Alcatel Idol 5S Price and Specifications.

Alcatel Idol 5S is the successor of the Alcatel Idol 5. It comes in sleek body design, with a premium look, nice cameras, and ample RAM.

Alcatel Idol 5S
Key Features of Alcatel Idol 5S.

  • Screen size 5.2-inch IPS Display.
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (423ppi)
  • Processor Octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 MT6757 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • OS Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Internal storage 32GB built-in Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • Camera 12MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • Support 4G LTE Data (up to 150Mbps download)
  • Support Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery 2850 mAh Li-ion Battery

Where to buy Alcatel Idol 5S
Buy on Jumia

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Design and Display.


The Alcatel Idol 5S rocks a flashy design. The dark gray color it comes with makes the smartphone looks exceptional. Just take a quick glance at the front you will see the dual front-facing loudspeaker. surely this phone will attract more Buyers with its appearance.

The 5.2inch Alcatel Idol 5S has an IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels and density of about 423ppi.
expect to get quality images from this device.

The camera.


The Alcatel Idol 5S fancy a 12MP sensor for taking great shots with a f/2.0 aperture size, phase detection autofocus, and dual tone flash.
For selfies, it has an 8MP sensor.

Hardware and Software.

The Alcatel Idol 5S boast more powerful processor than the Alcatel Idol 5. It has an octa-core processor of MediaTek Helio P20 chipset that runs at speeds up to 2.35 GHz. 3GB of RAM and ARM Mali-T880 GPU is also there to gives their maximum support to the smartphone.


The onboard storage is 32GB you can still expand it to 256GB using microSD card.

The Alcatel Idol 5S runs on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system.

Alcatel Idol 5S
Other Features.

The 2,850 mAh battery is what supplies power to the Alcatel Idol 5S. Don’t feel disappointed, The phone promise to hold power up to hours of talk time.

On the rear is a fingerprint scanner. It also supports 4G LTE network and other tons of connectivity such as a dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and a reversible USB Type-C port.

Price of Alcatel Idol 5S.

Alcatel Idol 5S will sell in the United States at a price of $250.

In Nigeria, Alcatel Idol 5S price will range from 90,000 Naira to 120,000 Naira depending on your location.

In Ghana, Alcatel Idol 5S will be around GH? 1,170.

In Kenya, Alcatel Idol 5S is expected to be around 27,900 KSh.

General features of Alcatel Idol 5S

Here are the few Features and specs of Alcatel Idol 5S
Operating System: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Internal memory: 32GB
External memory: Yes up to 256GB.
Processor: 2.35 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 & 1.65GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 (Mediatek Helio P20 MT6757)
Dimension: 148.6 x 72 x 7.5 mm (5.85 x 2.83 x 0.30 in).
GPU: Mali-T880 MP2.
SIM Type: Single SIM, Nano-SIM
weight: 147 g.
Screen size: 5.2 inches.
Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels.
Screen protection: Oleophobic coating
Screen Resolution Density: 424 ppi.
Display Type: IPS LCD, 16M colors.
LED flash: Yes.
Dark gray.
Rear: 12 MP Camera, f/2.0,1080p HD Video@30fps.
Front: 8MP Camera, f/2.0
LED flash: Yes Rear with Phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1/2.8? sensor size, 1.25µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
2G GSM: Yes
3G WCDMA: Yes.
4G LTE.Yes LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct.
wi-fi hotspot: Yes.
Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2, A2DP, LE.
GPS: Yes.
Infrared Blaster: No.
Bluetooth tethering: Yes.
USB Tethering: Yes.
USB port: Yes 2.0, USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go.
HSPA+: Yes.
GPRS: Yes.
EDGE: Yes.
4G LTE: Yes LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps.
Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac.
Video player: Xvid/MP4.264.
FM Radio: Yes.
Loudspeaker: Yes.
Ear Phone jack: Yes.
Instant Messaging: Yes.
SMS, MMS: Yes.
Push Email: Yes.
fingerprint: Yes.
Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes.
Proximity Sensor: Yes.
Light Sensor: Yes.
Barometer: No.
Heart Rate Monitor: No.
Gyroscope: Yes.
Iris Scanner: No.
Face Unlock: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes.
Voice Control: Yes.
Other features
Water Resistant: No.
Dust Resistant: No
Wireless Charging: No.
Video Streaming: Yes.
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.
Capacity: 2850 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non Removable).
Talk Time: Up to 18 hours
Standby Time: up to 500 hours
Browsing Time: Up to 500 hours (2G), Up to 500 hours (3G).
Music play Time: -.
Charging Time:
fast charging: Yes


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