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While some flagship devices enjoy excessive product unveiling, some others just prefer a quiet appearance in their manufacturer’s website. The new Alcatel One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini are two new additions to Alcatel’s One Touch smartphone lineup, both of which got officially listed on the company website without so much as a press conference unveiling.

Of the two new smartphones, the Alcatel One Touch Idol S is slimmer with a profile measuring only 7.4mm. It comes with decent specs that consist of a rear camera with 1080p recording capability, an unnamed 1.2GHz CPU, and IPS display. Users can also enjoy games right out of the box: Asphalt 7, Wonder Zoo, Little Big City, etc. Other features include LTE connectivity, advanced camera features, and mirror wireless display. Available color options are Slate, Cherry Red, and Fresh Rose.

Alcatel One Touch Idol S Specs

  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 4.7-inch IPS display (720×1280), ~312ppi
  • 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory (2GB usable as storage)
  • microSD support up to 32GB
  • 8-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • 1.3-megapixel front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • 3G, HSPA, LTE
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Dimensions: 133.5 x 66.8 x 7.4mm
  • Weight: 110g

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Related: Alcatel One Touch Idol Review

As an entry-level equivalent of the Idols S, the Alcatel Idol Mini still boasts a slim profile (7.9mm) and adequate hardware specs. Users can also opt for dual-SIM configuration, which also comes with double internal storage but without microSD expansion. Available color options for the Idol Mini are Slate, Cranberry Pink, and Silver.

Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini Specs

  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 4.3-inch IPS display (480×854), ~228ppi
  • 1.3GHz dual-core processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory (2GB usable as storage)
  • microSD support up to 32GB
  • 5-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • VGA front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 3G, HSPA+
  • Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Dimensions: 127.1 x 62 x 7.9mmx
  • Weight: 96g

Pricing information and availability is not yet available for both devices. However, we might learn more details about the Alcatel One Touch Idol S and Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini, along with other anticipated tech gadgets, in the upcoming IFA 2013 tech show in Berlin.



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