The Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL, which owns the Alcatel brand, on the eve of the exhibition MWC 2016 in Barcelona introduced two new flagship smartphone is review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S.
The manufacturer decided to simplify your branding, abandoning OneTouch words in the names of models; it is now simply Alcatel Idol. Models review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and 4S will come to replace last year’s IDOL 3, which has been very successful both in emerging markets and in Europe.
Alcatel aims to create more affordable innovation and associated in people with words like “happiness”, “fun”, “interest”, “modern”, “innovation” and “simplicity”, and the main reason for the success of the company’s products is an attractive combination of price, design, and performance.
New smartphones have something to attract attention. Alcatel Idol 4 and 4S are made of metal and glass, equipped with the latest processors Qualcomm, and has a relatively low price, and even the older model can be a part of a virtual reality system.
The main features of the review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and 4S
The review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 is equipped with a 5.2-inch FullHD IPS-screen, 13-megapixel rear, and 8-megapixel front cameras. During the performance of the smartphone new eight-chip from Qualcomm, Snapdragon 617 and 3GB of RAM. The internal memory of 16 GB also has support for microSD memory cards up to 64 GB. The battery is not the strongest side of the smartphone. Its capacity is 2610 mAh, but the manufacturer was able to make the device even thinner than the iPhone 6S (6.9 mm.)
The review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 is a more advanced smartphone, designed to compete with expensive Phablet. The smartphone is equipped with 5.5-inch QuadHD-screen, made by technology AMOLED, 16-megapixel rear camera and twice as many than in the low-end model, the memory for data storage. Despite the fact that the smartphone is very thin (6.9 mm) due to the greater diagonal it fit the battery capacity of 3000 mAh. During the performance of the smartphone powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 652, which provides an opportunity not only smartphone display super fine QuadHD-image, but also to shoot video at 4K resolution.
Last year’s Idol 3 smartphone has been endowed with a curious feature – reversibility (smartphone could turn the different parties, and he remained always in the right mode, adapting the interface and functions under the arrangement in space). This feature has not disappeared in the new smartphones, but here it is even reversible, so to speak. Completely symmetrical design lets you use your smartphone upside down, and by any party.
The speakers are located on both the front side and on the back, except that the second color screen on the back is missing.
Manufacturer carefully worked on the front camera smartphone: it not only had a flash but also learned how to display a user at different angles for a perfect selfie. If you enjoy high-quality sound by purchasing one of the new smartphones, you are sure to be pleasantly surprised. Powerful stereo speakers with support from JBL and Waves sound and inner filling will not leave anyone indifferent – Alcatel’s long-equipping their devices quite good chips with very high-quality sound.
Above interface review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and 4S manufacturer also worked well. Desk in new smartphones purchased parallax effect, called “three-dimensional dynamic screen” comes to live with touches and movements of simple images. In smartphones preinstalled Shazam, through which right from the lock screen, you can recognize the player next to the track. It also updates various preinstalled applications for DJs, allowing to do the remix of tracks right on your smartphone.
The main feature of the review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and 4S became key BOOM, very similar to those in the Sony Xperia devices, except the last line of the Z5. This button allows you to literally transform reality and bring entertainment to your smartphone to the next level. It works in most entertainment applications and contextual situations, allowing you to take snapshots, increase the power of the bass in the audio tracks, launch instant video strimming, translate smartphone mode theater, build photo gallery in a spectacular slide show, apply various interesting effects to your video, add additional chips games and much more.
Review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S – virtual reality helmet
The most original “chip”, which saved up for Alcatel Idol 4S, became it’s plastic packaging, capable, like cardboard Google Cardboard, to act as a virtual reality helmet, and high-quality headphones and JBL brand Case perform a nice addition. Alas, such a gorgeous set of receive, not all countries, but most likely, it will be available for an additional fee.
The Alcatel promise that smartphones will be available within three months in 50 countries. And Alcatel Idol 4 and 4S will be available in four colors – silver, gold, dark gray, and in the popular recent color “pink gold”. As for the review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S price, the junior model will cost 280 euros, and the older – from 450 Euro.
Conclusion: review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S
Given the relatively low cost, review smartphone Alcatel Idol 4 looks like an excellent suggestion, but Idol 4S cannot be called the affordable smartphone. Nevertheless, in comparison with competitors in the same price range, the new smartphone from Alcatel looks interesting. Idol’s success as an affordable smartphone 3 was quite natural, but to succeed at Alcatel in this time? We will see.