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Alcatel Idol Alpha Specs and price

Alcatel Idol Alpha Specs and price
Brand: Alcatel
Category: Mobile Phone
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Alcatel Idol Alpha smartphone was launched on 2013, September. The Mobile Phone is powered by a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor with Mediatek MT6589 (28 nm) chipset, as for graphics it possesses PowerVR SGX544 GPU. It comes with 1 GB of RAM. The Cellphone runs Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 2000 mAh of Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) battery.

The phone comes with a 4.7 inches, 60.9 cm desplay size, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixel. It has a display aspect ratio of 16:09 and 66.30% of screen ratio with 16M display colors.

Alcatel Idol Alpha Camera

In the Camera department, the Alcatel Idol Alpha on the rear packs a 13 MP13 MP, AF. The rear camera setup has LED flash, panorama, HDR. It sports a  1.3 MP camera on the front for selfies, with features

Hardware and Software

The Alcatel Idol Alpha runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system and packs 16 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via No. The Alcatel Idol Alpha is a Micro-SIM. The smartphone measures 138 x 66.6 x 7.5 mm (5.43 x 2.62 x 0.30 in) (height x width x thickness) and weighs 117.4 g (4.16 oz). It was launched in Slate, Soft Gold/Matte, Soft Gold/Brushed, Pink Gold/Brushed colors.

Phone Connectivity

Connectivity options on the Alcatel Idol Alpha include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Yes, with A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, microUSB 2.0, while it support GSM, HSPA network And has a browsing speed for HSPA is 42.2/11.5 Mbps. Sensors on the phone include Accelerometer, proximity, compass.

As of 2013, September, the Smartphone prices in different countries are listed below

 Alcatel Idol Alpha Prices

Price in EuropeAbout EUR 360
Price in United StatesAbout USD 389
Price in NigeriaAbout NGN 151,920
Price in United Arab EmiratesAbout AED 1,433
Price in GhanaAbout GH₵ 2,261
Price in KenyaAbout KES 41,681
Price in PakistanAbout PKR 62,723
Price in IndiaAbout INR 29,743
Price in EgyptAbout E£ 6,152
Price in TanzaniaAbout TZS 901,674
Price in BrazilAbout R$ 2,178


Alcatel Idol Alpha Specs and price - Specs


3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - 6032A
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps
Technology GSM / HSPA
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
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Announced 2013, September
Status Available. Released 2014, June

Main Camera

Real Camera Type Single Lens
Rear Sensor(s) 13 MP, AF
Rear Video [email protected]
Rear Features LED flash, panorama, HDR

Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera Type Single Lens
Selfie Sensor(s) 1.3 MP
Selfie Video [email protected]


Storage Capacity 16 GB
RAM (Memory) 1 GB
Card slot No


Dimensions 138 x 66.6 x 7.5 mm (5.43 x 2.62 x 0.30 in)
Weight 117.4 g (4.16 oz)


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
Radio FM radio, RDS


Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~312 ppi density)
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches, 60.9 cm (~66.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Protection Asahi Dragontrail Glass, oleophobic coating


Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass


Colors Slate, Soft Gold/Matte, Soft Gold/Brushed, Pink Gold/Brushed
Price 389


CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
Chipset Mediatek MT6589 (28 nm)
Operating System Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
GPU PowerVR SGX544


Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes


Capacity 2000 mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Placement Non-removable

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