It’s always good to be able to bring readers news of operating system updates for smartphones and tablets. Today we have excellent news for owners of the Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+, as the Android 4.4 KitKat update is incoming.
The dual SIM phone released a few months ago running Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, so the update to Android 4.4 will be a welcome upgrade. Alcatel announced the update on its Facebook India account, by saying that OneTouch Idol X+ existing Jellybean customers will receive the firmware update to Android 4.4 KitKat starting from August 15.
This will be available as an OTA (over-the-air) update and will make the Idol X+ an even more appealing proposition, but you might need to be a little patient as these updates usually roll out over several day, or even weeks. If you want to check out more about the OneTouch Idol X+ you might like to see a video review on the phone that we previously shared.
As a brief refresher the specs of this hone include a 2GHz octa-core processor, a 5-inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 and 441 ppi, and 2GB of RAM. It has a 13.1-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and 1080p video capture, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 2500 mAh battery.
If you already have this phone are you happy to hear that the Android 4.4 KitKat update is starting to roll out tomorrow? Once your device receives this update we’d be interested to hear what you think about the improvements it brings to your Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+, so do send us your comments.