Alcatel announced the launch of the Idol 5 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Alcatel Idol 5 phone with 5.2 inches display, Mediatek MT6753 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Alcatel Idol 5 comes with Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2800 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.
Alcatel Idol 5 specifications
The weight of Alcatel Idol 5 is about 5.47 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Alcatel phone are average (5.83 x 2.87 x 0.3 inches).
|Dimensions||5.83 x 2.87 x 0.3 inches|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The Alcatel Idol 5 comes with Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.
|OS version||Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
The size of Idol 5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches IPS display of Alcatel Idol 5 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.
|Screen size||5.2 inches|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
The internal memory of Alcatel Idol 5 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The camera of the Idol 5 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
|Main camera||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
The Alcatel Idol 5 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Idol 5 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Li-Po 2800 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Idol 5 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Type||Li-Po 2800 mAh, non-removable|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Idol 5 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Alcatel phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Alcatel Idol 5 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity|
|Specials||Dragontrail glass, Dual SIM|
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.
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