[df-subtitle]The unlocked phone is priced $50 lower for early adopters[/df-subtitle]

Alcatel is now offering its OneTouch Idol 3 smartphone for pre-oder some days ahead of expectation. What’s more, the handset carries a lower price point than anticipated – albeit for a limited time.

alcatel_one_touch_idol_3If you place a pre-order for the OneTouch Idol 3 before 11:59PM PST on April 20 you can secure one for $199.99, down $50 from it’s normal pre-sale price. Come April 21 the handset will be $249.99. Either way, that’s not a bad price at all for an unlocked phone running the latest version of Android.

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Key specifications in the handset:

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 5.5-inch 1080p HD display
  • 13-megapixel rear camera
  • 8-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor
  • 16GB internal store (with microSD expansion)
  • 2GB RAM
  • AT&T and T-Mobile compatibility


The OneTouch Idol 3 is slated to ship in May however it’s not exactly clear when, specifically.


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