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Alcatel’s New Flagship IDOL 4S Smartphone Comes with Windows 10 and VR Headset

Today smartphone maker Alcatel has introduced its latest flagship device, the IDOL 4S with Windows 10. The announcement highlights the phones up to date features and also reveals the company will include the IDOL 4S virtual reality (VR) headset in with it.

Available exclusively at T-Mobile in the US the IDOL 4S includes Continuum, enabling to seamlessly connect their IDOL 4S with Windows 10 to a second screen, keyboard and mouse for a desktop experience.

Alcatel IDOL 4S VR headset

“Alcatel’s IDOL 4S with Windows 10 Mobile is a great device for people that crave the portability of a mobile handset, but also need the productivity capabilities of a full-sized Windows 10 PC,” said Gary Fowle, vice president of US OEM Division, Microsoft. “The IDOL 4S lights up Windows 10 Mobile features like Continuum and Windows Hello with its finger print reader giving mobile professionals and consumers a great Windows 10 phone experience.”

As the device is Alcatel’s flagship phone it comes loaded with up to date specs. These include a 5.5-inch Full-HD AMOLED display, Snapdragon 820 processor with Qualcomm Adreno 530 GPU, 21MP main camera with Sony IMX230 sensor + 8MP front camera with 84-degree wide angle lens, 3000mAh Battery, 4GB RAM, finger print sensor and much more.

“Enhanced security and enterprise-level productivity solutions are key features within Windows 10, but there have been few options in the U.S. market that combine this operating system with a powerful, experience-rich smartphone,” said Steve Cistulli, president and general manager for Alcatel, North America. “We’re proud to collaborate with T-Mobile and Microsoft to launch the IDOL 4S with Windows 10, delivering a value-packed smartphone experience that is unmatched in the U.S. market, finally bringing to life the full potential of what a high performance Windows 10 smartphone experience can be.”

The IDOL 4S with Windows 10 will be available at T-Mobile stores nationwide for $469.99 (SRP) beginning 10th November. Those who purchase an IDOL 4S will receive a free 45-day trial for Hulu Plus, a free copy of the Windows 10 Mobile game Halo: Spartan Assault, and of course the VR headset for VR gaming and 360-degree videos.

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