PakistanAbout PKR 24,392
Price in IndiaAbout INR 11,567
Price in EgyptAbout E£ 2,393
Price in TanzaniaAbout TZS 350,651
Price in BrazilAbout R$ 847


Alcatel Idol 5s - Firmware

Flashing and installation of Alcatel Idol 5s firmware stock ROM can help you solve many problem. If your Idol 5s phone is malfunctioning, dead, or infected with virus follow this steps by steps installation guide to Download Alcatel Idol 5s firmware and Flash File

Alcatel Idol 5s - Specs


3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
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Announced 2017, September
Status Available. Released 2017, September

Main Camera

Real Camera Type Single Lens
Rear Sensor(s) 12 MP, f/2.0, 1/2.8", 1.25µm, PDAF
Rear Video [email protected]
Rear Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama

Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera Type Single Lens
Selfie Sensor(s) 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.2", 1.4µm


Storage Capacity 32 GB
RAM (Memory) 3 GB
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB


Dimensions 148.6 x 72 x 7.5 mm (5.85 x 2.83 x 0.30 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz)


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio with RDS


Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm (~69.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Protection Oleophobic coating


Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Colors Dark Gray
Price 151


CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.65 GHz Cortex-A53)
Chipset Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 (16 nm)
Operating System Android 7.1 (Nougat)
GPU Mali-T880MP2


Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes


Capacity 2850 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Placement Non-removable
Charging Fast battery charging 10W (Pump Express 2.0)

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