Really good looking phone from Alcatel and if priced right it can sell well. Alcatel is one of the brands I do like and what they do with designing their new line of phones is nice. Thumbs up. Now make a great Windows 10 device with this design and release it.
Anonymous, 22 Jul 2016It's not a full review, brah. The disappointing thing is that often when there is a "preview", there never actually is a full review - for example, the Lenovo Vibe X3. It seems to be that whenever a phone that claims to have great sound comes out, we never get a complete review. Even the HTC 10 review was initially incomplete in regards to screen tests.
wiemar, 22 Jul 2016i got alcatel idol 3 4.7''. this phone was good for price but got one defect. microphone is to... moreActually the idol 4s is considered more of a "multimedia" type phone. And, according to CNET, the Idol 4s blows away most of the other phones in it's class as far as sound and specifically sound via "headphone output". Go and see for yourself. :)
Edy1, 22 Jul 2016
You tell a lot of lies.
1 cm apart ??
Are more than 10 cm you sir. If you don'... more1cm apart... You can't understand what I mean? 1cm apart 2 speakers, or so called stereo.
Guess you don't know what stereo is. Also, what am I lying about?
divis200, 22 Jul 2016To have stereo phone speakers is a stupid thing because how could you fu*king hear the differe... more
You tell a lot of lies.
1 cm apart ??
Are more than 10 cm you sir. If you don't make a difference maybe is because you are deaf of one ear ???
I prefer vodafone version than this.. especially that side buttons and with its elegant-black design
Edy1, 22 Jul 2016 "The Idol 4s might not be gunning for exactly the same performance highs as the OnePlus 3 or... moreI couldn't imagine how stupid are you, you cannot measure the smartphone performance by the stereo speakers, performance is what phone can do, this is snapdragon 652 and sure it would be outclassed very easily by snapdragon 820 in the oneplus 3. You didn't even understand that thing so this is not the website where you belong, go away.
Put vanilla Android inside, then I'm sold. Chinese manufacturers tend to have shitty softwares.
Edy1, 22 Jul 2016 Maybe you suck ! Do you used a HTC M8/M9 with youtube stereo music ? Or a (stereo) movie... moreTo have stereo phone speakers is a stupid thing because how could you fu*king hear the difference from left to right? I mean headphones and stuff like that are understandable, but stereo speakers on a phone? Does brain differentiate sounds which are 1cm apart that should go to the left ear or right? Of course not. Also, if you care about sound quality, you wouldn't use phone loudspeakers. You would get a normal speaker or headphones for that. Lastly, is it just me or you are liking your own comments?
This review is very incomplete with no audio test and loudspeaker test (specially when it has 3.6 watt speakers
Another good phone better than htc 10. One more thing, I never use speakers to listen music. :)
Please do some research before making a statement
America's Premier HiFi Mobile Audio.
Dual Speakers + HiFi Audio Output.
Dual Microphones + HiFi Recording.
Dolby ATMOS + Dolby Digital Surround.
divis200, 22 Jul 2016Still... phone speakers suck. You couldn't compare your so proud stereo speaker to a real one,... more
Maybe you suck !
Do you used a HTC M8/M9 with youtube stereo music ?
Or a (stereo) movie ?
Yes, you don't but you speak so loud - it's not important.
You have two eyes and two ears !
My cassette player was stereo in 1970 !!!!
To have mono (big) smartphones ... are a just a stupid thing !
99% of in-ear head speakers have same size like smartphone loudspeaker !
so??? what are you talking about ??
Anonymous, 22 Jul 2016Depends whether you care about the speakers or not. Personally, I couldn't care less whether i... more
you are just an ignorant
you don't care if hear something good or bad, you don't care if you hear at all ??
If you don't want to see something you move the eyes a side or close your eyes !
BUT ! if you don't want to hear something you can not "close" your ears !!!
So... your ears are far more important than you think !
Anonymous, 22 Jul 2016You are so wrong about this, Axon 7 indeed has stereo speakers and is far better than Idol 4S ... more
you post before check it
Can you provide solid prove Axon 7 it has stereo speakers ?
i got alcatel idol 3 4.7''. this phone was good for price but got one defect. microphone is too quiet in the recordings. i think they use that microphone on idol 4 too.
maybe next generation got louder speakers and little bit better camera but it can't be better than nexus 5x / 6p or zte axon 7. this last will be amazing for headphone quality sound.
Edy1, 22 Jul 2016 "The Idol 4s might not be gunning for exactly the same performance highs as the OnePlus 3 or... moreStill... phone speakers suck. You couldn't compare your so proud stereo speaker to a real one, which would be better even if it costed 10$. You would want to get your own speakers. Who the f uses phones speakers to play music. Just because speakers are stereo, it doesn't mean the phone performs better. Look at that f**king resolution. For SD652 it's an overkill and it kills the phone's performance. OnePlus 3 has 1080p and it would perform around 5x better than this in 3D games. On 1080p adreno 410 struggles a bit, what about QHD? Death. The battery of your proud phone sucks too. Sorry, but for this price there are much better phones, which even have SD820.