To sale back its effort to keep alive the Windows mobile OS Microsoft in partnership with Alcatel has launched Alcatel Idol 4S. This smartphone runs on Windows 10 mobile OS. This phone has a Android variant with same name, unveiled at MWC earlier this year. Alcatel Idol 4S is priced at $469.99, approx. price in India sets at Rs. 31,500.Carrier T-Mobile will begin sale of this device from November 10.Apart from other accessories you’ll get a VR Goggles inside the box.
Alcatel Idol 4S Specifications
Alcatel Idol 4S is a dual-SIM phone that features a 21-megapixel rear camera with touch focus and dual-LED flash. It’s an upgrade to the Android variant which had a 16-megapixel shooter.There’s also a 8-megapixel selfie camera with real-time face beautification and LED flash.
Under the hood The Alcatel Idol 4S (Windows 10) is powered by a Snapdragon 820 SoC with Adreno 530 GPU. Phone memory includes a 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard storage which can be extended via microSD card up to 128GB. Audio features include a dual-firing stereo speakers . This device measures 153.9×75.4×6.99mm,weighs 152 grams. Connectivity options are 4G LTE (Cat 4.), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and Micro-USB (with OTG).
It is backed by a 3000mAh battery which supports Quick Charge version 2.0 that can full recharge it within 95 minutes. Alcatel Idol 4S comes in black-coloured body with gold metallic edges.Customers will get free 45-day trial for Hulu Plus, an additional 30-day trial for Microsoft Groove music service for Alcatel Idol 4S. And Windows 10 Mobile game Halo: Spartan Assault for free. Alcatel recently launched the POP Mirage smartphone with Cyanogen 13.1 OS.