Today, the new Alcatel Idol 4 smartphone arrives on Virgin Mobile and Bell in Canada. Reportedly, Alcatel was officially announced that its 5.2-inch smartphone will be launch in the country through both carriers on on September 30th — today.
Even the handset is not competing against the premier smartphones like the iPhone 7 or Galaxy S7, but company knows its market with offers an affordable price tag. Both Bell and Virgin carriers will offer the Alcatel Idol 4 phone for $299.99 on a no-term long commitment and $0 on a 2-year contract. Another Canadian carrier, Videotron will sell their customers with the new Idol 4 on a similar pricing but buyers will also get an included VR headset.
Just reminder, the Alcatel Idol 4 comes with a glass body and full metal frame. The part inside are a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixel) display and an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter. It brings a 13-megapixel camera and a 2610mAh battery. The new Idol 4 smartphone boasts a Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB of internal storage. It runs Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 operating system.
Alcatel Idol 4 specifications
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS LTPS display, Precog UI (Touchless control), Live UI, Parallax UI
- Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 (4 x 1.7GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
- 3GB RAM with 16GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash
- 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash
- Dimensions: 147×72.5×7.1mm; Weight: 135g
- Dual stereo speakers (2 x 3.6W), Smart PA (Power Amplifier) TFA9890, BOOM Key Experience Booster, FM Radio
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with A-GPS, NFC, USB OTG
- 2610mAh battery with fast charging
Alcatel brings the perfect balance of value and features with the IDOL™ 4 and POP™ 7 LTE at Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada