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Alcatel Idol 4S

Alcatel Idol 4S

from  $399+
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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

The Alcatel Idol 4S’ biggest selling point is not what came in the box, but the box itself, which doubles as a VR headset. The $350 (pre-order price) device comes with its own VR viewer so you can immediately start exploring immersive content when you get it. If not for the bargain of a bundle, the Idol 4S would have a hard time standing out from other, better-performing phones in this price range.

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Pros
  • Included VR goggles
  • Affordable
  • Loud, two-way speakers
  • Bright, roomy display
Cons
  • Not as fast as competing phones
  • Camera struggles in low light

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Specs

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Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.522
Internal memory
321
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
5.522
321
Yes

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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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