Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) Specs & Price

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) is the phablet variant of the OneTouch Idol 3 (4.7). Both phones offer a similar design, but the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) offers a bigger and more brilliant display with more power and performance.

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3

Hardware & Software

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) flaunts a 5.5-inch IPS screen with an amazing 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. This larger model uses a more powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor capable of speeds of up to 1.5GHz.

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) is surprisingly slightly thinner than its smaller brother at 7.4mm. It comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage memory and support for 4G LTE. Internal storage is expandable up to 128GB with a microSD.

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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) sports a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash on the rear and an 8-megapixel snapper on the front. The battery is also more powerful at 2910mAh.

Both variants of Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 run on the latest Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating system with dual front-facing speakers. Like its smaller variant, Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5) can be used even when turned upside down.

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Despite having greater features the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) is costs just $50 more than the 4.7-inch model.

Pricing and availability

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) 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 (5.5) Price in Nigeria is expected at around N50,000.

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) Phablet:

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General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core and 1.0GHz quad-core Processors (Snapdragon 615)
  • GPU: Adreno 405
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Colours: Multiple Colours
  • Dimension: 152.7 x 75.1 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby (Single SIM option)


  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, HDR, Geo-tagging, Panorama, Face Detection
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB Storage (16GB 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 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 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: 2910 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Standby Time:
  • Talktime: Up to 13 hours
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 29th, 2019
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