Alcatel has unveiled the One Touch Idol X+ in India, with a tag price Rs. 16,999. The phone has been exclusively launched on Flipkart, and will be available soon on the e-commerce online website from June 3.

Alcatel Onetouch Idol X+ Smartphone
Alcatel Onetouch Idol X+ Smartphone

The One Touch Idol X+ is upgraded model of Idol X. The IDOL X+ sports 5” Full HD IPS 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16M color display, Black Crystal touch panel, Corning Gorilla glass 2,NEG glass, Oleophobic coating, Capacitive touch screen, Multi-touch 5 points, and OGS with Full lamination. The display also supports proxitmy and light sensors.

The Idol X+ boasts Octa Core CPU, and MediaTek MT6592 chipset with ARM Mali450 GPU , clocked at 2 GHz speed, alongside 2GB of RAM. Idol X+ highest download speed at HSDPA is 21Mbps or can upload a file with a speed of 5.76Mbps in HSUPA .

The Idol X+ boasts 13.1 Mpxl rear camera, along with Auto-Focus and digital zoom, alongside 2 Mpxl FHD frontal camera suppots LED Flash. The device can capture a video at 1080p@30fps, and able to play at 2160p@30fps. H.265, H.264, H.263, MPEG-4, XVID, VP8, VC-1 video codes are supported, along with Video stabilization, LTL Panorama features.

The Idol X+ runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.2 OS out-of-the-box. Connectivity options Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi  Display, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, stereo FM radio , Micro USB 2.0, GPS with A-GPS, E-compass and G-sensor are supported.

The Alcatel Onetouch Idol X+ featured with a 16 GB ROM, out of these storage 12.3GB is free for user. Internal storage can be upgraded up to 32 GB using an external microSD card. The handset comes pre-installed with Gameloft Live, Asphalt7, Real Football 2014, Danger Dash, Little Big City, Uno & Friends games.

The phone is powered with two Micro SIM card slot, features Dual SIM with Dual Standby. Handsfree and Flip to Mute are another highlights of Idol X+.

The cellphone houses a 2500mAh Lithium battery, able to provide talk time up to 27h(2G) / 16h(3G) or standby time up to 650h(2G) / 600h(3G). The Idol X+ battery can be fully charged in 3 hrs, once charged it can deliver the music up to 36 hrs.

According to the Alcatel’s official website, Despite the power hidden under the hood, the exterior of the IDOL X+ keeps to the slim, sleek styling of the IDOL series. IDOL X+ takes styling and choice to the next level with its unique IML spin effect and the brushed metallic frame.

Measuring the Idol X+, its dimension is 140.4 x 69.1 x 8.1mm, weighs 125g, the ultra-trim handset that is just 7.9 millimeters thin.

The “0” bezel and borderless, 2.4 millimeter edge-to-edge design means that the pictures and videos fill the available space. The full HD IPS display offers a 170 degree viewing angle, making the IDOL X+ the best smartphone to show off pictures and videos to friends and family. The perfectly designed side speakers produce loud quality sound, supporting SACD’s 24bit/192KHz playback which is four times better than a CD.

“The IDOL range has gained a reputation for offering the best balance of features, performance and design,” said Dan Dery, Chief Marketing Officer for ALCATEL ONETOUCH. “The IDOL X+ continues this tradition and is set to surprise and delight with its image capture and display credentials.”

The key features and specifications of Alcatel Onetouch Idol X+Smartphone :

  1. 5″ full HD IPS display
  2. Octa-core 2 GHz processor
  3. 13.1 Mpxl full HD rear camera
  4. 2 Mpxl 1080p front camera
  5. Hi-Fi sound
  6. HD video
  7. 7.9mm thin
  8. 2500mAh

The OneTouch Idol X + priced at Rs. 16,999 at flipkart, whereas Onetouch Idol X 6040D  powered with Quad-Core processor, MT6589+ chipset, clocked at 1.5 GHz speed, alongside 2GB of RAM is available in Rs 23,950. So, be aware before purchasing the Alcatel’s smartphones.