• Alcatel One Touch Idol X vs Alcatel One Touch Idol vs HTC Desire 500

Phone Comparison - Alcatel One Touch Idol X vs Alcatel One Touch Idol vs HTC Desire 500

general General Info

Manufacturer Alcatel Alcatel HTC
Announced February 2013 January 2013 July 2013
Status Coming Soon - Q1 2013 Available - May 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Blue, Black, Red, Yellow Silver, Slate, Pink, Red, Yellow Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 7.1 mm thick
(0.28 in thick)
133 x 67.5 x 7.9 mm
(5.24 x 2.66 x 0.31 in)
131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight - 109 g (3.84 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - Dragon Trail Glass -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) with HTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Dual-core 1 GHz, MTK 6577+ Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200
GPU - - Adreno 203
RAM N/A N/A 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 2.4 GB / 13.3 GB (dual SIM version) storage, 512 MB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB (dual SIM version) microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.66 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (236 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 66.89% 59.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP / 13 MP, autofocus 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, 1/3.2' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p Yes Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB 2.4 GB / 13.3 GB (dual SIM version) storage, 512 MB 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB (dual SIM version) microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 1800 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by - Up to 415 h (2G)
Up to 410 h (3G)
Up to 435 h (2G)
Up to 401 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 7 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 3 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 17 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 1 min (3G)