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Alcatel Idol 2 S

Alcatel Idol 2 S
alaScore 84

101 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 reviews of Alcatel Idol 2 S. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the portability and screen are on the whole positive. The sound and usability also get good feedback.

performance, usability, sound, screen, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel Idol 2 S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Alcatel Idol 2 S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Alcatel Idol 2 S from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability and screen. The sound and usability also get good feedback, but reviews are divided on the size.

performance, usability, sound, screen, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alcatel ONETOUCH Idol 2S 4G SIM-Free Smartphone - Slate (294 PPI HD Screen, Android 4.4, 1GB Ram, 8GB ROM, Micro SD, Quad-Core)Alcatel ONETOUCH Idol 2S 4G SIM-Free Smartphone - Slate (294 PPI HD Screen, Android 4.4, 1GB Ram, 8GB ROM, Micro SD, Quad-Core)

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Alcatel Idol 2 S

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Alcatel Idol 2 S from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The battery also gets good feedback.

durability, battery, performance

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alcatel OneTouch Idol 2S 6050A - New, Unlocked, 5-inch LCD, 8GB, Android 4.4, 4G Network - Smart Phone FBAAlcatel OneTouch Idol 2S 6050A - New, Unlocked, 5-inch LCD, 8GB, Android 4.4, 4G Network - Smart Phone FBA

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Richard Devine (androidcentral.com)

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 2s mini-review

 

This mid-ranger from Alcatel won't set the world on fire, but it's not without its charms Alcatel isn't a huge name in smartphones in the U.S. and Europe. Years ago in the UK you'd see many of their phones offered by carriers at low prices and,...

While the Alcatel Onetouch Idol 2s isn't the cheapest mid-range device out there, it certainly has some charm. A few fit and finish issues aside, it's a well designed phone with decent, if unspectacular hardware. The elephant in the room still remains...

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2150
Battery recharge time:3
Battery technology:Lithium
Continuous audio playback time:38
Standby time (2G):520
Standby time (3G):520
Standby time (4G):400
Talk time (2G):10.5
Talk time (3G):16.5
Talk time (4G):7

Call management

Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Geotagging: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Maximum frame rate:30
Multi-shot: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.3
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p
Video stabilizer: Yes

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.683 / 683
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Head SAR (EU):0.452 / 452

Design

Colour of product:Chocolate / Grey / White
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar

Display

Display diagonal:12.7
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720 / 720 x 1280
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:1

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, PCM, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, WAV / AAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, PCM, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Speakers:Mono
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP8, XVID
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG2, MPEG4, VP8, XVID
Voice codecs:AMR, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR / AMR, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR / AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location: Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:No / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,2100
3G standards:DC-HSPA+, HSPA / HSPA, HSPA+, UMTS / HSPA, UMTS / UMTS
4G: Yes
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Security algorithms:EAP-SIM
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Bundled software:Gameloft Live,The Avengers,Asphalt7,Danger Dash,Real Football 2014,Little Big City,UNO & Friends
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3 / 4.3 Jelly Bean
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Themes, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:4
Processor frequency:1.2

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3 / 4.3 Jelly Bean

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search
User memory:6

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.4 / 7.45
Height :13.7
Weight:126
Width:6.97