(Last Updated On: December 5, 2017)

Alcatel Idol 4S is a larger midrange Variant of the A lcatel Idol 4 with which it shares most of its design. The Alcatel Idol 4S is available in gold, gray, silver and rose gold with metal, and also features the innovative Boom Key.

When it comes to Specifications, the Alcatel Idol 4S is better equipped than the Alcatel Idol 4, It features a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display, powered by a Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor with a speed of 1.8GHz, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of expandable Memory.

Design and Display

The design features premium aluminium and glass, complemented by attractively rounded edges.The Alcatel Idol 4S’s 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED screen is one of its biggest selling points with stunning Quad HD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels with Trilumnos display. The body is slim at 6.99 mm and the weight is manageable at 149 grams.

Camera and Storage

The Alcatel Idol 4S packs a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash and touch focus and is good enough. At the front, there is also an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper with flash and real-time face beautification features for awesome selfies.

It has a CMOS Camera sensor with autofocus, face detection image stabilizers, and HDR videos recorder. Alcatel has baked Fyuse directly into the phone’s camera app. Fyuse is a nifty feature that lets you capture 360-degree photos and share them on Facebook, or via email.

The Idol 4S comes with 32GB of storage space, although only about 25GB of this is expected to be available and which can be upgraded by as much as 256GB using the phone’s microSD card slot. It means with this combination most users shouldn’t have to worry about running out of storage, if they have the cash to pick up a decent-sized card.

Performance and Power

The Alcatel Idol 4S is armed with a heavy-duty Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 chipset based on Cortex Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core processor.

The powerful octa-core CPU is assisted by ample 3 GB of RAM for fluid performance and high responsiveness. Alcatel Idol 4s runs Android Operating System version 6.0 serial of Marshmallow OS which allows you view content on the screen the right way, regardless of whether you keep it upside-down.

It comes with a 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with built-in expandable memory micro SD card slot Support up to 128GB. The Idol 4S is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery and a Quick Charge 2 with a maximum recharge time of 95 minutes.

Other Features

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB, 3G, 4G and it comes with additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Document viewer, Photo/video editor.

It also supports sensors like Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. The Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4s comes with Virtual Reality Content and a VR headset. With a pair of 3.6-watt JBL stereo speakers, Alcatel OneTouch idol 4S is built to deliver ear-friendly and exciting sound.

An interesting feature on the Alcatel Idol 4S is a ‘boom key’ as previously mentioned. The Boom Key is located at the right side of the device, which can be used for a number of controls such as: activating the speaker’s volume boost, music clarity improvement, launch the camera quickly or as a shutter key, in short it all depends on the context of your use on the Alcatel Idol 4S.

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4s Specs
Here are a few specs of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4s:
General Features

Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: MSM8976 1.8GHz + 1.4GHz octa-core
Memory: 1GB/3GB RAM
Dimension: 153 x 75.4 x 6.99 mm
Weight: 149 g
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
SIM Count: Dual Sim


Display: 5.5-inch QHD 1440 x 2560 pixels AMOLED
Display Protection:


Rear Camera: 16MP Camera, HD VIdeo 1080p @30fps
Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, Dual-tone LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Front Camera: 8MP Camera


Built-in Storage: 32GB
Memory Card Support:
Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

2G GSM: Yes
2G CDMA 1X: No
4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
4G LTE: Yes, up to 150 Mbps
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.2
NFC: Yes
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


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

Sensors & Control

Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: No
Proximity Sensor: No
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: No
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 3000 mAh battery
Standby Time:

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