The Alcatel One Touch Idol X has just been made official in France. This smartphone is based on the past the market leaders but is sold almost half the price.
Alcatel One Touch, a subsidiary of TCL Chinese and not the Franco-US group Alcatel-Lucent today announced the marketing in France of the Idol X, its new flagship.
140.4 x 67.5 x 6.9 mm for 120 g
Like the standard bearer competitors such as the Samsung Galaxy S4 or the Sony Xperia Z, the Idol X has a full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 5 inches, to IPS in this case, and a dorsal sensor to 13.1 megapixels.
But to be offered at an unbeatable price, the unit made concessions on the rest of its specifications. The CPU from the heart Quad 1.5 GHz not specified and it embeds 8 GB internal memory, first, expandable via microSD. And if it has FM, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi N, which is without NFC and 4G, and is sticking to 3G to 42 Mb / s.
Its screen nevertheless enjoys a Dragontrail treatment, an equivalent of Gorilla Glass as strong on paper, and the amount of RAM 2 GB is identical to that of competitors.
The Alcatel One Touch Idol X will be marketed in France in September at a retail price of 300 euros. In comparison, the Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z and HTC One are sold more or less 500 euros for public higher price to 600 euros.
Update 03/12/13: Discover the Alcatel One Touch Idol X video