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The IDOL 4 Pro - which launched in the US eight months ago as the IDOL 4S with Windows 10 - was supposed to be released in the UK last month. It's now available to buy there, priced at £419.99.
On the day that deliveries were supposed to begin, the Microsoft Store has pushed back the release of the IDOL 4 Pro in France and Germany, following a delay to the handset's launch in the UK.
The IDOL 4 Pro originally launched in the US last year as the IDOL 4S with Windows 10. Pre-orders for the device opened in the UK this month, but its planned July 26 release date has been pushed back.
Microsoft has opened UK pre-orders for the Alcatel IDOL 4 Pro - the same handset that launched in the US last year under a different name, and which T-Mobile dumped from its range after six months.
The IDOL 4 Pro is now available to pre-order from Microsoft Germany for €480 - 20% less than expected. The device includes a head strap, but no VR goggles, and will be released on the '76th of July'.
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Alcatel's official price for the IDOL 4 Pro is €599 ($680), despite it selling the same device - as the IDOL 4S with Windows 10 - in the US for $275 with VR goggles... which aren't included in Europe.
Alcatel said in February that its IDOL 4S with Windows 10 - which launched last November on T-Mobile US, before it was dropped - would go on sale in Europe "by June" as the IDOL 4 Pro, priced at €599.
Alcatel has unveiled details to offer its Windows 10 handset, the Idol 4 Pro, to those in Europe. The handset offers a healthy set of specs that include the Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM and 21MP camera.
It looks like the cat might be out of the bag, as a new leak provides our first glimpse of Alcatel's Windows 10 Mobile powered Idol 4 Pro. The handset looks slick, with similarities to the Idol 4S.
Alcatel's budding flagship, the Idol Pro 4, has passed its Wi-Fi certification for the T-Mobile variant, showing more details on what their upcoming 'Superphone' will come packed with.
Alcatel's Windows 10 Mobile "superphone", the Idol Pro 4, has been rumored for quite a while now and today we get our first look at the upcoming device thanks to a leaked render.
The rumor mill continues to churn around Alcatel's upcoming 'superphone', which will be powered by Windows 10 Mobile. New rumors include 4 GB RAM 64 GB internal storage, and more.
Alcatel had a lot to share on the first unofficial day of Mobile World Congress, which included the change in branding, the launch of two IDOL smartphones and a Windows 10 powered 2-in-1 device.
Alcatel looks to be moving into flagship territory with Windows 10 Mobile. If certain rumors are to be believed, it'll be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Full HD, Continuum supported device.