Display and Configuration
The Alcatel Idol 4S exhibits a 5.5-inch AMOLED(1,440 x 2,560 pixels) display leading to a pixel density of 534ppi. In order to drive the system, there are two quad-core processors aided by 3GB of RAM and Adreno 510 graphics engine seated on Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 chipset. Sensors in the phone include Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope. The metal body handset weighs 149grams and runs on Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.
Camera and Storage
The device comes with a 16MP main camera (2.0 F Aperture) and dual-color LED Flash which captures great images. Other options includeExposure compensation, ISO control, Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Digital Zoom, Auto Flash,instant shot, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection and Touch to focus. There is an 8MP front snapper inclusive of LED flash for selfie lovers. Real-time face beautification comes as an additional package. On the storage front, the device houses an internal memory of 32GB out of which 25GB shall be available. The memory can be further expanded upto a massive 512GB using a microSD card.
Battery and Connectivity
Acting as the energy provider, is a 3,000mAh Li-Polymer battery with Quick charge version 2.0 which claims to get fully charged within 95mins. On the connectivity ground, the device offers options such as 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot, OTG, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS with A-GPS, NFC, and Mass storage (USB charging, microUSB 2.0).
The Alcatel Idol 4S has some useful features such as Virtual Reality Content (VR Store), reversible sound Boom Key experience booster, One-finger zoom etc. The Waves sound technology renders theater-like surround sound experience from Dual stereo speakers. Other features include Flip to mute, Dual-mic noise cancellation, HD Voice etc
The Alcatel Idol 4S is a robust configured device with excellent cameras. The inbuilt configuration of the handset is so well that it can face any multitasking at ease. The users can enjoy high end games and movies without any difficulty. However, a fingerprint sensor would have filled in the empty gap. People looking forward to using a slim handset for long hours can also opt for this one.