Alcatel Idol 5S is the most superior one of the three phones Alcatel launched today along with Alcatel A50 and Alcatel A30 Plus. Priced at $279.99 that is approximately Rs. 18,100, Idol 5S comes out of the box running Android 7.1 Nougat operating system. It features a Full HD 5.5 inch Dragontrail 2.5D curved glass display offering 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. It also has a Fingerprint sensor adding extra layer of security to the phone and information stored on it.
Alcatel has powered Idol 5S with 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor accompanied by Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB of RAM which seems pretty good for smoother multitasking and faster performance. As per storage, the phone has onboard 32GB memory with support of up to 512GB microSD card for expansion.
For photography fans, Alcatel Idol 5S has a 12 Megapixel rear camera powered with PDAF, CAF, OmniVision OV12870 sensor, dual-tone LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture. On the front facing we get an 8 Megapixel Selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, 78-degree wide-angle lens and OmniVision OV8865 sensor offering you stunning Selfies.
The new Idol 5S also seems good in connectivity with support of almost all major connectivity options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type C. Alcatel has backed it up with 2620mAh battery.
Alcatel Idol 5S Specifications:
- Android 7.1 Nougat OS
- 5.5 inch Full HD Dragontrail 2.5D curved glass display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- Fingerprint sensor
- 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 3GB of RAM
- 32GB internal storage memory, Expandable up to 512GB using microSD card
- 12 Megapixel rear camera with PDAF, CAF, OmniVision OV12870 sensor, dual-tone LED Flash and f/2.0 aperture
- 8 Megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 78-degree wide-angle lens and OmniVision OV8865 sensor
- 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type C
- 2620mAh battery
From here you can download the latest Alcatel PC suite and USB Driver for your new Adol 5S smartphone. Both these are free tools and takes just one click to get on your desktop. PC suite not only lets you transfer data between devices but also lets you share mobile internet to PCs over USB, lets you Backup and Restore the entire phone anytime without loosing even a single file, lets you Sync information from phone to PC and clouds, lets you sync your pictures, videos, and music files between phone and PC, and do much more. USB driver on other hand is as essential as PC suite because without drivers, no computer will detect your phone. It is also required while performing development tasks like installing Custom ROMs or while Rooting your Alcatel Idol 5S.