I think I've found the reason: the model reviewed elsewhere has as Model Number "ALCATEL ONE TOUCH 6040X" while I have "ALCATEL ONE TOUCH 6040D". However firmware version, baseband version and kernel version are exactly the same.
As for why the two variants have different camera options (and quite important ones, I would say!), remains a mistery.
Same thing here: no "360 panorama", "Night", "Sports", "Shutter sound", "Advanced" (Picture Size/Timer/ISO/Exposure) camera options.
where can i buy this phone? is looks like very nice that base on the comments
guys, about the app drawer thing. tcl had removed the app drawer in the android version that our idol x has. it is also confirmed by alcatel reps that i had contacted. if you really need the app drawer just download a 3rd party one. i had gotten used to not having a app drawer already :-)
Omer, 12 Oct 2013Dude, I made the EXACT same two observations! (Check out that review on YouTube: I posed exact... moreBtw: here's that video:
And this is what I wrote there:
Hi, great review. Two﻿ questions:
1. 6:05: You bring up the app drawer by flicking up from the bottom of the screen: It doesn't work on my﻿ phone. Am I doing something wrong?
2. 11:10: How do you get those camera options "360 panorama", "Night", "Sports", "Shutter sound", "Advanced" (Picture Size/Timer/ISO/Exposure)?? I can't find any of those. I only have Flash on/off, HDR, Panorama, and Tap Shooting.
I have the same build number as in your video.
hozi@ml, 12 Oct 2013Hi guys, I've been using the idol x for almost a month. Just checked out the video review fo... moreDude, I made the EXACT same two observations! (Check out that review on YouTube: I posed exactly these two questions in the comments there earlier today). So I'm not the only one who noticed,huh? I wonder what the explanation is.
I've been using the idol x for almost a month.
Just checked out the video review for the idol x...
I've two concerns after watching this, which idol x owners could share.
1. In the review, the guy pulls out a kinda app drawer by swiping from below the screen. This is not a possibility in my phone. Are anyone able to do this on their's
2. The camera settings shown in the video are a lot more than what it is originally. Does anyone else have such additional settings on their phones
Do i need to update or install any kinda patch to get these 2 features
did any one tried the camera?
is it as good as sony or even lG phone camera?
After using the Idol X for exactly 1 month, I noticed 2 more minor shortcomings of the phone (apart from the relatively lean battery):
(i) when turned on silent mode, the vibration motor is quite weak, which means that you can easily miss any incoming call when the background noise is a bit high.
(ii) while the speaker phone feature is acceptable, the sound pressure level from the speaker is quite low even on full volume. The sound is a bit muted when you use the phone as an internet radio for area larger than 500 ft2.
These are just my personal opinions, other users might not be too concerned about them given the excellent quality per price ratio of this phone.
Omer, 09 Oct 2013My Alcatel One Touch Idol X's calendar shows this week to be week 40 instead of week 41. Anyon... moreOkay, problem solved: Turns out to be a Calendar-setting. Wow, never knew, I always thought weeknumbers were fixed.
My Alcatel One Touch Idol X's calendar shows this week to be week 40 instead of week 41. Anyone else got the same issue? Made me forget to take out the trash last nite, LOL.
I have read here that many people have this device already, can you please suggest where can you buy this phone?
hi guys for those who already have this team would like to know if it is heated much, if applications stop the team, if it tends to restart?
MissACeeY, 04 Oct 2013i just bought this but it seems that is some problem with the Wifi connection. it says connect... moreIs it? I dont have a wifi connection issue with mine. Which wifi are you connected to? If it's your home, maybe there is interference with other signal or probably yours is faulty. Can you explain more so that I may be able to help? Regarding the battery issue, maybe you can go to wifi settings click Menu button and choose Advanced and change the Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep to Never/Only when plugged in. Also you can choose some darker wallpaper(i use a black one) and adjust the brightness to minimum instead of Auto Brightness(well the phone is still very bright after all even with minimum brightness)Hope that helps. Mine can made through 3 days with some browsing and playing music everyday.(I switched on Ultimate Saver(preinstalled feature) after I'm done using it). I have more battery tips if you want. Dont use other 3rd party battery saver, most of them often consume more juice rather than to save it. (Mind you that i said most of, there maybe exception)
Hi, is it normal that the phone gets a little warm after like 10-15minutes with light use like browsing the web(using wifi)? Coz mine is.
Received mine (The 6040D Dual Sim version) yesterday. Loving it so far. Question: Where's all the camera settings? On my old JB 4.1 Blu Vivo 4.3, I had all kinds of settings like Exposure, Self Timer, Picture Size, ISO, Scene Modes, Color Effects, etc., but on the Alcatel, I only seem to have settings like Flash on/off, HDR, and Panorama.
Camera is free at this price because if you want S4 risult you have to spend 350 € more. Only for camera.
One phone is free because it support dual sim standby.
Battery is lean side every smartphone need an overnight charging so is with this phone.
Stop useless synchronizing and improve battery stop all useless apps running background and improve little more battery . Switch off one of the two sim for more batter risults in power.
It is always better to chang phone or t change battery how many old phones have you found in around you with a new battery.
I think we must have improved using smartphones by now..