Alcatel One Touch launches Idol X+ in India at ₹16,999; Packs quite a Punch

In a press conference in New Delhi today, Alcatel One Touch unveiled the IDOL X+ to be available exclusively on, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace.

In a unique move, Alcatel One Touch is offering a Health Boomband and JBL headphones within the box at a great price of ₹16,999.

alcatel onetouch idolx+“At Alcatel One Touch we have been constantly innovating our products. Idol X+ is a smartphone that will change the way smartphones are being used today. We have included a health Boomband for users who are health conscious. We are looking at strengthening our smartphone retail with exclusive partnerships with online and offline retail stores.”

– Albert Wong, Head, APAC, Alcatel One Touch

Powered by a 2GHz octa-core processor, the Idol X+ features a 5-inch Full HD 441ppi IPS display. The 13.1MP 1080p rear camera and a 2MP front camera round up the top-of-the-line specifications.

Not just on the specs sheet, the Idol X+ also scores a few points on design. The 8.1mm thin smartphone features a brushed metallic frame with almost no bezel. The company claims that the edge-to-edge design allows for over 170 degrees viewing angle. The phone looks pretty stylish, and the build quality is great for the price-segment.

alcatel onetouch idolx+ specsAlcatel One Touch is a brand within TCL Communication, an international multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets a growing range of mobile and Internet devices globally.

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