Following the release of two Alcatel ONETOUCH apparatus as well as the Onetouch POP Astro, here is a new IDOL phone – the Onetouch IDOL 3 (4.7), which is a smaller variant of currently available Idol 3. The unlocked version of Idol 3 (4.7) is going to be available in North America (United States and Canada).
The smartphone will be accessible for purchase starting August 12th through Amazon.com and Alcatel’s official website. To purchase the device though official website in US, you need to follow alcatelonetouch.us, while alcatelonetouch.ca will serve the Canadians. As for the price, it will cost $179.99 in unlocked form.
Specs-wise, the Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 comprise a 4.7-inch High Definition TFT IPS display with 1280 x 720p resolution, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB onboard storage with expandable support, a 13MP autofocus snapper for back, 5MP selfie cam, and a 2,000mAh battery, which is non-swappable.
Running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop out of box, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon MSM8916 chipset with 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, paired with Adreno 306 GPU.