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Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 smartphones launched at MWC 2015

Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 has been announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona. The newly launched device comes in two different sizes – 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch.

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The most important and unique feature in Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 is that they are “reversible” and you can also speak when the top side is down. This feature allows the interface to adjust whether you pick up the phone upside down or right-side up. The smartphone also comes with JBL audio with two front-facing speakers and Clari-Fi technology and Technicolor Colour Enhance technology. Lets have a look at the specifications of both the devices.

Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 4.7-inch Specifications

The Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 features a 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display which is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box.

The Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It has dual SIM feature. It is 7.55 mm thick.

The Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 includes 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,000 mAh removable battery under the hood.

Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 5.5-inch Specifications

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The Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display which is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit processor. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box.

The Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It has dual SIM feature. It is 7.4 mm thick.

The Alcatel OneTouch IDOL 3 includes 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 2,910 mAh battery under the hood.

Both the Alcatel smartphones are priced aggressively with the smaller 4.7-inch variant costing €200 and the bigger 5.5-inch phablet costing €250. There is no information about the global roll out yet.

Here’s what you can expect at Mobile World Congress 2015.

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