Following the release of Onetouch POP astro and both Onetouch devices, Alcatel is already announcing a new smartphone. The IDOL 3 4.7 was reveiled for release in the United States and Canada, with the nice bonus of the device being unlocked right out-of-the-box.
For the specs, the new IDOL has a 13 megapixel main camera with autofocus, 5 megapixel front-facing camera, the display is a 4.7-inch HD TFT IPS, with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB built-in storage, microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 32GB, and a 2000mAh non-removable battery. For the brain it has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor MSM8916 with Adreno 306 400 MHz chipset. Another mark for this device is the dual front-facing speakers with JBL audio technology, wich should promisse a good clearness in music playing. And as most of the new smartphones, it already runs Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.
As of this friday, August 12, this new smartphone will be available for purchase via Amazon, amazon.com, or on the company’s official websites in both Canada and the US, alcatelonetouch.ca and alcatelonetouch.us, respectivly. The device will also have StageFright Google security patch already integrated. As for the price, it will retail for $179.99.