Alcatel Idol 4 Specs & Price

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Alcatel Idol 4 is the regular variant and smaller brother of the impressive Idol 4S. The more-affordable smartphone, which is also multimedia-focused, comes with a Full HD display, an octa-core processor, decent memory, and Android Marshmallow OS.

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Alcatel One Touch Idol 4

Design and Display

Flaunting a sleek and elegant design, the Alcatel Idol 4 has a body made of premium materials – metal and glass. It parades an appealing svelte profile at just 7.1mm thick. You are also likely going to be impressed by its weight of 135 grams.

The phone sports a smaller 5.2-inch display, compared to the 5.5-inch behemoth on the OneTouch Idol 4S. This bright IPS LPTS touchscreen boasts a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels for superb wide-angle viewing.

Camera and Storage

The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4 is fitted with a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera which is accompanied by dual-tone LED flash for great quality images.

This is paired with an amazing 8-megapixel front-facing shooter with flash and real-time face-detection feature for selfies you will love to share.

You will have 16 GB of onboard storage on the Alcatel Idol 4 for keeping your pictures and other stuffs. The storage space is expandable by a whopping 512 GB using a microSD card.

Performance and OS

You should expect the Alcatel Idol 4 to deliver powerful performance, although not at the same level as the Idol 4S. It is armed with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, with four cores running at 1.7 GHz and another four at 1.2 GHz.

The robust chip is paired with decent 2 GB of RAM and an Adreno 405 GPU. The mid-ranger boots Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system which provides users with the best of features and capabilities.

Other Features

A 2,610mAh battery supplies power to the Alcatel Idol 4. The juicer supports Quick Charge 2.0, with this enabling you get full charge in two hours. The phone comes with dual JBL stereo speakers that are intended to provide great sound, regardless of how you hold the device.

It also features the same multi-functional Boom Key that can be found on the Alcatel Idol 4S. The Idol 4 offers speedy 4G LTE connectivity.

Pricing and Availability

Alcatel One Touch Idol 4 is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Alcatel One Touch Idol 4 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N50,000 to N80,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.

Alcatel Idol 4 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Alcatel Idol 4:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Processor: ARM Cortex-A53 Octa-core 1.5 GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 405
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Black
  • Dimension: 147 x 72.5 x 7.1 mm
  • Weight: 132 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Optional Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.2-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels, multi-touch
  • Display Protection: LTPS, OGS, Full lamination technology


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, HD Video 1080p @30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: MicroSD
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: Li-Ion 2610 mAh battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Alcatel Idol 4 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: October 13th, 2019
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