Flipkart is India's one of the biggest online retail sites that has made quite the name for itself in the last few years. And with that popularity at hand, a number of smartphone vendors have approached the site with their own smartphone offerings. Alcatel is the newest among those vendors.
Alcatel, in association with Flipkart, has officially released its brand new Idol X+ handset. As reported, the e-commerce site has inked an agreement with TCL Communication's smartphone brand Alcatel to launch the latter's new Idol X+ smartphone in the Indian market.
So this means that similar to the Moto G and Moto E, Flipkart will be exclusively retailing the Idol X+ smartphone. The handset was originally unveiled in December 2013 in China, apart from it being showcased at the CES 2014 in January. The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ has been launched in Blueish Black and White colors in India.
Going by the device specs, Alcatel's One Touch Idol X+ features a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display. It is powered by a 2 GHz MediaTek MT6592 Octa-Core processor with Mali 400 GPU and is coupled with 2GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS.
The device also comes with decent camera specs as it features a 13MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash which is capable of shooting video at 1080p Full HD quality and also a 2MP front facing shooter is present in the phone.
Connectivity options for the device, which measures 140.4×69.1×8.1 mm and weighs 125g, include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi direct Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. It comes with a Dual SIM support with dual standby mode as well.
The Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ comes with a native storage capacity of 16GB, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card. The handset also comes powered by a 2500 mAh battery.
So if you are indeed looking to buy the device, what are the features present inside it that will be enough to influence your selection? Here are the top 5 features of the phone.
Alcatel is offering a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display with the new One Touch Idol X+. The device now joins the long list of others who are also offering a 5-inch screen at subsidized prices, looking to take the market in the long run.
The new Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ is offering as much as 16GB of internal memory which is quite a lot considering the likes Moto G is also offering the same kind of memory specs. Also added is 2GB of RAM that's more than enough for flawless computing.
The new Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ comes with a decent battery that scores 2500 mAH. And with an octa core processor at its base, it's only natural that the device will boast an accordingly good battery to go with the rest.
While we already spoke about the phone arriving with a superior octa core processor, that's not really the biggest news for the device. Apparently, the device will also arrive with a Boomband smartband and JBL headphones.
Alcatel has made the new One Touch Idol X+ available with few of the most heightened specs around. But the most surprising thing about the phone is that it's just being offered at a highly affordable price of Rs. 16,999. And that's good enough for anybody to invest on it.