Alcatel’s new OneTouch Idol 3 on sale for $199.99 for a limited time

The Idol 3 boasts a 5.5-inch Full HD display. Photo: Alcatel OneTouch

The Idol 3 boasts a 5.5-inch Full HD display. Photo: Alcatel OneTouch

Alcatel OneTouch is giving early adopters a nice discount on its new Idol 3 smartphone by pricing it at just $199.99 until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 20 — at which point its price will go up to $249.99.

The Idol 3 is one of Alcatel OneTouch’s high-end offerings; it’s equipped with a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a quad-core Qualcomm processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera.

It also boasts 16GB of storage, front-facing JBL speakers, and an 8-megapixel camera on its front for super-sharp selfies.¬†What’s more, the Idol 3 comes with Alcatel’s latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop software pre-installed.

If you’re interested in picking up this device, order yours before Monday and save yourself $50 — but bear in mind that pre-orders won’t begin shipping until mid-May. If you order after 11:59 p.m. on Monday, you’ll have to pay $249.99.

We have an Idol 3 winging its way to us, so we’ll be publishing a full review of the device once we’ve had a chance to put it through its paces.