Alcatel Idol 2 Specifications and Review

Android v4.2 Jelly Bean, upgradable to v4.4 KitKat
2014, February
2014, Q2

Alcatel Idol 2 Specifications

Alcatel bring its OneTouch Idol 2 with a big and impressive display, powerful processor and camera. Joining the powerful specs in the OneTouch Idol 2 the company has brought its best in the respective range. Alcatel have a variety of smartphone that ranges from lower most to high ends. In this device it has combined the nice spec to offer the best to its users.

Considering the body of OneTouch Idol 2 we find a slim and sleek smartphone which looks impressive and large. By measurement it is 136x70x7.3mm in dimensions and 128g in weight.

The design also look more impressive with its quality display. The Idol 2 features an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It is made a big screen with 5-inch size which give you an impressive results along with its other screen features. It is also a Multitouch screen with 16M colors. The 540x960pixel resolution and ~220ppi pixel density is also supportive on its larger screen.

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The OneTouch Idol 2 comes out of box running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which you can easily upgrade to the newer Android 4.4 KitKat. It another powerful area is the processing specs. It offers a Quad-Core 1.3GHz processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. You can also increase your storage capacity on the Idol 2by using a microSD card which adds up to 32GB storage.

Its camera is also made powerful like many other specs. On its rear there is an autofocus 8megapixel camera with LED flash. It is also equipped with many other features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama and HDR. You can also capture videos and nice selfies from its 2megapixel front camera. It also load a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery which is not much powerful considering its other specs.

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General Features of Alcatel Idol 2
Networks Supported 2G Enabled, 3G Enabled
Technology 2G Network :: GSM 850 – 900 – 1800 – 1900
3G Network :: HSDPA 900 – 2100
Operating System Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4 (KitKat)
SIM Optional Dual SIM
Processing Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Announced 2014, February
Status Available. Released 2014, Q2
Manufacturer Alcatel
Dimensions (WxDxH) 136 x 70 x 7.3 mm (5.35 x 2.76 x 0.29 in)
Weight 128 g (4.52 oz)
Colors Available Slate, Chocolate, White, Hot pink
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 540 x 960 pixels, 5.0 inches (~220 ppi pixel density)
Touch Screen Yes
Alert Types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Card Slots microSD, up to 32 GB (Single SIM)
Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM (Single SIM)/ 16 GB, 1 GB RAM (Dual SIM)
Data & Communications
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
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 Yes
Type Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery
Stand By Up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 600 h (3G)
Music Play

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