Alcatel Idol 2 S Specifications and Review

Android v4.3 Jelly Bean, upgradable to v4.4 KitKat
2014, February
2014, June

Alcatel Idol 2 S Specifications

Alcatel bring another Idol smartphone, the OneTouch Idol 2 features a big and impressive display that captures it whole front. Along with the improved display it offers a nice arrangement of internal specs and an attractive external design. With these and many other specs the OneTouch Idol come on a nice place in the smartphone market showing the competitive potential of Alcatel devices.

Considering the body of the OneTouch Idol 2S we find a slim and design which is made more impressive by its full face display which almost covers its entire front face. By measurement its dimension sets at 136.5×69.7×7.5mm also its 126g in weight which is a little heavy.

Along with the attractive design the 5-inch full screen display on the OneTouch Idol is an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It is equipped with maltitouch features and displays 16M colors. Its 5-inch display cover about 72.4% area of its front face and the screen are almost not seen. Its 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and ~294 ppi pixel density is also good which give it more impressive results.

The operating system on the OneTouch Idol 2S is Android OS 4.3 Jelly Bean. It offers a nice interface and Android features but you can also upgrade to the latest Android 4.4 KitKat. Considering its internal specs we can find a Quad-Core 1.2GHz processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. You can expend the storage up to 32GB using a microSD card.

It also loads an 8megapixel camera on its rear and a 1.3megapixel camera on front. Its main camera comes with LED flesh and other camera features. There is also a slightly improved Li-Ion 2150 mAh battery to run its features.

General Features of Alcatel Idol 2 S
Networks Supported 2G Enabled, 3G Enabled, 4G Enabled
Technology 2G Network :: GSM 850 – 900 – 1800 – 1900
3G Network :: HSDPA 850 – 900 – 2100
4G Network :: LTE
Operating System Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4 (KitKat)
Processing Quad-core 1.2 GHz
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Announced 2014, February
Status Available. Released 2014, June
Manufacturer Alcatel
Dimensions (WxDxH) 136.5 x 69.7 x 7.5 mm (5.37 x 2.74 x 0.30 in)
Weight 126 g (4.44 oz)
Colors Available Slate, Chocolate, White
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inches (~294 ppi pixel density)
Touch Screen Yes
Alert Types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Card Slots microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Data & Communications
Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browsers HTML
Radio No
GPS & Navigation Yes, with A-GPS support
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP
USB microUSB v2.0
Resolution 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p
Type Li-Ion 2150 mAh battery
Stand By Up to 520 h (2G) / Up to 520 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 520 h (2G) / Up to 520 h (3G)
Music Play

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