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Alcatel Idol X Specs and price

Alcatel Idol X Specs and price
Brand: Alcatel
Category: Mobile Phone
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Alcatel Idol X smartphone was launched on 2013, February. The Mobile Phone is powered by a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7 processor with Mediatek MT6589 (28 nm) chipset, as for graphics it possesses PowerVR SGX544 GPU. It comes with 8/2 GB of RAM. The Cellphone runs Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 2000 mAh of Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) battery.

The phone comes with a 5.0 inches, 68.9 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 72.70% of screen ratio with 16M display colors.

Alcatel Idol X Camera

In the Camera department, the Alcatel Idol X on the rear packs a 13.1 MP13.1 MP, AF. The rear camera setup has LED flash. It sports a  2.1 MP camera on the front for selfies, with features

Hardware and Software

The Alcatel Idol X runs on Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system and packs 8/16 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot). The Alcatel Idol X is a Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by). The smartphone measures 140.4 x 67.5 x 6.9 mm (5.53 x 2.66 x 0.27 in) (height x width x thickness) and weighs 130 g (4.59 oz). It was launched in Blue, Black, Red, Yellow colors.

Phone Connectivity

Connectivity options on the Alcatel Idol X include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, 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, February, the Smartphone prices in different countries are listed below

 Alcatel Idol X Prices

Price in EuropeAbout EUR 370
Price in United StatesAbout USD 400
Price in NigeriaAbout NGN 156,140
Price in United Arab EmiratesAbout AED 1,473
Price in GhanaAbout GH₵ 2,324
Price in KenyaAbout KES 42,839
Price in PakistanAbout PKR 64,465
Price in IndiaAbout INR 30,569
Price in EgyptAbout E£ 6,323
Price in TanzaniaAbout TZS 926,721
Price in BrazilAbout R$ 2,239


Alcatel Idol X Specs and price - Specs


3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - OT-6040/6040D
Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - OT-6040A/6040E
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps
Technology GSM / HSPA
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - 6040, 6040A
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Announced 2013, February
Status Available. Released 2013, July

Main Camera

Real Camera Type Single Lens
Rear Sensor(s) 13.1 MP, AF
Rear Video [email protected]
Rear Features LED flash

Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera Type Single Lens
Selfie Sensor(s) 2.1 MP


Storage Capacity 8/16 GB
RAM (Memory) 8/2 GB
Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)


SIM Single SIM (Micro-SIM) or Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions 140.4 x 67.5 x 6.9 mm (5.53 x 2.66 x 0.27 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz)


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


Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm (~72.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass


Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass


Colors Blue, Black, Red, Yellow
Price 400


CPU Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
Chipset Mediatek MT6589 (28 nm)
Operating System Android 4.2.1 (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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