Alcatel Idol 5 at the IFA – Alcatel presented new smartphones from the well-known idol series at the IFA in Berlin. The premium models Alcatel Idol 5 and Idol 5s differ mainly by the camera, the processor and the price. Both models are now available.
Alcatel Idol 5 and Idol 5s at the IFA
Alcatel also presents two new smartphones from the popular Idol series at the IFA. In both models, a MediaTek processor is working, which in the Idol 5S, however, with higher performance.
The Alcatel Idol 5 starts with a price of about 240 euros, while the better equipped Idol 5s hits with 400 euros. Both smartphones are now available.
Specifications: Alcatel Idol 5 and Idol 5s
The Alcatel Idol 5 is powered by a 5.2-inch IPS display with full-HD resolution. A Media Tek chip MT6753 Octa Core with 3 GB RAM drives the smartphone. 16 gigabytes of flash memory can be expanded with SD card. The main camera provides a resolution of 13 megapixels (interpolated 16MP). Selfies are recorded with a 5 megapixel camera (interpolated 8MP) with front flash and 84 degree wide angle lens. Further features are a 2760 mAh strong battery, the data transmission LTE Cat 4, a metal housing and 2,5D glass. A special feature is the software “Dual Social Accounts”. By means of an app-clone it is possible to log several profiles in the social media.
The Alcatel Idol 5s also features a 5.2-inch full-HD display. Here, a Media Tek processor MT6757CH Octa-Core Helio 20 with 3 gigabytes of memory and 1.6 gigahertz clocking. The 12-megapixel camera has an f / 2.0 aperture, dual-tone flash and ultra-fast hybrid autofocus. The 8 megapixel front camera with 1.4μm pixel size also provides a flash. The internal 32 gigabytes of memory can be upgraded. With 2.850 mAh capacity, the battery is slightly larger than in the idol 5. LTE Cat 4 and USB Type C are additional features. Android 7.0 Nougat is preinstalled on both models.