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Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ Android 4.4 KitKat update incoming

Under: Android OS, Software
Date: August 14th, 2014

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.

Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ Android 4.4 update b

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.

Source: Alcatel (Facebook)
Via: GSMArena

Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ Android 4.4 KitKat update

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  • jitu

    i will let u know in a while.. it is downloading now in my phone..

  • aZZu

    updated to 4.2.2 from 4.2.1
    was the news about kitkat update or just a rogue news misinterpreted ?

  • Mohan

    MY mobile also updated to 4.2.2 , but need 4.4 when it will come ? any one help me on this

  • Raghu t

    This is false No updates avilable

  • Raghu t

    Sorry all My phone Alcatel OneTouch Idol X+ got Updated to KitKat .Working fine
    Thank U Alcatel

  • Raghu t

    Good Competitor to Samsung & other Phone makers

  • jake

    got updated to 4.4.2

  • Raj

    Kitkat firmware update got failed, downloading again.

  • faizu

    I updated two time by simply checking updates and downloading from my phone…after finishing downloading which is 63.8 mb data….its getting failed at automatically installing time…what to do? please help me

    Thanks in advance.

  • Marvin Buhian

    I don’t have any update. My alcatel idol x+ still 4.2.2 help me please. Very sad right now help me please

  • Maithil Shah

    Kitkat firmware updated.
    Some Features has been Added,
    Callpad screen has been changed, Notification of Wifi, battery, and all other notifications at the top of mobile, Color has been changed from Green to WHITE.
    Lock Pattern Color has been changed.

    TWO features I liked the most is ZOOMING. one is Double tap to any document or message and just roll ur finger up-and -down, it will zoom in and zoom out respectively.

    second is in camera, touch and HOLD your finger on CLICK button, it will take the photos as many as you want. so by this feature, you will choose best from clicked photos.

    Hope you will get the kitkat update very soon and enjoy the beauty of ANDROID KITKAT on your Alcatel Onetouch idol x + device..

  • Shikhar Chand Baranwal

    Hey people…. A little info.

    Before you upgrade the firmware, make sure that all the apps installed on your system are updated via Play store and also ur device should not be jailbreaked. Only then u will be able to update the firmware.

    • Najib Watan Dost

      How to update this?

  • Marvin Buhian

    i am from Malaysia. is really the alcatel one touch idol x+ only update to kitkat only in india?
    because right now im using this alcatel idol x+ there is no update at all. why?

  • Boby

    Yes, updated to 4.4…. it took almost 10 hours to complete the installation….Might be due to the slow network

  • José Antonio Madroñal Navarro

    Still waiting for update in Spain.

  • Shibinragh

    Hello , I am from kerala – India , My native language is “malayalam”
    I cant read malayalam text on this mobile , How can I include my local language in this mobile [alcatel onetouch idol x+]
    Please help me :)

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