Alcatel announced the affordable OneTouch Idol 3 back in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress. Those of you who in the market for a good phone and don’t want to break the bank, can get one unlocked for $279 (MSRP). As of today, it can be yours for $200 if you pre-prder it from Amazon with free 2-day shipping if you have prime.
The Idol 3 packs a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS display (443 ppi), 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory (10GB available), microSD support (up to 128GB), 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera and Android Lollipop. As far as carrier compatibility is concerned, here is the list:
- Straight Talk
- Walmart Family Mobile
- Many US GSM Regionals
The Alcatel OneTOuch Idol 3 will release on May 21. We’re not sure how long it will remain at this discounted price but we suggest you move fast. You can also take a look at the Amazon Fire Phone deal if your price range is around $200.