Another affordable smartphone in addition to the vast of cost effective handsets by Alcatel: The Alcatel One Touch Idol 3. The latest handset tasked to change the perception when it comes to Alcatel’s production of cheap phones, hence this phone commits to give the quality at the same time affordability.
What makes this phone promising? Apart from it has a 5.5-inch, full HD display it also supports 4G LTE connectivity. If you are looking for a mid-range phone this one is for you. It has an attractive finish because it is well built.
Most of the time affordable smartphones lacks class and quality. On the other hand however the Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 despite it belongs to the tier of Android’s mid-range smartphones has a premium like touch. The overall external quality of the handset has an elegant touch.
It is a slim handset at 6.01-by-2.96-by-0.29-inches (HWD) and 140-gms. Surprisingly, it feels light once hand held. It is indeed an impressive handset that will make you feel it is a high premium phone with a high premium price tag.
The primary feature that makes this handset looks like a premium smartphone is the 5.5-inch, full HD LCD. The color depth looks sharper while the contrast and brightness are outstanding. The display is crispier compared to the other phones in the same category. This is because of the display’s 401ppi.
The Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 is powered by an octa-core, 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with 2GB RAM. Further, inside the elegant looking Idol 3 is an Android 5.0.2 software. For the connectivity front, it has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, and GPS.
Talking about the snappers of this phone, the primary shooter is a Sony-made 13-megapixel image sensor which makes the photos taken in a good lighted environmet to have brilliant output.
However, images taken under low light scenes looks soft. But in comparison to other smartphones belong in the same tier the Idol 3 is impressive. The battery can also last and provide power in a full day.