• 5" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 2GB
    MT6589 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13.1-MP 1 Rear Camera
  • 2000 mAh

The Alcatel Idol X phone has a 5-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 13.1MP main camera and a 2.1MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2000 mAh and the main processor is a MT6589 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductAlcatel Idol X (Launched 2013-02-01)
Display5" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13.1-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2.1-MP
  • MT6589 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (32GB max.)
Battery2000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 130g (4.6oz), 140.4x67.5x6.9 mm (5.53 x 2.66 x 0.27 inches)
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio72.7%
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2000 mAh
Talk Time11 hours
Music Playback Time36 hours
Processor BrandMediatek
Processor NameMT6589
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size32GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.2.1
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR EU Head0.26 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.58 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Alcatel Idol X Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

No. the Alcatel Idol X does not appear to be water-proof as we do not find an IP-Rating.
No, the Alcatel Idol X does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Abroad. We mostly track USA data.
No, the Alcatel Idol X resolution of (1920x1080) is not defined as 4K.
No, the Alcatel Idol X is not capable of Wireless Charging.
No, the Alcatel Idol X does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
No, the Alcatel Idol X does not seem to work on 4G-LTE networks.
No, the Alcatel Idol X is not a 5G handset.
No, the Alcatel Idol X is not a USB-C device.
No, the Alcatel Idol X's battery cannot be removed.

Alcatel Idol X Specs & Speed Benchmarks

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better