Idea Cellular Introduces 3G Smartphones BLADE and id-280

Idea Cellular Introduces Affordable 3G SmartphonesIdea Cellular today announced the launch of a range of android powered 3G smartphones starting at Rs.5850 onwards with attractive data package.

The new Idea 3G Android smartphones have been affordably priced to ensure rapid uptake by both – 2G users wishing to upgrade to 3G, and existing 3G users.

As an special introductory offer, Idea is offering data services worth Rs.3500 with Rs. 259 pack, along with the new 3G smartphones. The pack offers free subscription to Idea TV for 3 months, 1 GB of 3G data download per month for 3 months, 3G Double Dhamaka benefits for 6 months, and Talktime of Rs.25. This special introductory offer is available for both prepaid and postpaid users.

Hence, for the id280 (Huawei Ideos X1 Gaga) 3G smartphone which is priced at Rs. 5,850, Idea 3G user gets it for a value of just Rs. 2,609. Likewise, the IDEA 3G handset BLADE (ZTE Blade) priced at Rs. 7,992 has a value of just Rs.4751 for Idea 3G users, thus making them the best buys in their respective segments.

The Idea 3G Smartphones are based on 2.2 Android Operating System (OS) and also have a 3.2 MP Camera, Touchscreen (3.5” & 2.8” Screen size), GPS Navigator software, FM radio and MP3 Player, WiFi, Bluetooth, Social Media Apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, browser Operamini, and pre-loaded Google and Youtube, besides a range of other high-end smartphone features and Idea TV.

The handset devices can operate as mobile phone, mini computer, and also acts as a Wi-Fi router.

IDEA Blade 3G Smartphone : Full Specification
OS Android 2.2
Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G HSDPA 900 / 2100

CPU 600 MHz ARM 11 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset
Size Dimensions       116 x 56.5 x 11.8 mm

Weight -110g

Display AMOLED or LCD capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors

Size-480 x 800 pixels, 3.5 inches (~267 ppi pixel density)

– Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate (Gravity Sendor)

– Proximity sensor for auto turn-off

– Multi-touch input method

Sound Alert types : Vibration; MP3, WAV Ring tones

Loudspeaker -Yes

3.5mm jack -Yes

Memory Phonebook       Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall

Call records      Practically unlimited

Internal 150 MB storage, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM

Card slot          microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included,

Data Connectivity GPRS /EDGE

3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

WLAN            Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)

Bluetoot v2.1 with A2DP, EDR

microUSB v2.0

Camera 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus

Features-Geo-tagging

Video-Yes

Secondary-No

Features Messaging :SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM

Browser :WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Opera Mini

Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS

Games  :Yes

Colors: Black

GPS :Yes, with A-GPS support

Java :Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

– Digital compass

– Live TV

_idea Mall

– SNS integration

– MP4/H.264/H.263 player

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player

– Google Search, Maps, Gmail, FaceBook, Twiiter

– YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration

– Organizer

– Voice memo

– Predictive text input

Battery Li-Ion 1250 mAh

Stand-by :Up to 192 h

Talk time :Up to 4 h

Price (MRP) Rs.7992
IDEA id-280 3G Smartphone : Full Specification
OS Android 2.3
Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G HSDPA 900 / 2100

CPU 600 MHz, ARM1136EJ-S,

Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset

Size Dimensions 60.5 x 116.3 x 11.9

(2.4 x 4.6 x 0.5 inches)

120 grams (battery included)

Display Display; Type:  color transflective TFT display

Display: Color;Depth:   18 bit/pixel (262144 scales)

Display; Diagonal: 3.5 ” (89 millimetres)

Display Resolution:       320 x 480 (153600 pixels)

Viewable + Display: Size 1.94 ” x 2.92 ” (49.37 x 74.05 millimeters )

Pixel density;(dot:pitch): 164.6 pixel/inch (0.15428 millimeter /pixel)

Graphical Controller :    Qualcomm Adreno 200

Multi-touch input method

Sound Alert types : Vibration; MP3, WAV Ring tones

Loudspeaker -Yes

3.5mm jack -Yes

Memory Phonebook       Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall

Call records      Practically unlimited

Internal 150 MB storage, 256 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM

Card slot          microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included,

Data / Connectivity GPRS /EDGE

3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

WLAN            Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi hotspot (Android 2.2)

Bluetoot v2.1 with A2DP, EDR

USB 2.0 client, Hi-Speed (480Mbit/s)

USB Series Micro-B (Micro-USB) connector

Camera 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, (CMOS sensor)

Video-Yes

Secondary-No

Features Messaging :SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM

Browser :WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Opera Mini

Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS

Games  :Yes

Colors: Black

GPS :Yes, with A GPS, Geotagging

Java :Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

– Digital compass

– Live TV

_idea Mall

– MP4/H.264/H.263 player

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player

– Google Search, Maps, Gmail, FaceBook, Twiiter

– YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration

– Organizer

– Voice memo

 

Battery Li-Ion 1200 mAh

Stand-by :Up to 192 h

Talk time :Up to 4 h

Price Rs.5850

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Mr Vaibhav
Mr Vaibhav
September 3, 2015 12:58 am 12:58 AM

Sir,
My idea 3G smartphone mobile’s battery was stopped. A have new battery of my smartphone which model is IDEA 3G BLADE ZTE. Can our customer care give me new battery by nearest idea 3G shopy ?
Please. …..

keerthi
keerthi
January 5, 2014 4:12 pm 4:12 PM

my idea 3g smartphone got hang while i was using chrome application and now it is not getting back to the original state… i have reinserted the batery but no use..
it does not even get switched on
what to do?

rohit pandey
rohit pandey
August 25, 2014 9:14 am 9:14 AM

i am having the same problem did u get the solution to this, please if u do please reply to me

RAHUL
RAHUL
August 8, 2013 11:26 am 11:26 AM

I want to know that whether i can reject the call with auto sms reply for ZTE blade

Vikas Gond
Vikas Gond
December 17, 2012 7:18 pm 7:18 PM

Idea mobile sim network very expensive

kailas shinde
kailas shinde
December 12, 2012 2:24 pm 2:24 PM

Very nice

s.kogurwar
s.kogurwar
December 7, 2012 9:06 pm 9:06 PM

Its not advanced than idea arus. Smart phone

IdeaCellular
IdeaCellular
October 29, 2012 2:34 pm 2:34 PM

Hitesh rana :
My idea 3g smartfone blade hangs sometimes and not start after switch off And a humble request to idea is please plant a 3g tower in my area i am not enjoying 3g benefits due to network problem
Address-vill-Domiana Teh-madlauda Distt.-Panipat(Haryana)

Dear Sir,

We regret the inconvenience caused to you. May we request you to reply to us with your complete account details such as Full name, mobile no., alternate contact number and the type of Inconvenience you are facing. Also mention the token ID 205IC301168 in the subject.

Regards,
Idea Cellular

Hitesh rana
Hitesh rana
October 23, 2012 2:13 pm 2:13 PM

My idea 3g smartfone blade hangs sometimes and not start after switch off And a humble request to idea is please plant a 3g tower in my area i am not enjoying 3g benefits due to network problem
Address-vill-Domiana Teh-madlauda Distt.-Panipat(Haryana)

RAM
RAM
September 6, 2012 10:04 am 10:04 AM

handset is very good compar to other handset avaible in the market in same prices but back up need to be they battery need to be update

praveen
praveen
August 8, 2012 7:46 am 7:46 AM

idea customer care then don’t no about idea mall setting u ask them they telling which mall!

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