Nokia owned French-Finnish-Chinese mobile handsets brand Alcatel has just announced two new additions to its budget smartphone lineup at IFA 2017: the Idol 5 and A7.
Targeting teens and millennials, the Idol 5 comes with a feature called App Cloner, that duplicates social apps like Instagram and WhatsApp, allowing you to be logged in to two accounts without having to log out. Outside of that, it’s your standard sub-$300 phone:
- 5.2-inch full HD display
- 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor
- 16GB of storage, 3GB of RAM
- 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
- 2,800mAh battery
However, the other model, Alcatel A7 is a slightly bigger, more powerful, and cheaper version of the Idol 5, but without the millennial-targeted gimmicks:
- 5.5-inch full HD display
- 1.5GHz octa-core processor
- 32GB of storage, 3GB of RAM
- 16MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
- 4,000mAh battery
Both the Idol 5 and the A7 are currently only available in Europe.