Alcatel Idol 4S launched at MWC 2016 | Full Specification, Features and price | Idol 4S premium variant


Alcatel Onetouch which is a brand within TCL Communication, an international multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets globally a growing range of mobile and Internet devices. They are having more than 100 offices in more than 160 countries, 7 R&D centers and carrier relationships in all regions around the world. By combining its understanding of local insights and control of the end-to-end manufacturing process, it delivers the best user experience with innovative, feature-rich and high performance mobile devices designed with simplicity.

Alcatel has recently announced their new smartphones named Idol 4s and Idol 4 from which Idol 4S is a premium variant loaded with amazing features and specification. Alcatel Idol 4S is having Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor clubbed with 3GB RAM alongside a powerful GPU which is Adreno 510, to help during the high performance and high intensive gaming. It is having 5.5″ QHD AMOLED display having resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels.

Idol 4S

Alcatel Idol 4S is loaded with features like Virtual Reality Content (VR Store), BOOM Key which is mapped to give quick shortcuts to several tasks, Experience Booster, 300% reversible sound and UI, One-finger zoom, ONETOUCH Func, ONETOUCH Music Version 2, ONETOUCH Stream and running the latest OS which is Android M with Alcatel Custom UI. Reversible sound gives you the freedom to use your smartphone either horizontally or vertically as software can adjust itself irrespective of the orientation, whether you are . This means, no matter how you are holding these phones, the sound will beautifully reach to your ears via dual speakers. It is having superior sound quality as it acquires the Waves technology, Dual stereo speakers and feature like dual-mic noise cancellation.

Idol 4S

Alcatel Idol 4S is a 4G smartphone which has connectivity features like Wi-Fi direct, Wi-Fi display, bluetooth 4.2, NFC, micro USB 2.0 high speed, support OTG. It is having 16MP rear camera with touch focus, dual-tone led flash, instant shot and Fyuse 360 Pictures while its front facing camera is of 8MP with front flash having feature like Real-time face beautification which will enhance the quality of the selfies captured.

When you have a good camera and a perfect smartphone like Idol 4s you need more storage and Idol 4S has got 32 GB internal storage from which the end user will get 25 GB. Its storage can be expanded via microSD card up to 512 GB which is a plus point for this dual sim smartphone.

Idol 4S

To run all the process, a powerful processor required and to power all these hardware components of a smartphone a powerful battery is required. Alcatel Idol 4s is having 3000mAh battery which will get charge in 95 mins. With the Idol 4S  you get Virtual Reality Googles in the box. Alcatel is having glass body and metal frame which gives the smartphone a rich and  premium look and it is available in gold, rose gold, metal silver and dark gray color variants.  It is expected to be priced in the mid-range.

Idol 4S

Alcatel Idol 4s Full Specification

Release date Feb 2016
Sim Type GSM+GSM
Dual Sim Yes
Sim Size Macro SIM
Device Type Smartphone


Type Color AMOLED Display, 16M colors
Touch Yes, with Multi-touch
Size 5.5 Inches QHD, 1440 x 2560 pixels
PPI ~441 PPI
Feature NFC


Internal 32 GB inbuilt, 3 GB RAM
Card Slot Yes, up to 512 GB


Dimensions 153.9 x 75.4 x 6.99 mm
Weight 149 g


3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Yes, with wifi-hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.2
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0


GPS Yes, with A-GPS Support
Headphone Yes, 3.5 mm


Camera Yes,16 MP with auto focus
Features Face detection, Panorama, Touch to Focus, Geo Tagging
Video Recording Yes, 1080p @ 30fps
Flash LED
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP


OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Alcatel Custom UI
CPU Chipset MSM8976 Octa Core (1.8 GHz + 1.4 GHz) Qualcomm snapdragon 652 processor
GPU Adreno 510
Java No
Browser Yes, supports HTML


Supports MMS, Instant Messaging
Email Yes, with Push Mail
Music MP3,  AAC, WAV
Video MP4, DivX, H.264
FM Radio Yes
Document Reader Yes


Type Non-Removable  Battery
Size 3000 mAh, Li-ion Battery

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