Idea introduces ID 918 dual-SIM Android smartphone for Rs. 5,994
Competition in the budget smartphone segment continues to heat up, as Idea Cellular launches its dual-SIM Android touch phone – ID 918. The device is already available at online retailers such as Flipkart with a price tag of Rs. 5,994.
Speaking of specifications, the Idea ID 918 runs on Android 2.3 operating system. It comes with a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution, 3.2 MP primary camera and a 1,300 mAh battery, which is rated to deliver 4 hours of talktime and 200 hours of standby time. The device has 150MB built-in storage and supports up to 32GB microSD card. The device comes loaded with a 2GB card. For connectivity, the Idea ID 918 smartphone supports 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Check out the full specifications of the new Idea ID 918 here.
Idea is also offering special introductory data services worth Rs. 2,300 with Rs. 259 pack, along with the new 3G smartphones, supposedly making them the best buys in their respective segments. The Rs. 259 pack features free subscription to Idea TV for 3 months, 2GB of data per month for 3 months, and 10 minutes of talktime free every day for 90 days. This special introductory offer is available for both prepaid and postpaid users.
Idea's new ID 918 will be pitted against a plethora of other Android-based budget smartphones in the market. Micromax recently launched A52 and A45 smartphones. Spice also launched its low-end Android smartphone with a similar price range – the Spice Mi-280.
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