If you are a product of the current generation, you will be no stranger to a regular smartphone that you see almost everywhere. Although things were so much different when we were growing up with the concept that feature phones are the future of mobile technology.
But since technology is not a constant term and subjected to change with each passing age, and it's no real shock to see much changes and alterations have been made to new age phones that make them equal to home PC in terms of power and productivity. By the way! You do remember a home PC, don't you?
Although we have made breakthrough advancements in the mobile phone sector, we are still quite far away from understanding or implemeting the technology in a much better way. But at least, we have made our way in the right direction.
As we have mentioned before, the new market for smartphones is quite an open one. And two devices currently looking to make the most out of that openness are the new Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ and the Panasonic P81.
So keeping aside all others in the race, where do you think both these devices stand when compared against each other? We take a look at the specs comparison between the Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ and the Panasonic P81.
Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ Vs Panasonic P81: Operating System
No distinction in this regard since both the Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ and the Panasonic P81 come running the Google-based Android operating system. More precisely, both of them offer Android Jelly Bean out of the box.
Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ Vs Panasonic P81: Display and Dimensions
The Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ sports a 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, while rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. Also, the device's overall dimensions measure up to 140.4 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm. The device weighs in at 130 grams.
The Panasonic P81, on the other hand, comes with a similar 5-inch capacitive touchscreen, although with a lesser 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.
Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ Vs Panasonic P81: Camera
The Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+, in the camera department, offers a massive 13.1-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 4208 x 3120 pixels, with autofocus and LED flash. The device also comes with a front-facing 2-megapixel snapper.
The P81, on the other hand, offers a similar 13-megapixel camera at the back with flash, with a similar 2-megapixel camera up front.
Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ Vs Panasonic P81: Processors
While not Samsung or Apple with their greater intgrated chips, both the devices still offer decent enough processors that looks to offer zero latency.
While the Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ is equipped with an octa core 2 GHz Cortex-A7 processor, the P81 comes equipped with a slightly lesser 1.7GHz octa-core processor.
Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ Vs Panasonic P81: Storage and RAM
The Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ offers 2GB of RAM to users while offering the device in a 16GB internal memory variant. However, there's no option to expand the device's memory as an external microSD slot for additional memory isn't included.
The P81 smartphone, however, offers a lesser 1GB of RAM while offering the device in 8 GB internal memory variant. But unlike the Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+, there's the option to expand the device's memory up to 32GB as an external microSD slot for additional memory is present.
Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ Vs Panasonic P81: Battery
While the Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ juices up the device via a powerful 2500 mAh battery, the P81 also comes fitted with a similar 2500 mAh battery.
Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ Vs Panasonic P81: Verdict
Barring the prices of both the devices, there's not much to choose from between the Alcatel One Touch IDOL X+ and the Panasonic P81. Both the devices even generate power via octa core processors, even though the prices are different.
But when taken into consideration the present scenario, we are guessing that the Panasonic P81 will be the better choice between the two. Not only is the device offering lesser price, but it's also offering extendable memory. And that's quite the deal for Indian customers.