TCL Idol X – Review


Last updated October 11th, 2018 at 09:57 pm

China is also releasing amazing smartphone technology into the international market of gadgets these days. Many of the Chinese brands have made a very strong position in the market. TCL is one of such Chinese company.


TCL Idol X is finally on it way to availability in china. This new phone with traditional sleek design and Android as it operating system this gadget  will be available at a price of $277 – which means about 1699 Yaun. It basically is re branded version of the Alcatel One Idol X as Alcatel is subsidiary of TCL.

The key features of this phone are:

  • 5 inch touch screen with 1080p resolution and totally made out of scratch resistant glass.

  • 1.5 GHz Quad Core ARM cortex A7 processor.
  • 357 MHZ graphical processor unit
  • Has an impressive RAM of 2GB
  • Internal memory of 16 GB but this can be upgraded to through a microSD card.
  • Android 4.2 ( jelly bean ) is used as the operating system for this phone.
  • Other important software for the utility of the user include a HTML browser, document viewer, photo viewer and editor, organizer and predictive text input. There is also a pre installed mp3 and mp4 player.
  • Rear camera is 12 MP, complete with LED flash, auto focus and face and smile detection and also geo tagging.
  • The video recorded are 1080p.
  • The front camera is also very strong with 3 MP.
  • It has all the important sensors such as accelerometer, proximity and compass.
  • The design is very sleek and follows the traditional slim design. It has 6.99 mm of thickness, 1.75 mm Bezel, and 120 gm of weight.
  • It is initially sighted in black and red color.
  • It comes with a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery which is enough to give it a stand by life up to 440 h or 11 h of talk time.
  • Speaking of its connectivity options it has Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE, WLAN and a microUSB port.


The new phone is currently available in China is on its way to India. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, and we get a commission on purchases made through our links.