The Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S follow up from last year's surprise mid-range hits, the Idol 3 4.7 and 5.5. But as so many OEMs have done in 2016, metal has replaced plastic, with an emphasis on build quality and performance.
|Category||Idol 4||Idol 4S|
|Operating System||Android 6.0.1||Android 6.0.1|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
4x 1.7Ghz Cortex-A53
4x 1.2Ghz Cortex-A53
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
4x 1.8Ghz Cortex-A72
4x 1.4Ghz Cortex-A53
|Display||5.2-inch 1080p LTPS IPS||5.5-inch QHD LTPS IPS|
|Rear Camera||13MP, f/2.0, PDAF||16MP, f/2.0, PDAF|
|Front Camera||8MP, front flash||8MP, front flash|
|Storage||16GB, microSD expandable||32GB, microSD expandable|
|Qualcomm Quick Charge||2.0||2.0|
|Battery||2610 mAh||3000 mAh|
|SIM||Dual nano-SIM||Dual nano-SIM|
|Audio||Front-facing stereo speakers||Front-facing stereo speakers|
|Connectivity||Micro-USB v2.0||Micro-USB v2.0|
|Dimensions||147 x 72.5 x 7.1 mm||153.9 x 75.4 x 6.99 mm|
|Colors||Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Metal Silver||Gold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Metal Silver|
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