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Alcatel Launches One Touch Hero and Idol Series Smartphones in India

Alcatel has been considering the Indian smartphone arena has a launch-pad to announce a series of its offerings. Following the launch of its octa-core smartphone dubbed Alcatel One Touch Idol X+, the firm has come up with a slew of handsets. On Wednesday, the vendor has announced the launch of the One Touch Hero phablet and a series of Idol devices such as Idol X, Idol S and Idol mini.


Detailing the specifications of the One Touch Hero, the high-end smartphone flaunts an enormous 6 inch FHD display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. Like the other handsets with such large displays, this one also supports a stylus for easier operation. The handset comes equipped with a 1.5 GHz quad-core Mediatek MT6589 processor paired with 2 GB of RAM. There is 16 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded externally by another 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card. Other goodies onboard include a 3,400 mAh battery, a 13 MP primary snapper and a 2 MP front-facing selfie camera.

Coming to the Idol series smartphones, the Idol X features a 5 inch edge-to-edge FHD display and quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. There is a 13 MP primary camera and a 2,000 mAh battery onboard.

The Idol S features a 4.7 inch HD display and comes with 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of expandable internal storage space. Also, there is an 8 MP primary snapper along with a 1.3 MP front-facer.

The low-end Idol Mini comes with a 4.3 inch FWVGA display with 512 MB of RAM and a standard 4 GB of expandable storage capacity. Other goodies include a 5 MP primary camera and a VGA front-facer for making basic video calls.

These Idol series handsets are priced starting from Rs 10,000 and the One Touch Hero is priced at Rs 30,000.

Key Specs

Model Alcatel One Touch Hero Alcatel Idol X Alcatel Idol S Alcatel Idol Mini
Display 6 inch, FHD 5 inch, FHD 4.7 inch, HD 4.3 inch, FWVGA
Processor 1.5 GHz Quad Core Mediatek MT6589 1.5 GHz Quad Core Mediatek MT6589 1.2 GHz Dual Core MediaTek MT6577 1.2 GHz Dual Core MediaTek MT6577
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB 512 MB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB 8 GB/ 16 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB 4 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB 4 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Camera 13 MP/ 2 MP 13 MP/ 2 MP 8 MP/ 1.3 MP 5 MP/ VGA
Battery 3,400 mAh 2,000 mAh 2,000 mAh 1,700 mAh
Price Rs 30,000


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.View Author posts