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
OSAndroid 2.2
NetworkGSM 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G HSDPA 900 / 2100

CPU600 MHz ARM 11 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset
SizeDimensions       116 x 56.5 x 11.8 mm

Weight -110g

DisplayAMOLED 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

SoundAlert types : Vibration; MP3, WAV Ring tones

Loudspeaker -Yes

3.5mm jack -Yes

MemoryPhonebook       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 ConnectivityGPRS /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

Camera3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus

Features-Geo-tagging

Video-Yes

Secondary-No

FeaturesMessaging :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

BatteryLi-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
OSAndroid 2.3
NetworkGSM 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G HSDPA 900 / 2100

CPU600 MHz, ARM1136EJ-S,

Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset

SizeDimensions 60.5 x 116.3 x 11.9

(2.4 x 4.6 x 0.5 inches)

120 grams (battery included)

DisplayDisplay; 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

SoundAlert types : Vibration; MP3, WAV Ring tones

Loudspeaker -Yes

3.5mm jack -Yes

MemoryPhonebook       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 / ConnectivityGPRS /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

Camera3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels, (CMOS sensor)

Video-Yes

Secondary-No

FeaturesMessaging :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

 

BatteryLi-Ion 1200 mAh

Stand-by :Up to 192 h

Talk time :Up to 4 h

PriceRs.5850

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