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Alcatel Idol S / OT-6034

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Alcatel Idol S / OT-6034. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the connectivity and screen. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the reliability. Views about the portability and battery are mixed.

price, design, usability, screen, connectivity


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Alcatel Idol S / OT-6034 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 144 reviews)

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Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (

Alcatel One Touch Idol S review


A great-value 4G smartphone with fantastic battery life

The Alcatel One Touch Idol S is a seriously impressive phone for the price. It's a shame there's not more storage space, but its excellent battery life and smart design make it a joy to use. It's very hard to choose between this handset and the Moto G....

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (

Alcatel One Touch Idol S Review: In Depth


An affordable 4G phone with some decent specs, but occasional performance issues and poor battery life detract from the experience. Read our review »

Affordable 4G ; Comfortable, attractive design ; HD screen

Occasional crashes and stutters ; Poor battery life ; Crapware overload

Of course, the real problem is that the likes of the Motorola Moto G 4G and EE’s Kestrel phone mean that soon you can easily pick up a 4G phone for £150 and under. With that kind of hot competition, it’s even harder to recommend the Idol S.

May, 2014

PCPRO Recommended

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (

Alcatel One Touch Idol S


Alcatel was once a major force in the UK mobile phone market, but it has since been relegated to a bit-part player. If its Onetouch Idol S Android phone is anything to go by, however, it's ready to stage a comeback. In fact, it's the only handset we've...

A highly attractive smartphone with a great screen, decent performance and 4G support – all at a ridiculously low price

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: (

Alcatel OneTouch Idol S review, affordable Android 4G


If Android is the platform that you prefer to use the choice of smartphones is huge at all price levels, and for those that don't want to spend a lot of money on a handset there is still a number of good devices to be had. Today we have an Alcatel One...

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:MEDIATEK
Processor Number:MT6577


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD1080p


GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:4.X LTE / WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:IPS
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.2 JellyBean
Operator:EE / Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes