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Alcatel One Touch Idol X / Alactel OT-6040D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 164 reviews of Alcatel One Touch Idol X / Alactel OT-6040D. 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. Reviews about the size and price are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the battery. Many are negative about the reception.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel One Touch Idol X / Alactel OT-6040D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Alcatel One Touch Idol X / Alactel OT-6040D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Alcatel One Touch Idol X / Alactel OT-6040D from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and price. The usability and design also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the screen.

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

This summary is based on the products: Alactel ONETOUCH Idol X+ Smartphone - BlackAlactel ONETOUCH Idol X+ Smartphone - Black

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Alexander Willcox (techradar.com)

Alcatel One Touch Idol X review

 

A mid-price, high spec smartphone

Super slim design ; Decent camera ; Good HD display ; Snappy processor

No expandable storage ; No 4G or NFC ; No update from Android 4.2 ; Lack of app draw

Ratings in depth On paper the Alcatel One Touch Idol X looks amazing value for money, but in reality can it hold its ground when compared to its rivals? Will it party with the stars or is it more likely to fall into the pile of devices which fail to...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Evan Kypreos (trustedreviews.com)

Alcatel One Touch Idol X

 

Hands-on: A great value 5-inch, Full HD smartphone from an unlikely source.

It's safe to say that we were impressed with the One Touch Idol X prototype we got our hands on and with a potential price of under £250 (TBC) it looks to be an absolute bargain. The four colour options and sleekness of design will appeal to the style...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: (mobile-review.com)

Обзор смартфона Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+

 

Обновление для модели Idol X – восьмиядерный процессор MTK, та же 13-мегапиксельная камера и HD-экран. Любопытное решение для флагмана

С точки зрения качества связи никаких нареканий к аппарату нет, громкость звонка отличная, его слышно даже из сумки. Виброзвонок за счет толщины корпуса ощущается необычно, его часто не замечаешь. Никаких нареканий к качеству передачи речи нет.

Feb, 2014

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

Review: Alcatel OneTouch Idol X

 

I have been surprised and impressed by the Alcatel OneTouch Idol X. This smartphone is one of the lighter devices in its class but it offers a great feature set for the price and is a superb first salvo from Alcatel.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Mobile Choice UK (mobilechoiceuk.com)

Alcatel One Touch Idol X review - An Idol worth worshipping?

 

Dual SIM; Bright, sharp screen; Slender, colourful design

No 4G; Occasionally glitchy; Iffy battery life

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ Smartphone Review

 

Pocket Idol. The One Touch Idol X+ is Alcatel's newest flagship model. Those looking for LTE, a super-fast CPU and expandable storage will be disappointed. Still, we are quite fond of this 5-inch device. Read on to find out why.

Lightweight chassis., Two SIM ports., Reliable, quick GPS module., Great Wi-Fi reception quality., Fine speech quality., Decent camera., Bright IPS panel., Low heat emissions., Decent battery life., Alcatel has managed to rid the Idol X of some of its...

Prone to smudges on the screen., Sometimes sub-par build quality., SIM cards not easy to insert., Slow 3G module., No LTE., Bluish tint., High power consumption., The chassis is actually a lot worse than that of the Idol X

May, 2014

Expert review by: Daniel P. (phonearena.com)

Alcatel One Touch Idol X Review

 

Alcatel is back to cooking Android phones with a vengeance, and its One Touch Idol X is shaped to be one of the most affordable and well-equipped Full HD 5-inchers, not to mention the dual SIM option it offers. From this season's flagship specs list...

Very light, compact and affordable 5-incher ; Excellent Full HD display ; Hot-swap dual SIM support ; Good call quality

Weak processor for graphically intensive tasks

Alcatel has managed to produce an excellent handset with the One Touch Idol X – it is the thinnest, lightest and one of the cheapest 5” handsets with Full HD displays, which are all the rage these days.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+

 

As an updated version of the One Touch Idol X, reviews indicate that Alcatel once again proves that you don't have to be a mainstream flagship phone to offer great performance. While it might not keep up with the latest devices, it certainly seems to...

Bright, crisp display, Long battery life, Excellent audio output

Inconsistent camera quality

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones (digit.in)

Alcatel One Touch Idol X 6040D

 

Alcatel One Touch Idol X 6040D smartphone has a 5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution with 441 ppi pixel density. It has 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card slot....

Mar, 2014

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2000 / 2500
Battery recharge time:2.5 / 3
Battery technology:Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:36
Standby time (2G):320 / 650
Standby time (3G):240 / 600
Talk time (2G):20 / 27
Talk time (3G):12 / 16

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
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
Camera resolution:4208 x 3120
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):13.1
Maximum frame rate:30
Multi-shot: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:4208 x 3120
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13.1
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Self-timer: Yes
Smile detection: Yes
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 1080p, 2160p
Video stabilizer: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.584
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Head SAR (EU):0.264
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.264 / 0.584

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Grey / Red / White / Yellow
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:12.7
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1080 x 1920 / 1920 x 1080
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: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, APE, FLAC, MIDI, MP2 / AAC, AAC+, AMR, APE, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3 / AAC, AAC+, AMR, APE, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, RealAudio, Vorbis / AAC, AAC+, AMR, APE, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, Vorbis
Document formats supported:PDF
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Speakers:Mono
Supported video modes:1080p, 2160p / 2160p
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, XVID
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, Xvid / H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VP8, XVID
Voice codecs:AMR / 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
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location: Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS / HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS / HSDPA, UMTS / UMTS
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / MiniSIM
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

Other features

Java technology: Yes
Ringer type:MP3

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery charger included: Yes
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:4.2 / 4.2 Jelly Bean / Jelly Bean 4.2
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Games, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Games, Notes, To-do list / Games / Games, Recorder
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Themes, Widgets / Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Postpaid
Support for contact groups: Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
vCard: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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

Processor

Processor Cores:4 / 8
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1.5 / 2
Processor Model:MTK6592

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.2 / 4.2 Jelly Bean / Jelly Bean 4.2
vCard: Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / No
Internal RAM:2048
Internal RAM type:DDR2
Internal storage capacity:12.7 / 16
USB mass storage: Yes
User memory:12.3

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription / Postpaid

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search
Scratch resistant: Yes
UMTS bands supported:900,2100
User memory:12.3

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14 / 6.9 / 7.9 / 8.1
Height :14 / 7.9
Weight:125 / 130
Width:6.75 / 6.91