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Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K) vs Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Alcatel Idol 4 vs Xiaomi Redmi 5A phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 5A XAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)15Points
Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2610
mAh

(Non removable)

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03PointsXiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)Compare Alcatel Idol 4 X
Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Idol 4 (6055K)15 Advantages Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)vsRedmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)3 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
+1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+16GB (10GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+135 grams (4.73 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs137 grams (4.8 ounces)
+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)18%
Thinner
vs8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+424 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+5.2"4%
Larger screen
vs5"
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 7.1.2 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.2 Nougat is newer and safer
2610 mAhvs+3000 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

28 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
(back) 13MP
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
ModelIdol 4 (6055K)Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Other model namesAlcatel IDOL 4 Dual-Sim 3GB RAM, Alcatel 6055K, OT-6055KXiaomi Redmi 5A Desh Ka 2GB RAM (India), Xiaomi MCI3B
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
India
India
BrandAlcatelXiaomi
Release dateMarch, 2016December, 2017
Depth7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.5 x 147 millimeters (2.85 x 5.79 in)70.1 x 140.4 millimeters (2.76 x 5.53 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (9GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~70% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20,28)LTE Cat4 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 2000/1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
MessagingSMS (iTap), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Gold, Dark Gray, Silver, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification (white light)
- Oleophobic coating
- Glass back panel
- JBL earphones
- Hi-Fi 3.6W dual-stereo
- Front camera: Wide Angle 84°
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 30min
- Reversible phone
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- VR goggles compatible
- Colors: Gold, Rose Gold, Dark Gray
- Aluminum body
- MIUI 9.0
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2610 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby43200 minutes | 720 hours | 30 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAlcatel Idol 4 (6055K)Xiaomi Redmi 5A (MCI3B 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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