ALCATEL OneTouch Idol 3

ALCATEL OneTouch Idol 3 – 16GB

NINJA SCORE
76
Positive Reviews
$185.00
(as of 20-09-2017 03:06 UTC) Details
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Pros

  • Attractive design
  • Some unique Android tweaks
  • Impressive sounding dual speakers
  • Sharp Full HD screen

Cons

  • Can get laggy while multitasking
  • Low-light photography is poor
  • No quick charging

Bottom Line

While not the fastest, the IDOL 3 is a thoughtfully designed mid-range device built particularly for users who primarily want an excellent screen and sound for an affordable price.


The Alcatel ONE TOUCH IDOL 3 is a bestselling 2015 5.5-inch smartphone that received positive reviews for its sleek look, bright screen, dual front stereo speakers, good quality front camera, balanced performance and a clean user interface However, its camera is just average, it lacks fast charging and some competitors offer slightly better performance. While not the fastest, the IDOL 3 is a thoughtfully designed mid-range device built particularly for users who primarily want an excellent screen and sound for an affordable price.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 76
    Cnet April 27, 2015

    Delivering midrange features at an entry-level price, the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is the company's best smartphone to date -- and a great deal for the money.

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  • 70
    TechRadar June 2, 2015

    Alcatel Idol 3 stands out from other budget phones with two microphones that make it reversible. More than a one-trick pony, it also has decent specs to back up this feature.

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  • 70
    TrustedReviews July 9, 2015

    The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is the company's best flagship effort so far. However, it's let down by some performance issues that would otherwise make this a solid contender.

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Specifications

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 1.5GHz [View Benchmarks]
RAM 2GB
Operating System Google Android 5.0 Lollipop
Weight 0.31 lbs
Connectivity 4G LTE | Dual Band WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0 | FM | microUSB 2.0 | NFC | 3.5mm audio jack
Internal Storage 16GB
Removable Memory microSD (Max 128GB)
Display Size 5.5 inch
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Type IPS
Display Technology In-plane switching
Front Camera 8 MP
Rear Camera 13 MP
Graphics Qualcomm Adreno 405
Additional Features Accelerometer | Compass | GPS | Ambient light sensor | Gyroscope | Magnetometer | Proximity sensor | Dual Sim support | Dragontrail glass
Dimension (LxWxH) 6.01 x 2.96 x 0.29
Warranty US Warranty

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