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

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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
General2G Network : GSM 850/900/1800/1900 3G Network :HSDPA 2100/850, DL 7.2Mbps/UL 5.76Mbps
DisplayType :TFT, 262k colorsSize : 480 x 800 pixels, 3.2 inchesFeatures : Capacitive, G sensor, Proximity sensor
MemoryPhonebook : 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 /ConnectivityGPRS / EDGE -Class 12 WLAN,USB v2.0 micro USBBluetooth3G : HSDPA DL 7.2 Mbps; UL 384kbps
CameraPrimary : 3.2 MP, 2048X1536 pixelsVideo: VGA 

Secondary : Not Available

SoundAlert Type :Vibration; MP3, MP4, midi ringtones Loudspeaker and 3.5mm jack
FeaturesMessaging SMS, MMS, EmailBrowser : AndroidRadio :FM RadioGPSGames : No

Java : Via Java MIDP emulator

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

BatteryStandard battery, Li-Ion 1300 mAhStand by time : Up to 200 hours , Talk Time :Up to 4 hours
Price InIndiaRs.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 PrepaidImmediate 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
PostpaidSteps 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 PostpaidOne 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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