Back in the month of August, the smartphone manufacturer Alcatel launched its Idol 4 Android handset with a price tag of $200.

Now in the month of December, Cricket Wireless has arrived with an attractive deal, where you can purchase the same handset for half the initial price at $99.99.

alcatel idol 4 with vr goggles

What makes the deal even more attractive is that you get a pair of VR Googles included in the box. This means you will be able to view your 360 videos and enjoy an immersive gaming experience and much more.

Having a look at its specs, the Alcatel Idol 4 offers a 5.2inch screen with Full HD IPS display with 1920 X 1080 pixel resolution. Under the hood, is a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 617 octa-core chipset clocked at 1.5GHz and 4G LTE support. All the required graphics support of the handset is taken care by the Adreno 450 GPU.

The onboard memory for the handset is a bit impressive with 3GB of RAM memory. Idol 4 offers 16GB of built-in storage along with a microSD supporting 512GB of expandable memory.

Looking to its camera features, the Idol 4 offers a 13MP primary camera with a wide-angle lens. The primary camera supports 1080p video recording and features phase detection auto-focus technology. The front-facing camera offers an 8MP resolution supported with a dedicated LED flash and 1080p video capture.

The handset is powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow with company’s custom skin atop and is backed with a 2610mAh battery.

One of the major hardware features for Idol 4 which supports virtual reality is the presence of dual multi-directional speakers with Audio Waves Technology. These speakers in combination with the ALCATEL One Touch music app provides richer sound experiences while viewing VR content.

Another great feature is that the Idol 4 offers are the Boom Key. This key lets you have quick access to the phone’s camera without the need to unlock your handset. It also allows you to perform other tasks and adds special effects to videos, create photo collages, while improving the music listening experience and much more.

Moreover, with this offer, you get the Idol 4 already activated. Also, you can grab anyone of the three plans for unlimited text and talk that Cricket offers. You can select between an 8GB, 10GB and unlimited data plan (speeds capped to a maximum of 8Mbps) for auto pay pricing of $45, $55 and $65 respectively.

For just a price of $99.99, this seems to be a great deal considering all the additional perks you get. If you are looking for purchasing an affordable handset for yourself or someone, don’t pass up this offer.

 

 

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