IDEA Cellular Launches ID 918 – Dual SIM 3G Smartphone for Rs.5994

Idea Cellular today announced the launch of new android powered Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) 3G smartphone Idea ID 918 for Rs.5994 with attractive 3G data package.

Idea cellular’s Idea ID 918 is the third Android smartphone after Idea Blade and Id-280 launched November 23rd, 2011 as earlier we shared on TelecomTalk.

Idea ID 918 Dual SIM 3G Smartphone has been manufactured by Alcatel, and runs on Android 2.3 – Gingerbread OS. It has 3.2 inch WVGA resolution (800×480 pixels) capacitive touchscreen (multi touch)and 3.2 Mega Pixel Camera. The internal memory is 150 MB, expandable up to 32Gb via a microSD card. The RAM size is 512MB.

The device also supports Geo-tagging, GPS Navigator software, FM radio and MP3 Player, WiFi, Bluetooth, Social Media Apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, and pre-loaded Google and Youtube.The handset devices can operate as mobile phone, mini-computer, and also acts as a Wi-Fi router.

As an special introductory offer, Idea is offering data services worth Rs.2340 with this newly launched ID 918 Smartphone. The operator also offer 2 GB Free 3G Data usage for 3 months. Also, Idea 3G users will be able to access Idea TV for free for 3 months after purchasing the smartphone.

Idea id 918 Dual SIM 3G Smartphone : Full Technical Specifications
General 2G Network : GSM 850/900/1800/1900 3G Network :HSDPA 2100/850, DL 7.2Mbps/UL 5.76Mbps
Display Type :TFT, 262k colorsSize : 480 x 800 pixels, 3.2 inchesFeatures : Capacitive, G sensor, Proximity sensor
Memory Phonebook : Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photo callCall Records : Practically unlimitedInternal : 150 MB storage, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB ROMCard Slot :Expandable upto 32GB; 2GB memory card included
Data /Connectivity GPRS / EDGE -Class 12 WLAN,USB v2.0 micro USBBluetooth3G : HSDPA DL 7.2 Mbps; UL 384kbps
Camera Primary : 3.2 MP, 2048X1536 pixelsVideo: VGA 

Secondary : Not Available

Sound Alert Type :Vibration; MP3, MP4, midi ringtones Loudspeaker and 3.5mm jack
Features Messaging SMS, MMS, EmailBrowser : AndroidRadio :FM RadioGPSGames : No

Java : Via Java MIDP emulator

Colors : Black ( Extra White panels included in the package)

Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1300 mAhStand by time : Up to 200 hours , Talk Time :Up to 4 hours
Price InIndia Rs.5994


IDEA 3G offer with id 918 3G Smart phone
Prepaid : Offer for Prepaid Subscriber:Steps to avail Idea 3G offer (for first offer activation)

  • Buy the Idea Smartphone
  • Place his Idea SIM in Idea Smartphone
  • Make a Call from Idea Smartphone
  • Recharge with Rs. 259/ 260*
  • * Circle wise denomination may vary by +/- Rs5
  •  ** Please note that any recharge overwrites the benefit of the earlier pack.
Idea 3G Offer Benefits for Prepaid Immediate benefitto everyone who recharges with Rs. 259 or Rs. 260

  • Rs. 25 TT + Rs. 250 MB for 30 days (activated between 4-6 hours of activation)  Charges post 250 MB : 10ps/10KB
  • 10 minutes of talktime per day for 90 days
After 48 – 72 hrs of recharge and first call from Idea Smartphone: (only Idea Smartphone users will get this )

  • 2 GB per month for 3 months
  • Charges post 2 GB ( overage charges ) : 5ps/10KB
  • Idea TV Rs 150 pack p.m. free of charge for 3 months
Postpaid Steps to avail Idea 3G offer (for first offer activation)

  • Buy the Idea Smartphone
  • Place his Idea SIM in it
  • Make a Call
  • Sms ACTIDEA260 to 12345(tollfree)*
  • * Or request for pack of Rs. 260 through call centre/ My Idea
Idea 3G Benefits offer for Postpaid One time rental of Rs. 260 for 90 days :

  • 2 GB per bill cycle for 90 days
  • Rs. 100 of local voice usage discount per bill cycle for 90 days
  • Idea TV Rs 150 pack p.m. free of charge for 3 month
  • Subscriber should opt for the offer (postpaid)/ recharge with Rs. 259/260 (prepaid) within 45 days of making a call from his handset.


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84 Comments on "IDEA Cellular Launches ID 918 – Dual SIM 3G Smartphone for Rs.5994"


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Harshal Chavhan
January 25, 2016 7:20 pm 7:20 PM

Setting me se mobile version update nahi ho raha hai and marathi launguge bhi nahi chalti hai

Sayyad Hamid
January 31, 2016 8:30 am 8:30 AM

Are bhai Tera jo Problem h wo to Solve nahi Ho sakta Lekin Tu Hindi browser Usekar sakta h sirf Browsing.
Aur Benefit h Is mobile ka Prepaid Idea Sim Smartphone me Dalkar Turn 127 /-Rs ka Recharge Kar 1Gb 3G Internet Milega 28Days Liye only for Idea smart phone ,11time Ye Recharge kar sakte ho 1Sim par.

December 15, 2015 9:35 pm 9:35 PM

My phone is:(idea 3G smartphone(alcatel)) it was bought in 2012 The problem is: google play store is not working in my phone and also whats app once got supported but, now it is not getting installed. Also please tell me how to increase my sd card storage

September 14, 2015 10:52 pm 10:52 PM

My phone 918n touch display damage. Mujh khin v nhi mili .plz arinz the touch screen

Ibrahim khan
August 31, 2015 1:13 am 1:13 AM

I have only Display 918n Alcatel idea ,my mobile phone is damage

sumit chourasiya
August 16, 2015 7:02 pm 7:02 PM

I have idea 3g 918n ye he to bahut accha bas isme sabse jyada problam he to hindi ki jo isme nhi he ….
me is mobile ko shell krna chahata hu agar kisi ko chaiye to # 9685996887 ye mera no he ..
is pr baat kr skte ho or ha me sumitchourasiya from sehore m.p. se hu.

Thomas taye
August 3, 2015 3:38 pm 3:38 PM

bohot hi karab he ye idea 918 .storage b bohot kamty or hiddi b support ny he. hm ye phone karid kr bohot bra galty ho giya. …

June 27, 2015 11:00 pm 11:00 PM

I m very sade bicoz this ph in not hindi font

Amit bhardwaj
June 1, 2015 4:48 pm 4:48 PM

battery mai problem hai new change ke liye Kaise perchege karen

December 21, 2014 3:15 pm 3:15 PM

idea 918 is the borins set.where is serves center.please dont by the set

December 7, 2014 12:21 pm 12:21 PM

Doesn’t support hindi..wat to do?any suggestion?

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