IDOL™ 5 Experience Entertainment

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On-the-Go Entertainment

Turn your phone into a concert hall with the IDOL 5’s dual front-facing, high-fidelity speakers.

With access to more than 43 million tracks and on-screen lyrics, the Alcatel Music App with Deezer from Cricket lets you sing along to your favorite songs and create the ultimate party playlist.

Timeless Design

The IDOL 5’s sophisticated design includes a sleek metal body, high-polished aluminum edges, and a curved Corning® Gorilla® Glass screen for a timeless yet durable look and feel.

Capture Memorable Moments

Take the perfect picture every time with new camera modes, image stabilization, and flash on both the 8MP front and 12MP rear cameras.

Get everyone in the shot with panorama selfies, and use other cool features like slo-mo video, Cinemagraph, and Video Story to capture and share all your favorite moments.

Next generation charging

The IDOL 5 stays powered up longer and recharges in half the time* with the speedy Pump Express+™ 2.0 fast charging technology by MediaTek®.

With the efficient 2850 mAh battery, you get nearly 24 hours of talk time, and plenty of power to get more done in a single charge.

*Compared to conventional charging without Pump Express+™ 2.0 compatibility.

Virtual reality Ready

The Alcatel IDOL 5 is optimized for VR and pre-loaded with VR Home and VR Store apps, giving you easy access to some of the best VR videos, apps and games available today.

Pair the IDOL 5 with Alcatel’s UNI360 goggles and experience a full suite of premium 360⁰ entertainment experiences made portable and ready to enjoy.

Added features like on-screen call and message notifications, pass-through camera to see your surroundings while wearing your VR goggles, and VR Cinema, which allows you to watch any 2D movie through the goggles, will make you never want to leave your virtual world.

Tech Specs


Design

  • Size: 5.83 x 2.83 x .30 in
  • Weight: 5.19 oz
  • Color: Metal Gray
  • Slim Frame/High Polished Aluminum

Memory

  • 2GB RAM/32GB ROM
  • MicroSD Support: Up to 256GB

Features

  • Processor: Helio P20/MT6757 Octa-Core CPU 2.35GHz
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Proximity, E-Compass, Gyro, Hall Switch

Operating System

  • Android™ 7.0 Nougat

Display

  • Size: 5.2 in
  • Resolution: FHD (1920x1080p) TFT-IPS with LTPS
  • Glass Type: Corning Gorilla Glass 3.0
  • Touch Technology: Capacitive
  • Touch Points: 5

Camera

  • 12MP Rear Camera
  • Dual-Tone Flash
  • Focus: PDAF+CAF
  • Angle: 79 Degrees
  • Rear Camera Video: 1080P
  • Video Codec: MPEG-4
  • 8MP Front Camera with High CRI flash

Connectivity

  • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3G/4G/LTE
  • UMTS: 1/2/4/5
  • 4G LTE: B1/2/4/5/7/12/30
  • MFBI(B17 compatible)
  •  
  • VoLTE
  •  
  • Wi-Fi Specs: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with 2.4GHz & 5GHz
  • Bluetooth: V4.2
  • FM Radio
  • USB Type: C
  • SIM Type: Nano 4FF
  • A-GPS, NFC

Battery

  • Size: 2850 mAh
  • Fast Charging: Pump Express 2.0+
  • Standby Time: 21 Days (3G)
  • Talk Time: 23.8 hrs (2G), 18 hrs (3G)

Sound

  • Music Player: Alcatel Music with Deezer from Cricket
  • Supported Formats: AAC LC, AAC+, Enhanced AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM/WAVE
  • Headset Jack Size: 3.5mm
  • Speaker Size: 2 Speakers at 2.8 w
  • HAC Rating: M4/T4

In Box

  • Quick Start Guide
  • Quick Charge Compatible: PE 2.0+
  • Quick Charge Head: 9V1.67A
  • Data Cable
  • SIM card

Optional Accessories

UNI360TM VR Goggles (sold separately)

Design

  • Size: 5.83 x 2.83 x .30 in
  • Weight: 5.19 oz
  • Color: Metal Gray
  • Slim Frame/High Polished Aluminum

Memory

  • 2GB RAM/32GB ROM
  • MicroSD Support: Up to 256GB

Features

  • Processor: Helio P20/MT6757 Octa-Core CPU 2.35GHz
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Proximity, E-Compass, Gyro, Hall Switch

Operating System

  • Android™ 7.0 Nougat

Display

  • Size: 5.2 in
  • Resolution: FHD (1920x1080p) TFT-IPS with LTPS
  • Glass Type: Corning Gorilla Glass 3.0
  • Touch Technology: Capacitive
  • Touch Points: 5

Camera

  • 12MP Rear Camera
  • Dual-Tone Flash
  • Focus: PDAF+CAF
  • Angle: 79 Degrees
  • Rear Camera Video: 1080P
  • Video Codec: MPEG-4
  • 8MP Front Camera with High CRI flash

Connectivity

  • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3G/4G/LTE
  • UMTS: 1/2/4/5
  • 4G LTE: B1/2/4/5/7/12/30
  • MFBI(B17 compatible)
  •  
  • VoLTE
  •  
  • Wi-Fi Specs: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with 2.4GHz & 5GHz
  • Bluetooth: V4.2
  • FM Radio
  • USB Type: C
  • SIM Type: Nano 4FF
  • A-GPS, NFC

Battery

  • Size: 2850 mAh
  • Fast Charging: Pump Express 2.0+
  • Standby Time: 21 Days (3G)
  • Talk Time: 23.8 hrs (2G), 18 hrs (3G)

Sound

  • Music Player: Alcatel Music with Deezer from Cricket
  • Supported Formats: AAC LC, AAC+, Enhanced AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM/WAVE
  • Headset Jack Size: 3.5mm
  • Speaker Size: 2 Speakers at 2.8 w
  • HAC Rating: M4/T4

In Box

  • Quick Start Guide
  • Quick Charge Compatible: PE 2.0+
  • Quick Charge Head: 9V1.67A
  • Data Cable
  • SIM card

Optional Accessories

UNI360TM VR Goggles (sold separately)