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

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2016, February
Status Available. Released 2016, July
BODY Dimensions 153.9 x 75.4 x 7 mm (6.06 x 2.97 x 0.28 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – 6070K
DISPLAY Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~71.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 10 fingers
PLATFORM OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
CPU Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 510
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps
Secondary 8 MP, 1080p, LED flash
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
– Hi-Fi audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host
FEATURES Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– 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
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 420 h (2G) / Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 13 h (2G) / Up to 13 h (3G)
MISC Colors Gold, 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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