Orange introduces Alcatel Idol OT 6030D, a 4.7 inch Android Smartphone in Kenya

Alcatel OT 6030d Idol

Alcatel OT 6030d IdolAnnounced sometime in January this year and made available in markets from May, Alcatel OT-6030D has been made available in Orange Kenya stores. The device is a 4.7 inch dual microSIM one and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Below are the specifications of the Alcatel Idol:

  • 4.7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 540 x 960 (236 ppi)
  • Android v4.1 Jelly bean
  • Dual microSIM
  • Mass Storage of 13.3GB (for the dual-sim version, 4GB for single SIM)with 32GB microSD support
  • 1GB RAM
  • HSDPS 7.2 Mbps
  • 8MP primary camera, AF and LED Flash, 2MP secondary camera
  • Dual core 1GHz Mediatek 6577+ Processor
  • Accelerometer, Proximity, compass
  • MicroUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0
  • 109 grams, 133 x 67.5 x 7.9mm dimensions
  • 1800 mAh non-removable battery (410 hrs standby, 3hrs talktime on 3G)
  • Availanility is in 5 colours, Silver, Slate, Pink, Red and Yellow

The device is selling at Ksh 24,359 ($289)at Orange stores in Kenya, essentially making it a very strong competitor to the Tecno Phantom A that is around that price point.


  1. Fonexpress has had this phone in stock for a while now. A friend bought it. Its a good phone. Its very light and has impressive features. One drawback is that it does not have noise cancellation.

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