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Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B

Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B
alaScore 91

1282 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1282 reviews of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the screen and portability are overall positive. The usability and price also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the performance and portability. The screen and price also get good views, but there are some negative comments about the reliability.

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90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 5.5" 4G SIM-Free Smartphone - Dark Grey (401 PPI Full HD Screen, JBL Speakers, 16GB ROM, 2GB RAM, Snapdragon 615 Processor, 13Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 5.5" 4G SIM-Free Smartphone - Dark Grey (401 PPI Full HD Screen, JBL Speakers, 16GB ROM, 2GB RAM, Snapdragon 615 Processor, 13

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 358 user reviews of Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) 6045Y / 6045K / 6045B from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and screen. The price and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

performance, portability, price, screen, usability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ALCATEL ONETOUCH IDOL™ 3 SMARTPHONE (Unlocked)ALCATEL ONETOUCH IDOL™ 3 SMARTPHONE (Unlocked)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Michael Sawh (trustedreviews.com)

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3

 

The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is the company's flagship Android phone. It's unlikely to be spoken of in the same sentence as the Samsung Galaxy S6 or the HTC One M9 for a couple of reasons. Firstly, Alcatel doesn't have the marketing pull to compete with...

Attractive plastic design ; Some unique Android tweaks ; Impressive sounding speakers ; Sharp Full HD screen

Laggy when multitasking ; 13-megapixel shooting not as reliable as 10-megapixel shooting

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 5.5 review

 

Giant screen, smallish price

Big, bright screen ; Good value ; Loud speakers

Fake chrome damaged easily ; Some nagging performance issues

This good-value giant is proof we should now take Alcatel OneTouch a lot more seriously

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Alan Martin (alphr.com)

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 review

 

Alcatel's latest handset fixes a lot of issues with previous Onetouches. Is it the mid-range handset to beat?

When is a flagship smartphone not a flagship? When the vendor is Alcatel – at the moment. The Idol 3 looks the part, and largely acts the part, but performance is more choppy than you’d expect in a top-of-the-range smartphone.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Sami Mughal (oxgadgets.com)

Review: Alcatel One Touch – Idol 3 (5.5″)

 

What would you think if you were sent a phone with the highlight that it was totally reversible display, and you could make calls while holding it upside down? You'd probably be forgiv…

I think Alcatel OneTouch are on to a winner with the Idol 3. All this phone for £200? Go (online) and get one now! You will not regret it.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (mobile-review.com)

Обзор смартфона Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 5.5 (6045Y)

 

Стереодинамики JBL, возможность крутить телефоном как угодно, экран 5.5 дюймов, LTE – отличный фаблет для всех

Никаких нареканий по качеству передачи речи нет, громкость звонка чуть выше средней, хотя телефон из кармана иногда можно и не услышать. Виброзвонок средний по силе.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Raymond Wong (mashable.com)

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3: A Nexus by another name [REVIEW]

 

Great full HD display, Loud front-facing stereo speakers ; Slim design ; Good camera ; Speedy performance ; All-day battery life ; Only $250

Power button's location is unreachable ; Volume buttons are too high up ; Camera exposure has issues

The Alcatel Idol 3 is a $250 Android smartphone worth idolizing.

May, 2015

Expert review by: Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla (canadianreviewer.com)

Review: Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3

 

The Idol 3 is designed to be able to run in reversible mode. This means that thanks to the dual speakers and mics you can pick it up any way you want and the display and even the front-facing camera will adjust to fit whichever way you are holding the...

A clutter free user interface, full access to Lollipop apps and features as well as a great camera, processor and dual speakers as well as the 1080p HD display will meet and even surpass expectations of users looking for an unlocked and LTE-capable...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Maurizio Pesce (wired.com)

Review: Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3

 

This inexpensive Android phone doesn't have a lot of power, but it has some unique features including a reversible design that works upside-down.

Completely reversible design with microphones and speakers at both ends. Inexpensive at $250 unlocked. Clean Android experience. The front-facing speakers are loud, and the bundled earphones are great. Outstanding display. Plasticky but not cheap body....

Sluggish performance with heavy operations; not suitable for hardcore gamers. Only 16GB of internal storage, though it does have a microSD slot. Comes in just one flavor: boring gray

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Jared Newman (pcworld.com)

Alcatel Idol 3 review: Not a bad phone for not a lot of cash

 

At $250 unlocked, the Idol 3 costs less than half the price of a high-end smartphone. But it's not half-bad.

Camera quality tends to be the Achilles heel of cheap phones, and that includes the Idol 3. The phone’s 13-megapixel shooter is capable of decent photos, but you need steady hands, and the results always looked more yellow than the iPhone 6 Plus and...

May, 2015

Expert review by: Dan Seifert (theverge.com)

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 review

 

Smartphones are expensive. For many of us, they are the most important devices in our lives, justifying their cost. But there's no ignoring the fact that most smartphones you buy cost $600, $700,...

Dirt cheap ; Great display ; All-day battery

Can be slow at times ; It’s plastic ; Camera can be slow

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2910
Battery recharge time:2.5
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):600
Standby time (3G):600
Talk time (2G):13
Talk time (3G):13

Call management

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

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:2
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):13
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:8
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Gold / Grey / Silver
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:14
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor: Yes
Pixel density:401
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

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

Memory

Internal RAM:2

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, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, Vorbis, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis / MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Speakers:STEREO
Video formats supported:AVC, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VP8 / DIVX, H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8 / MPEG4
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB, EFR, FR, HR

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G:No / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100 / 900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA / HSPA, HSPA+ / UMTS
4G: Yes
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.0 / 5.0.2
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

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

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Coprocessor: Yes
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.5 / 2.5
Processor Model:615 / MSM 8939

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.0 / 5.0.2

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:2048
Internal ROM:16
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32
Maximum memory card size:128
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Built-in memory capacity:16
Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play / Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube
Internal Memory:2
UMTS bands supported:800,900,1800,1900
User memory:10

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.4 / 7.51
Height :15.3 / 7.4
Weight:141
Width:15.3 / 7.51