Alcatel Idol 4 Deals

Pay monthly phones: New

Colour: Black

Capacity: 16 GB

  • 16 GB

Key features
  • 5.2 inch edge to edge display
  • Virtual Reality goggles included
  • 13MP main / 8MP camera



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500MB 4G Data
250 mins




£0.00upfront cost

£13.99a month

1GB 4G Data
250 mins




£0.00upfront cost

£14.99a month

2GB 4G Data
500 mins




£0.00upfront cost

£16.99a month

5GB 4G Data
600 mins




£0.00upfront cost

£20.99a month

8GB 4G Data
Unlimited mins




£0.00upfront cost

£23.99a month

10GB 4G Data
Unlimited mins




£0.00upfront cost

£25.99a month

3G, Quad Band, Wi Fi, GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, Micro SD card slot, NFC, microUSB, LTE / 4G
Display & User Interface
Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate, 16M colours, Android Pay
Camera Features
Face Detection, Geo-tagging, 13.0 megapixel camera, Tap to focus, 8 megapixel front camera, Panorama
MMS, SMS, Predictive Text, Email, Instant Messaging
  • Dimensions: 147 x 72.5 x 7.1 mm
  • Weight: 135g
  • Talk Time: up to 15 h
  • Display Size: 5.2 inches
  • Standby Time: up to 520h
  • Battery Size: 2610 mAh Li-ion

  • Music Features
    MP3 Player, FM Radio, MP3 Ringtones
    Internet Browsing, Social Networking, Maps, App Store
    Standard Features
    Vibrate, Organiser, Games, Speaker phone, Calculator, Voice Dial, Video Player, Clock
  • Internal Memory: 16 GB
  • Expandable memory: up to 256GB via microSD

  • Operating System
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Octa core

    Overview of the Alcatel Idol 4.

    Jam-packed with features, the Alcatel Idol 4 is certainly a contender for your next smartphone. It’s stylish, and comes with virtual reality goggles, meaning this phone certainly packs a punch.

    What’s more, it’s super-affordable, so you can enjoy some of the latest tech for much, much less.

    Key Features.

    One of the first things you notice about this handset is the big screen. It’s 5.2 inches and is full HD – the perfect accompaniment to the VR goggles that come with this handset. You can play games, watch videos and so much more in VR – just one of the great features of this phone.

    Another top aspect of this handset is the sound. It features professional enhancement within its audio set up, as well as the Onetouch Music app, so you can enjoy all your favourite songs, while also experimenting with mixing your own!


    The Alcatel Idol 4 has a 13MP rear camera, and an 8MP front-facing camera. It’s super speedy when it comes to focussing, and has a feature called ‘Boom My Camera’, which allows you to take photos instantly while the phone’s in standby mode – perfect for capturing every moment!

    There are also loads of effects to add to whatever you shoot, such as a rewind function on videos, as well as a live broadcasting feature. Overall, if you’re into recording and capturing life, it’s got some excellent camera features.

    Switching to this phone.

    This handset runs on Android, so if you’re already using an Android phone, simply back up everything you want to switch over to your Android account, sign in on your Idol 4 handset and it should all the there waiting for you.

    If you’re currently using an Apple or Windows phone, you’ll need to back up the data you'd like to keep to your Google account via Google Drive. You can then log in to Google Drive on your new phone and find all the files you backed up.

    Alternative models.

    Love the sound of the Alcatel Idol 4, but need something that’s slightly lighter on the bank balance? There’s plenty to choose from with Alcatel.

    The Alcatel A3 is a great all-rounder smartphone. It’s got a fantastic display, some excellent features, and is less than £10 a month with iD Mobile.

    Looking for a great deal on your next smartphone? Browse the full range with iD Mobile today.

    Click here to see all our Alcatel Idol 4 deals.

    Legal stuff.

    RPI Increase.

    The charges you pay will adjust (up or down) in line with changes to the Retail Price Index Rate (RPI Rate) set by the Office of National Statistics. We will adjust charges with effect in your April bill after the RPI Rate is announced for the previous 12 months to February. We will publish the RPI Rate on our website as soon as it becomes available.

    Fair usage policy.

    Our fair usage policy applies to all pay monthly phone, SIM Only and Pay-as-you-go plans. Our open data policy applies to selected plans.

    All of our plans come with these great features.

    Data Rollover

    Roll over unused monthly data to the next month, giving you a second chance to use it.


    Put a capped limit on your out-of-plan charges. So even if you go over any of your monthly allowances, you'll never get shocked with a hefty bill.

    EU Roaming

    Roam like you're at home across the EU and EEA. Any minutes, texts and data you use come out of your monthly allowance.