The Alcatel One Touch Idol S is expected to launch in South Africa during Q1 2014 at a recommended retail price of R2,999, the company said during a press event on Wednesday, 30 October 2013.
It features a 4.7-inch 720p (720×1280) IPS display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, is powered by a 2,000mAh battery, and runs Android 4.2.
The Idol S also has an 8 megapixel rear camera, and 1.3MP front-facing camera.
According to Alcatel, the Idol S is in testing with the network operators for the next 3 months.
Pending the outcome of the testing, they expect the Idol S to become available during February or March 2014.
The key specifications of the device are as follows:
- Dimensions: 133.5 x 66.8 x 7.4mm
- Weight: 110g
- Display: 4.7″ 720p (720×1280) IPS
- Camera, Rear: 8MP
- Camera, Front: 1.3MP
- Operating system: Android 4.2
- Processor: 1.2GHz dual-core
- RAM: 1GB
- Network: HSPA+, LTE, Wi-Fi
- Storage, internal: 4GB (2GB user-addressable)
- Storage, expandable: Yes, microSD
- Battery: 2,000mAh