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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) Specs & Price

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) is the smaller of the Idol 3 range with a brilliant 4.7-inch display. This dual-SIM device is targeted at the mid-range segment of the market.

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3

Hardware & Software

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) is a sleek smartphone measuring just 7.55 mm thickness. It is fitted with a 4.7-inch IPS display with an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

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This variant of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, backed by 1GB RAM. The dual-SIM smartphone has 16GB on-board storage memory, which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.

In the camera department, the smaller Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 has a 13-megapixel sensor on the rear and 5-megapixel in front. A battery with a capacity of 2000mAh is provided.

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 run on the latest Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating system. It comes preloaded with games and apps, including the unique OneTouch Mix app which turns you into a mobile DJ of sort. It also comes with dual front-facing speakers.

One of the cool features of Alcatel Idol 3 is that it is completely reversible, meaning you can make use of the smartphone even when turned upside down. Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) is expected to start at $200.

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Pricing and availability

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) is not available in Nigeria. Alcatel does not currently offer phones in Nigeria so the availability of this phone in the country is in doubt. If and when available, Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) Price in Nigeria is expected at around N40,000.

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 410)
  • GPU: Adreno 306
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Colours: Multiple Colours
  • Dimension: 134.6 x 65.9 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby (Single SIM option)


  • Display: 4.7-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (312ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging, Panorama, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage (8GB for Single SIM model)
  • Memory Card Support: up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21 Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, Mp3, Midi, WAV, AAC
  • Video Player: Yes, 3GP, Mp4
  • FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes (Front facing Speakers)
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: No
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: No

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: No (download at store)
  • Video Editor: No (download at store)
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2000 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Standby Time:
  • Talktime:

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7) Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: April 14th, 2016

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