Idea unveils 'Whiz' 3G dual-core Android smartphone at Rs. 7,850
Idea has unveiled a new 3G Android smartphone called the Whiz. Priced at Rs. 7850, the Idea Whiz is a dual-SIM Android phone (GSM + GSM), running v4.0 ICS and powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor.
The Idea Whiz has a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen with 800 X 480 pixels resolution. The smartphone has 4GB of ROM (1.5GB user available) and 512MB of RAM. The Whiz comes with a 5MP rear camera and a VGA secondary camera.
For connectivity, the Idea Whiz supports EDGE, GPRS, WLAN, USB 2.0, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and 3G. The smartphone comes with a 1500 mAh battery, which is rated to deliver a talktime up to 12.5 hours on 2G and 8.5 hours on 3G.
Idea is also offering bundled plans with the new Whiz smartphone. The company is offering free 3G data and Idea TV subscriptions for the first three months.
For prepaid customers, Idea offers a Rs 259/Rs. 261 recharge option, which includes 1.6 GB per month for 3 months on 3G, unlimited data on 2G for first 3 months, and Idea TV Rs. 150 pack p.m. free of charge for 3 months.
Postpaid customers can SMS ACTIDEA260 to 12345(tollfree) or request for pack of 260/199 through call center to avail the offer. Against one time rental, Idea offers 1.6GB 3G data per bill cycle for 90 days, unlimited 2G data per bill cycle for 90 days, Idea TV Rs. 150 pack p.m. free of charge for 3 months.
It's notable Idea's 3G offer is only available in AP, Gujarat, HP, Haryana, J&K, Kerela, Maharashtra, MP, UP (W) & UP (E) circles. 2G offer is available in North East & Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Karnataka, Kolkata, West Bengal, Mumbai, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu & West Bengal. To know more about the Idea offer, click here.