$200 didn't use to buy much when it came to phones, but these days, it gets you a phone with a metal design, great display, front-facing speakers and a lot more.The quick takeAffordable Android phones have gotten insanely good over the past couple of years, and the Alcatel Idol 5 is a prime example of this. For just $200, you're getting a phone with a metal build, great display, front-facing stereo speakers, NFC, and (mostly) smooth performance. The camera can be slow and image results are often mediocre, but if you're already on Cricket and want a good experience without going broke, the Idol 5 won't disappoint.The GoodMetal buildProgrammable Now KeyFront-facing speakersDisplay is way better than it should beNFC for Android PayThe BadSlow cameraLots of preinstalled bloatwareExclusive to Cricket WirelessSee at CricketThe internalsAlcatel Idol 5 Tech SpecsCategory SpecOperating system Android 7.0 NougatDisplay 5.2-inch IPS LCD, 1920x1080 (424 p...


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