• Apple iPhone 4S vs Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE vs Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Motorola Alcatel
Announced October 2011 July 2012 January 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - August 2012 Available - April 2013
Colors Black, White Black Red, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
126.5 x 66 x 13.7 mm
(4.98 x 2.6 x 0.54 in)
134.4 x 68.5 x 6.5 mm
(5.29 x 2.7 x 0.26 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 170.1 g (6.0.04 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 1900 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dragon Trail Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 1.5 GHz Dual-core 1.2 GHz, MTK 6577
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 - PowerVR SXG531T
RAM 512 MB 1 GB N/A
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB storage 16 GB storage, 1 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.3 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 61.12% 66.35%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes no
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, HD [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes No Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps Rev.A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE HSDPA 7.2Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML HTML

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16 GB storage, 1 GB
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB No

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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 1785 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 220 h Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 7 h 30 min Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)