Idea Cellular, the third largest GSM operator in the country, has recently announced to roll-out ID 918, a dual-SIM Android smartphone on the 3G mobile spectrums.
The new Idea ID 918 comes loaded with a 3.2-inches display screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The new handset has 512MB RAM and operates on Android 2.3(Gingerbread) operating system.
The Idea’s 3G handsets have 1300 mAh battery. The new electronic device has 150MB internal storage which is expandable upto 32GB.
Further, the new device includes features like a 3.2MP camera. If talked about internet activity on the mobile, the phone has GPRS, EDGE, 3G, WLAN, USB, Bluetooth.
The new ID 918 will be available in the market with the price tag of Rs 5,994 and along with the handset, Idea is also offering benefits worth Rs 2,340 apart from a 2 GB data per month for three months after 48-72 hours of recharge.
During the launch of the handset, the chief marketing officer of the company Sashi Shankar said, “The company breaking the Rs 6,000- barrier, will help drive usage with this dual SIM.”
He said, “The overall 3G customer base in the country is currently estimated at nine million with Idea accounting for about one third of it.”
Meanwhile, the ID 918 is the 3rd 3G device offering from the Aditya Birla group controlled company after Blade and Id-280, which have reported around 1 lakh sales in the country since the launch in December last year.