Evaluation/Review of the Alcatel IDOL 4. We've done a detailed breakdown of the specs, as well as the performance pros and cons.

Created date: 02/24/2018, 22:37:21, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 13:37:21

In-depth review of Alcatel IDOL 4's features

We've conducted a detailed review of the Alcatel IDOL 4, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

Alcatel IDOL 4's features, performance, reviews

Alcatel IDOL 4's CPU specs

With the 1.5GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Alcatel IDOL 4 has relatively high performance. Among all smartphones released to date, its performance is positioned between high level and middle class, but you won't feel any stress using most apps. For lighter 3D games you will almost always be able to play without complaint. And for 2D gaming you will probably feel hardly any stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the Alcatel IDOL 4 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Alcatel IDOL 4, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Alcatel IDOL 4's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Alcatel IDOL 4 is 16GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Alcatel IDOL 4 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Alcatel IDOL 4's camera specs

Alcatel IDOL 4 has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, Alcatel IDOL 4 has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

Alcatel IDOL 4's battery performance

The battery performance of the Alcatel IDOL 4 is 2610mAh, which is a normal capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the Alcatel IDOL 4 has a normal amount of battery life. There is nothing to be worried about with everyday use. However, if you are using the internet or playing a game for a long time, you might feel a bit frustrated with the battery life.

Alcatel IDOL 4's size

The Alcatel IDOL 4 has a width of 28.7 in (73 mm), a length of 57.9 in (147 mm), and a thickness of 2.8 in (7.1 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the Alcatel IDOL 4 is about 4.8 oz (135 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Alcatel IDOL 4, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Alcatel IDOL 4's screen

Alcatel IDOL 4 has a 5.2 inch display.It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

Alcatel IDOL 4 has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Alcatel IDOL 4's general rating

The Alcatel IDOL 4 is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of Alcatel IDOL 4

Advantages of Alcatel IDOL 4

  • It is lightweight.
  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.

Disadvantages of Alcatel IDOL 4

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Comparing the specifications of Alcatel IDOL 4 against similar products.

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

Alcatel IDOL 4

57.3-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 2.8 in (7.1 mm)

Alcatel SHINE LITE

59.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 55.9 in (142 mm) x 2.9 in (7.45 mm)

BlackBerry PRIV

50.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.7 in (78 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm)

HTC 10

56.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 3.6 in (9.2 mm)

Xperia X Compact

70.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):25.6 in (65 mm) x 50.8 in (129 mm) x 3.7 in (9.5 mm)

iPhone 7 Plus

50.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.7 in (78 mm) x 62.6 in (159 mm) x 2.9 in (7.3 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

Alcatel IDOL 4

76.3-Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

Alcatel SHINE LITE

68.0Weight:5.5 oz (156 g)

BlackBerry PRIV

53.6Weight:6.8 oz (192 g)

HTC 10

66.0Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Xperia X Compact

76.3Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

iPhone 7 Plus

55.2Weight:6.6 oz (188 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Alcatel IDOL 4

77.2-Display size:5.2 inch

Alcatel SHINE LITE

74.0Display size:5 inch

BlackBerry PRIV

80.4Display size:5.4 inch

HTC 10

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

Xperia X Compact

67.6Display size:4.6 inch

iPhone 7 Plus

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Alcatel IDOL 4

60.0-RAM size:3GB

Alcatel SHINE LITE

50.0RAM size:2GB

BlackBerry PRIV

60.0RAM size:3GB

HTC 10

70.0RAM size:4GB

Xperia X Compact

60.0RAM size:3GB

iPhone 7 Plus

60.0RAM size:3GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Alcatel IDOL 4

50.0-Storage size:16GB

Alcatel SHINE LITE

50.0Storage size:16GB

BlackBerry PRIV

55.5Storage size:32GB

HTC 10

55.5Storage size:32GB

Xperia X Compact

55.5Storage size:32GB

iPhone 7 Plus

91.5Storage size:256GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

Alcatel IDOL 4

59.2-Battery capacity:2610mAh

Alcatel SHINE LITE

56.9Battery capacity:2460mAh

BlackBerry PRIV

71.2Battery capacity:3410mAh

HTC 10

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Xperia X Compact

60.5Battery capacity:2700mAh

iPhone 7 Plus

63.5Battery capacity:2900mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Alcatel IDOL 4

61.7-Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Alcatel SHINE LITE

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

BlackBerry PRIV

73.5Rear-camera resolution:18 MP

HTC 10

59.3Rear-camera resolution:12 MP

Xperia X Compact

85.3Rear-camera resolution:23 MP

iPhone 7 Plus

59.3Rear-camera resolution:12 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

Alcatel IDOL 4

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Alcatel SHINE LITE

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

BlackBerry PRIV

15.8Front-camera resolution:2 MP

HTC 10

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Xperia X Compact

49.9Front-camera resolution:5.1 MP

iPhone 7 Plus

55.4Front-camera resolution:7 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Alcatel IDOL 4

66.8-Color:Black/Rose Gold/Gold/Gun Metal, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 2.8 in (7.1 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

Alcatel SHINE LITE

63.5Color:Pure White/Prime Black/Satin Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 55.9 in (142 mm) x 2.9 in (7.45 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (156 g)

BlackBerry PRIV

52.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.7 in (78 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 3.7 in (9.4 mm), Weight:6.8 oz (192 g)

HTC 10

61.3Color:Camellia Red/Carbon Gray/Topaz Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 3.6 in (9.2 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (161 g)

Xperia X Compact

73.3Color:Mist Blue/White/Universe Black/Soft Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):25.6 in (65 mm) x 50.8 in (129 mm) x 3.7 in (9.5 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

iPhone 7 Plus

52.6Color:Rose Gold/Gold/Silver/Black/Jet Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.7 in (78 mm) x 62.6 in (159 mm) x 2.9 in (7.3 mm), Weight:6.6 oz (188 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Alcatel IDOL 4

85.5-Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Alcatel SHINE LITE

59.9Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

BlackBerry PRIV

88.7Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:543ppi

HTC 10

89.3Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:564ppi

Xperia X Compact

66.0Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:319ppi

iPhone 7 Plus

85.0Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Alcatel IDOL 4

63.4-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.5GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Alcatel SHINE LITE

36.5OS:Android, Chipset:MediaTek MT6737, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

BlackBerry PRIV

66.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon808, CPU specs:1.2GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

HTC 10

58.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:4GB

Xperia X Compact

60.0OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.4GHz×6(Hexacore), RAM size:3GB

iPhone 7 Plus

58.4OS:IOS, Chipset:Apple A10, CPU specs:2.33GHz+2.34GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:3GB

Alcatel IDOL 4's specs

Alcatel IDOL 4
ImageAlcatel IDOL 4
MakerAlcatel Mobile
BrandIDOL
Release date11/22, 2016
ColorBlack/Rose Gold/Gold/Gun Metal
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 2.8 in (7.1 mm)
Weight4.8 oz (135 g)
Display size5.2 inch
Display typeIPS
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 1920
Pixel density423ppi
Battery capacity2610mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
CPU specs1.5GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size16GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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