Windows-powered Alcatel Idol 4S launched last year is one of the few smartphones running Windows 10 on the market. After a year since its release, you will find it on sale in the UK under a brand new name: Alcatel Idol 4 Pro.
This device is the third model of the Idol 4S. There’s also an Android version powered by a Snapdragon 652 SoC and a BlackBerry version called the DTEK 60 with a Snapdragon 820 chip.
Alcatel Idol 4 Pro specs and features
The device has a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display protected by a 2.5D Dragontrail Glass. The display features an oleophobic coating and a viewing angle of 180 degrees. The Idol 4 Pro has 4GB of RAM paired with 64GB of storage space and a MicroSD card slot that accepts cards of maximum 512GB.
The back camera has a 21MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.2. the front camera has 8MP and it can record in 2K at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps, and 720p at 120fps.
The device features dual stereo speakers, a smart amplifier and a dedicated audio chipset for Hi-Fi audio. It also has Bluetooth 4.1 connection, a nano-SIM card slot, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It has a 3000mAh battery which supports Quick Charge.
The Idol 4 Pro is a flagship Windows 10 smartphone, therefore, supports Microsoft Continuum. All you have to do is hook up the phone to a Continuum accessory and pair it with a monitor, mouse, and keyboard and you’ll have a Windows 10-powered PC.
Pricing and availability
You can find the Alcatel Idol 4 Pro at £419.99 ($548.25). It also comes in Gold. Users from the US can purchase it from Amazon for £210.65 ($275), and they’ll also get a pair of Alcatel branded VR goggles with the device. If you’re planning on purchasing it there, you will have to make sure that the bands work with your network provider.
These are the supported bands:
- GSM Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900;
- UMTS Bands: 1, 2, 4, 5;
- LTE Bands: 2, 4, 12, 5, 7, 17.
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