Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 set to launch on 10th Nov- See full spec

Introducing the Alcatel Idol 4S one of its kind from Alcatel, the device that look almost the same with the latest Blackberry DTEK60 is said to be coming with Windows 10 operation system as against Android 6.0

You might want to blame the resemblance on the fact that Alcatel manufactured BlackBerry DTEK60 that runs on Google Android OS with BlackBerry custom suite  apps, similarly there seems to be another version of Alcatel Idols 4S that runs on Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) spotting almost similar hardware with this

Although the company is yet to officially announce the launch of its Windows 10 phone  but it was spotted on a T-Mobile product page by TmoNews and Windows Central which has however been removed

According to the leak, it suggest intending buyers will be able to buy the Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 VR from T-Mobile with a starting price of $470 come 1oth of November

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Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 key Spec

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processors
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of storage.
  • 5.5 inch, 1080p AMOLED displays
  • 21MP rear camera
  • 8MP front camera

Interestingly, the Alcatel Idol 4S supports Microsoft’s Continuum for phone software and also comes with a USB Type-C port, the device support for 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1, likewise support 4G LTE

On the other hand the android version of this device comes with a 3gb of ram and runs Android 6.0.1 out of box, you can check below for the full spec of the Android version of Idol 4S

Alcatel Idol 4S Android version Full spec

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCHAnnounced2016, February
StatusAvailable. Released 2016, July
BODYDimensions153.9 x 75.4 x 7 mm (6.06 x 2.97 x 0.28 in)
Weight149 g (5.26 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – 6070K
DISPLAYTypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.5 inches (~71.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes, up to 10 fingers
PLATFORMOSAndroid OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
CPUOcta-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUAdreno 510
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal32 GB, 3 GB RAM
CAMERAPrimary16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video2160p@30fps
Secondary8 MP, 1080p, LED flash
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes
– Hi-Fi audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFCYes
RadioFM radio, RDS
USBmicroUSB v2.0, USB Host
FEATURESSensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
– Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
– XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
– Virtual Reality Goggles included
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Stand-byUp to 420 h (2G) / Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk timeUp to 13 h (2G) / Up to 13 h (3G)
MISCColorsGold, Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Metal Silver

We decided to publish the two spec so to eliminate confusion, as we have stated above the Idol 4S seems to come in both Android and Windows 10, although the company is yet to officially announced the Windows Edition of the device it however is expected to be launch on 10th of Nov. and might also be available on T-MOBILE for purchase with a starting price of about $470

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