Phone Comparison - alcatel Idol 3 (4.7) vs alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

alcatel Idol 3 (4.7)
alcatel idol 3 (4.7)
alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)
alcatel idol 3 (5.5)
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general General Info

Manufacturer alcatel alcatel
Announced March 2015 March 2015
Status Available - June 2015 Available - June 2015
Colors Various Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 134.6 x 65.9 x 7.6 mm
(5.3 x 2.59 x 0.3 in)
152.7 x 75.1 x 7.4 mm
(6.01 x 2.96 x 0.29 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 141 g (4.97 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - EMEA LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 306 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 1.5 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.86% 72.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio, RDS FM radio, RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, f/2.0 [Similar] 13 MP, f/2.0 [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/3" Sensor Size, 1.12 µm Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 1/3" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM/ 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM (Dual SIM model) 16 GB, 2 GB RAM/ 32 GB, 2 GB RAM (Dual SIM model)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 2910 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - Up to 13 h (2G)
Up to 13 h (3G)