Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 preorder date set for April 21

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About seven weeks after Alcatel OneTouch announced the Idol 3, we’re finally seeing a pre-order date for the device. The device that packs either a 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch display that sports a full HD screen with an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor clocked at 1.7GHz. It will also have a 13MP rear shooter with an 8MP front facing shooter and Android 5.0.2 onboard. It will also feature a pretty decent price tag.

 If you order the device online you’ll be able to snag the device for just $249.99. You can do so by going to Alcatel’s web site and when you order the device, you can expect it to ship in May. Alcatel says the device will work on either T-Mobile or AT&T networks. We have the presser for you below.


IRVINE, Calif. – April 9, 2015 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH – the fifth largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S.* – is disrupting the flagship smartphone market, today announcing that the award-winning IDOL 3 will be available to pre-order unlocked for an online exclusive price of $249.99 (MSRP of $279.00) beginning on April 21, with pre-orders shipping in May.

One of the big surprises at this year’s Mobile World Congress was the awardwinning IDOL 3, which challenges the convention of a feature-rich flagship offered at an entry-level smartphone price point. This global flagship will be available unlocked in the U.S., initially available through and is compatible on every GSM LTE network in the U.S.; including T-Mobile and AT&T.

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