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Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ & OneTouch Idol Alpha launched in Malaysia

Alcatel launched the OneTouch Idol X+ & OneTouch Idol Alpha in Malaysia last week. The Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ is price at RM1299 while the OneTouch Idol Alpha has a retail price of RM1099.

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The OneTouch Idol X+has a 5” Full HD 441ppi display and 13.1 Mpxl 1080p camera with an Octa Core 2 GHz processor and 2GB RAM. Alcatel said that the new processor increases battery efficiency in which it reduces 18% in power consumption versus a quad core chip when decoding Full HD video.

Alcatel-IDOL X+

Key specification of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+:


COLOUR Spin Black & Spin White
DIMENSIONS 140.4 x 69.1 x 8.1 mm
DISPLAY 5” Full HD IPS 1080 x 1920 pixels

Black Crystal touch panel

Corning Gorilla glass 2

Oleophobic coating

OS Android 4.2.2
BANDS Dual Sim Dual Standby, Micro SIM (Hot swap), EAP SIM

GSM Quadband (850/900/1800/1900)

UMTS 900/2100


21Mbps DL, 5.76Mbps UL

CPU Octa Core 2 GHz
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display

5 GHz dual band

GPS with A-GPS

Bluetooth 4.0 A2DP

CAMERAS 13.1 Mpxl AF with LED flash

LTL Panorama

Video stabilization

Digital zoom

1080p HD Video capture & playback

2 Mpxl 1080p Full HD front camera

Video codecs: H.265, H.264, H.263,


MEMORY Internal memory: 16GB EMCP + 2GB RAM

                             (32GB – TBA in Malaysia)

End user: 12.3GB

BATTERY Battery lithium 2500mAh

Talk time: 20h(2G) / 12h(3G)

Standby time: 320h(2G) / 240h(3G)

OTHERS JBL in-ear stereo earphones

Boom Band

RRP MYR 1,299


For a limited time, IDOL X+ is also bundled with a Bluetooth-enabled wristband fitness tracker called BOOMBand for the Malaysia market. BOOMBand uses an LED system to pass on notifications to Idol X+ via a companion app. The tracker monitors movement and sleep, plus it will warn user if it loses contact with the phone.

BOOMBand features include:

  • Connect easily via Bluetooth 4.0
  • Vibrate rapidly when user is away from phone
  • Automatic steps and calories calculation
  • Tracks hours slept and record
  • Gentle vibrating morning alarm

A JBL earphones are also included in the box.

As for the OneTouch Idol Alpha, Alcatel said that users will be attracted from the first glance of the device with its unique and sleek design which stands out from the market. It mixes metal case, curves and translucent edges to create a device out of current categories. This innovative design is ideal for both business and casual use. Its unique design and great performance of Quad Core 1.2 GHz simply attract everyone’s eyes.

Specifications of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol Alpha:


DIMENSIONS 138 x 66.6 x 7.5 mm
WEIGHT 117.4g
DISPLAY 4.7”  HD IPS (1280 x 720)

Oleophobic coating

Dragontrail Glass

Black crystal touch panel

Full lamination

Multi-touch 10 points

OS Android 4.2.2
BANDS Single Sim, Micro SIM, EAP SIM

GSM 850/900/1800/1900

UMTS 900/2100

42 Mbps DL / 11 Mbps UL

CPU Quad core 1.2 GHz
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display)


Bluetooth 4.0 A2DP

CAMERAS 13.1 Mpxl with autofocus

1080p video capture and playback

1.3Mpxl front camera 720p HD

MEMORY Internal: 16GB EMMC / 1GB

End user: 13.3GB


Stand by time 720h(2G) / 360h(3G)

Talk time 20h(2G) / 10h(3G)

OTHERS DLNA, FM Radio (RDS), HD Voice, and Wi-Fi Display
RRP MYR 1,099

Both smartphones are now available via Alcatel dealers nationwide.

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