Alcatel Idol 5S

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Alcatel Idol 5S details

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  • Great display properties
  • Brilliant pair of camera
  • Robust configuration
Beware of
  • Average battery backup
  • Hybrid SIM slots
Verdict

Alcatel is slowly trying to creep up the ranks in the market by making quality smartphones. The Alcatel Idol 5S to makes for a brilliant smartphone with great display properties, excellent camera and good connectivity features. However, the battery backup and hybrid SIM slot tends to hurt the buyers a little. But still, if these flaws are overlooked, it is a wonderful smartphone otherwise.

Big and powerful
Display and Configuration

The Alcatel Idol 5S comes with a large 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED display that flaunts a resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels, resulting from a density of 515 pixels per inch. The capacitive touchscreen is highly responsive to multi-touch.

Under the hood of the smartphone, there is a pair of quad-core Cortex A53 processors, each clocking a speed of 2.3GHz and 1.7GHz respectively. This set of processor cores are laid on a chipset of MediaTek MT6757 and are assisted by a good 3GB RAM to process multi-tasking with utmost smoothness. The graphical interface is taken care of by a GPU of Mali-T880 MP2.

Camera and Storage

The Alcatel Idol 5S holds a 16MP primary camera, which is capable of processing good quality images along with the assistance of phase detection autofocus, dual colour LED flash, ISO control, exposure compensation, high dynamic range mode and 1.8f aperture. It can also record high quality videos of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels at 30 frames per seconds. The 8MP front camera too is powered by the presence of an LED flash which enables good quality selfies and video calling even in low light conditions.

The Alcatel smartphone comes with an internal storage space of 32GB which can be further expanded up to 256GB with the help of a microSD card.

Battery and Connectivity

The Alcatel Idol 5S is fuelled by a 3,500mAh li-ion battery, which claims to deliver a fairly long period of battery backup.

In the connectivity department, the smartphone comes with a host of features like dual SIM slots, 4G connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, mobile hotspot, advanced Bluetooth v4.2, A-GPS, Near Field Connectivity and type C USB slot.
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Alcatel Idol 5S price in india
Alcatel Idol 5S price in India is expected to be Rs. 22,990
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • 32 GB + 256 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano (Hybr...
  • Fingerprint sensor
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Alcatel Idol 5S Specifications

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General
Launch Date March 21, 2018 (Unofficial)
Brand Alcatel
Model Idol 5S
Operating System Android v7.0 (Nougat)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size
SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Design
Colours Black
Display
Best in Class
Display compared to
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96%
Average in group
84%
Best in this group
96%
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.7 inches (14.48 cm)
Screen Resolution
1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel Density
515 ppi
Best in Class
Pixel Density compared to
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515 ppi
Average in group
401 ppi
Best in this group
565 ppi
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
AMOLED
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Performance
Very Good
Performance compared to
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This Device
86%
Average in group
77%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset MediaTek MT6757
Processor
Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
Very Good
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A53 + Quad core, 1.7 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6757
Average in group
Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6755
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.36 GHz, Cortex A73 + Quad core, 1.84 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: HiSilicon KIRIN 960
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Graphics
Mali-T880 MP2
RAM
3 GB
Excellent
RAM compared to
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3 GB
Average in group
3 GB
Best in this group
6 GB
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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This Device
98%
Average in group
98%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
32 GB
Excellent
Internal Memory compared to
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32 GB
Average in group
32 GB
Best in this group
128 GB
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 256 GB
Camera
Good
Rear Camera compared to
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70%
Average in group
60%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 16 MP Primary Camera
Excellent
Main Camera compared to
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16 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
23 MP
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Autofocus yes Phase Detection autofocus
Aperture 1.8 F
Flash yes Dual-color LED Flash
Image Resolution 4616 x 3464 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Very Good
Front Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
20 MP
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Flash yes LED Flash
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
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This Device
83%
Average in group
80%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 18 - 28 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3500 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no  No
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size
SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.2
GPS
yes with A-GPS
NFC
yes
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn't support micro-USB)
Multimedia
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Back
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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