Alcatel introduces Idol X+, bundles Boom Band activity tracker with phone

TCL Idol X+Chinese smartphone maker TCL, which sells its devices under Alcatel brand, has announced the launch of Idol X+ smartphone today. Packing a 2GHz octa-core processor from MediaTek, Alcatel Idol+ is basically an updated version of previously launched Idol X.

The phone features a 5-inch 1080p display, 13MP rear camera, 2500 mAh battery and 2GB of RAM. The company is also bundling a waterproof Boom Band activity tracker with every device, which will be available in multiple colour options and connects to Idol X+ using Bluetooth.

It can help you track your physical/ sleep activity and even acts as a proximity alarm, so if you leave your connected phone behind, the Boom Band will inform you.

The Alcatel Idol X+ has been priced at 1,999 yuan ($330) and will be available starting January 15 at in China. There is no word on the availability elsewhere right now.

Alcatel Idol X+ key specifications

  • 2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 SoC
  • 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage
  • 13MP rear camera with F2.0
  • 2500 mAh battery
  • 5-inch 1920x1080p IPS display

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