Alcatel One Touch Idol X Apple iPhone 4

Alcatel One Touch Idol X vs Apple iPhone 4

Alcatel One Touch Idol X

Reasons to consider the One Touch Idol X

3.5G, Google Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1920x1080 vs 960x640 Around 3.5x higher resolution screen
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
Camera resolution Much higher resolution camera 13 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with more than 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 329 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 90% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 5.0" vs 3.5" Around 90% larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Standby time More standby time 18.3 days vs 12.5 days Around 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Thickness Thinner 7 mm vs 9 mm More than 20% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 120 g vs 137 g More than 10% lighter
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 2048 MB vs 512 MB 4x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Apple iPhone 4

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4

3.5G, Apple iOS 4.3.1
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Talk time Slightly more talk time 14 hours vs 11 hours Around 30% more talk time per battery charge


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Idol X440 PPI
iPhone 4329 PPI
Thickness Thin
Idol X7 mm
iPhone 49 mm
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Idol X16 GB
iPhone 432 GB
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Idol X1920x1080
iPhone 4960x640
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Idol X13 MP
iPhone 45 MP
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Idol XAndroid App Market
iPhone 4iPhone App Store
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Idol XAndroid App Market
iPhone 4iPhone App Store
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
Screen type Both have LCD screens, not as bright and vivid as most
LCD screens is generally not as bright or as vivid as OLED
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Size Fairly small
Idol X140x67x7 mm
iPhone 458x114x9 mm
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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