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Alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)



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In a nutshell

  • Flip the phone upside down with a completely reversible screen
  • Get the perfect picture with a high resolution 13MP camera
  • Play great quality music with two powerful speakers
  • Watch videos on the beautiful HD screen, even in bright sunlight

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“The Idol 3 is three times as nice – offering great sound quality, a Full HD screen and powerful cameras.”

What Users Say

4.8 based on

  • Operating System

    Android Lollipop (v5.0.2)

  • Battery

    Up to 13 hours talktime

  • Camera

    13 Megapixels

  • Storage

  • Display

    5.5 inches

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Design & display

Answer calls upside down

With a screen that’s 100% reversible, you can do what you want at any angle. Even when you’re making or receiving a call you can use the Idol 3 (5.5) upside down, so that you never have to waste time figuring out which way is up.

High definition screen

Scroll back through your photos and watch catch up on TV on the go with the super HD display. With sharp detail and bright colours even on a sunny day, you never have to worry about losing quality on the screen.

Easy on the eye

All about the details, the Idol 3 (5.5) has a premium metallic finish with narrow borders and a super slim frame. Lightweight and ultra-compact, it looks and feels amazing.


Take the perfect selfie

Capture your best angle with the high resolution front camera, which has a wide viewing angle so you can make sure no one’s left out of the picture. And with fast Face Focus you can get great photos in moments without worrying about blur.

Two quality cameras

With 13MP in the rear camera and 8MP up front, the Idol 3 (5.5) is perfect for keeping your Instagram posts in great shape. 

Under the hood

Powering everything you do

Inside the Idol 3 (5.5) is the Snapdragon 615 processor - designed to deliver energy-efficiency and a powerful performance.

Enough battery to go all day

A reliable 2910mAh battery offers up to 13 hours of power on a full charge, so that you can play games, listen to music and speak to your friends all day. 

Other features

Cinema style sound

Powerful speakers on the front offer the best possible quality for your music with a 3D effect, so that you can enjoy the true sound of everything from radio and YouTube to podcasts.



The box contains

  • Device
  • User manual
  • Headphones
  • USB cable


  • Dimensions

    • 152.7 x 75.1 x 7.4 mm

    • 141 grams

  • Body

    • Micro

  • Calls & Messages

    • Dual band

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android Lollipop

  • Apps

    • Google play

  • Battery

    • 2910 mAh

    • 13 hours

  • Connectivity

    • DLNA

  • Camera

    • LED

    • 1080p

    • 8 megapixels

    • 13 megapixels

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 128 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53

    • 1.5 GHz

    • 1.5 GHz

    • 2 GB

  • Display

    • Full HD

    • 401 ppi

    • 1080 x 1920p

    • IPS LCD capaciative touchscreen, 16M colours

    • 5.5 inches


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