Noticing the ever-increasing demand of budget Android phones in India, Idea today added one more Android Smartphone to its 3G portfolio called the ID-918. This phone is a Dual SIM Smartphone which can work on 2 GSM SIM cards and offer upto 7.2Mbps HSPA speeds on the first SIM card which allows a data connection.
The ID-918 comes with Android Gingerbread 2.3 and expected to receive further updates till 2.3.X. It is equipped with a 3.2 inch capacitive multi-touch screen with resolution of 480 x 800, a 3.2 Megapixel fixed-focus camera and comes with a 2GB microSD card expandable up to 32GB.
This Dual SIM Smartphone comes with a 150MB of Internal memory, 512MB RAM and 256MB ROM. All the regular features like Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS are included! The best part is that this Smartphone comes with changeable covers in Black and White colors. It’s not like the usual changeable covers where only the rear cover can be changed; it comes with rims and rear covers both of which can be changed!
As a special introductory offer, Idea is giving services worth Rs.2300 with a Rs.259 special offer pack for both prepaid and postpaid customers. This pack offer Idea TV subscription for 3 months, 2GB of 3G data download for each of the first 3 months of subscription and 10 minutes of free talk-time daily for 3 months.
The ID-918 will retail at Rs. 5994 but the media personalities present at the press conference were offered the Smartphone along with the special introductory offer for just Rs. 5000. It was not a surprise, that this value-for-money Smartphone was purchased by about 8-10 of us, right away!