The Idea Mobile Handsets

Idea,

one of the pioneers of mobile service in India has turned into mobile

handset business too. With the name 'Idea', people expect some

value-for-money things. Here we present four models from the house of

Idea.

<strong>Idea ID920</strong><br>Idea Cellular has introduced a new entry-level 3G network supporting dual SIM smartphone - Idea ID 920. The new ID 920 is an entry level smartphone that supports and aims to provide 3G network experience to the users.<br><br>The Idea ID 920 has dual SIM configuration where one can use a 3G networks SIM card and a 2G network sim card together. We managed to get a quick look at this entry-level 3G smartphone - Idea ID 920.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea ID920
Idea ID920
Idea Cellular has introduced a new entry-level 3G network supporting dual SIM smartphone - Idea ID 920. The new ID 920 is an entry level smartphone that supports and aims to provide 3G network experience to the users.

The Idea ID 920 has dual SIM configuration where one can use a 3G networks SIM card and a 2G network sim card together. We managed to get a quick look at this entry-level 3G smartphone - Idea ID 920.

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<strong>Idea ID 920</strong><br>This smartphone is apparently branded by Idea but actually is the Alcatel One Touch T'Pop model. The ID 920 features a 3.5-inch TFT LCD capacitive display with 320x480 pixel resolution. The build quality of this device is quite good and gives a good feel to the hands.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea ID920
Idea ID 920
This smartphone is apparently branded by Idea but actually is the Alcatel One Touch T'Pop model. The ID 920 features a 3.5-inch TFT LCD capacitive display with 320x480 pixel resolution. The build quality of this device is quite good and gives a good feel to the hands.

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<strong>Idea ID 920</strong><br>Idea ID 920 packs a 1400 mAh battery and we assume that it should run for about 5-6 hours at least. Idea will retail the ID 920 smartphone for Rs 4,950 along with some free data usage benefits.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea ID920
Idea ID 920
Idea ID 920 packs a 1400 mAh battery and we assume that it should run for about 5-6 hours at least. Idea will retail the ID 920 smartphone for Rs 4,950 along with some free data usage benefits.

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<strong>Idea ID 920</strong><br>Idea ID 920 packs a 1 GHz Cortex A9 based MediaTek MT6755 mobile processor with 256 MB RAM and mere 512 MB on-board storage. That is why Idea has packed a 2 GB micro SD card with the smartphone. Of course, one can always add up to 32 GB storage to this device. <br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea ID920
Idea ID 920
Idea ID 920 packs a 1 GHz Cortex A9 based MediaTek MT6755 mobile processor with 256 MB RAM and mere 512 MB on-board storage. That is why Idea has packed a 2 GB micro SD card with the smartphone. Of course, one can always add up to 32 GB storage to this device.

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<strong>Idea Aurus III</strong><br>Aurus III is a budget smartphone but has the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Just like the previous Aurus devices, the Aurus III has dual SIM configuration one of which can access 3G networks while the other is meant for 2G network.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Aurus III
Idea Aurus III
Aurus III is a budget smartphone but has the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Just like the previous Aurus devices, the Aurus III has dual SIM configuration one of which can access 3G networks while the other is meant for 2G network.

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<strong>Idea Aurus III</strong><br>The new Idea Aurus III packs a 1 GHz Cortex A9 based MediaTek MT6575 mobile processor with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB on-board storage. It has though 32 GB expandable storage facility. With this configuration, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean just manage to run smoothly with few or minimal hiccups.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Aurus III
Idea Aurus III
The new Idea Aurus III packs a 1 GHz Cortex A9 based MediaTek MT6575 mobile processor with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB on-board storage. It has though 32 GB expandable storage facility. With this configuration, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean just manage to run smoothly with few or minimal hiccups.

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<strong>Idea Aurus III</strong><br>Its 5 megapixel camera delivered fair images for a device of that segment sans the LED flash. <br>Idea has packed a 1400 mAh battery inside this dual SIM handset and it ideally should run for about 6 hours at least. The new Idea Aurus III will retail for Rs 6,990 along with some free data usage offer.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Aurus III
Idea Aurus III
Its 5 megapixel camera delivered fair images for a device of that segment sans the LED flash.
Idea has packed a 1400 mAh battery inside this dual SIM handset and it ideally should run for about 6 hours at least. The new Idea Aurus III will retail for Rs 6,990 along with some free data usage offer.

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<strong>Idea Aurus III</strong><br>Aurus comes loaded with Stereo FM radio. Idea has loaded this phone with Idea TV to stream TV shows, Idea Mall to download more apps and Idea Fresh to fetch VAS content. <br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Aurus III
Idea Aurus III
Aurus comes loaded with Stereo FM radio. Idea has loaded this phone with Idea TV to stream TV shows, Idea Mall to download more apps and Idea Fresh to fetch VAS content.

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<strong>idea Whiz@Rs. 7850</strong><br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
idea Whiz@Rs. 7850
idea Whiz@Rs. 7850

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<strong>Idea Blade</strong><br>Chinese multinational, ZTE is manufacturing this handset while Idea is marketing it under its own brand. It is the same handset available in the market as Dell XCD 35. <br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Blade
Idea Blade
Chinese multinational, ZTE is manufacturing this handset while Idea is marketing it under its own brand. It is the same handset available in the market as Dell XCD 35.

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<strong>Idea Blade</strong><br>The 1250 Li-ion battery of Idea Blade provides 3 hours of talktime. There is an accelerometer, proximity sensor and an ambient light sensor for better gaming; and there are the usual features like WiFi, Bluetooth, USB port and 32 GB expandable memory.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Blade
Idea Blade
The 1250 Li-ion battery of Idea Blade provides 3 hours of talktime. There is an accelerometer, proximity sensor and an ambient light sensor for better gaming; and there are the usual features like WiFi, Bluetooth, USB port and 32 GB expandable memory.

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<strong>Idea Blade</strong><br>It has a 600 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor along with a meagre 512 MB of RAM.<br>It has a bigger 3.5 inch screen though and since it is based on capacitive touch technology, it will be easy to work on. There is a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with digital zoom that can record videos as well but at 10 fps (frames per second,)<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Blade
Idea Blade
It has a 600 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor along with a meagre 512 MB of RAM.
It has a bigger 3.5 inch screen though and since it is based on capacitive touch technology, it will be easy to work on. There is a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with digital zoom that can record videos as well but at 10 fps (frames per second,)

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<strong>Idea Blade</strong><br>Both the Dell XCD35 and Idea Blade are the same device. Only the branding is different. <br>A range of Android smartphones starting from as low as Rs 4,000 is available in the market. In fact, you get very good handsets for around Rs 8,000 that include LG Optimus L3, Samsung Galaxy Y S5360, Motorola Fire XT311, Spice Mi-350n etc.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Blade
Idea Blade
Both the Dell XCD35 and Idea Blade are the same device. Only the branding is different.
A range of Android smartphones starting from as low as Rs 4,000 is available in the market. In fact, you get very good handsets for around Rs 8,000 that include LG Optimus L3, Samsung Galaxy Y S5360, Motorola Fire XT311, Spice Mi-350n etc.

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<strong>Idea Id-280</strong><br>This is a Huawei device that Idea has rebranded as its own and it is offering the handset with 3G services that it says are worth Rs 3,500. So if you substract the tariff data, you are getting the handset for just Rs 2,350! Now, that's what's called, what an idea sirji!<br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Id-280
Idea Id-280
This is a Huawei device that Idea has rebranded as its own and it is offering the handset with 3G services that it says are worth Rs 3,500. So if you substract the tariff data, you are getting the handset for just Rs 2,350! Now, that's what's called, what an idea sirji!
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<strong>Idea Id-280</strong><br>This bar shaped handset comes with a 2.8 inch screen with three capacitive buttons and a physical Home key in front. The volume buttons are placed on the top right, while the 3.5 mm jack and power key are on the top. While one mic is placed on the top front, the other is at the back, beside the camera. There is a USB charger port at the bottom of the smartphone.<br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Id-280
Idea Id-280
This bar shaped handset comes with a 2.8 inch screen with three capacitive buttons and a physical Home key in front. The volume buttons are placed on the top right, while the 3.5 mm jack and power key are on the top. While one mic is placed on the top front, the other is at the back, beside the camera. There is a USB charger port at the bottom of the smartphone.

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It has usual Android features like Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS, and a number of applications.<br>However, the noted feature is the Idea TV, offering a whopping 112 channels for just Rs 150 per month.<br>It has a 3.2 megapixel rear camera. There is no front facing camera.<br>So at Rs 5,850 with Rs 3,500 of 3G benefits in the first month, this is a good buy and you may end up saying, what a deal Sirji!<br><br>&lt;a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" target="_blank"&gt;&lt;span style="color: windowtext; font-weight:bold; text-decoration: none; text-underline: none;"&gt;Details on The Mobile Indian&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/a&gt;
Idea Id-280
It has usual Android features like Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS, and a number of applications.
However, the noted feature is the Idea TV, offering a whopping 112 channels for just Rs 150 per month.
It has a 3.2 megapixel rear camera. There is no front facing camera.
So at Rs 5,850 with Rs 3,500 of 3G benefits in the first month, this is a good buy and you may end up saying, what a deal Sirji!

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<strong>Idea Id-280</strong><br>The touchscreen though is quite responsive and reacts to most commands quite efficiently. <br>It also played games quite easily, but of course don't expect to play graphic intensive games or get extraordinary visual output. Though it did not freeze during the review process, it sometimes just did not respond to commands for a few seconds.<br>The phone runs out of battery juice very quickly, partly due to its operating system. The 1250 mAh Li-ion battery certainly does not look right for a smartphone. However, the phone can last a full day if you use it properly. <br><br><a href="http://www.themobileindian.com/handset-guide/details/Idea-Whiz&amp;sec=news/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Details on The Mobile Indian" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"><span>Details on The Mobile Indian</span></a>
Idea Id-280
Idea Id-280
The touchscreen though is quite responsive and reacts to most commands quite efficiently.
It also played games quite easily, but of course don't expect to play graphic intensive games or get extraordinary visual output. Though it did not freeze during the review process, it sometimes just did not respond to commands for a few seconds.
The phone runs out of battery juice very quickly, partly due to its operating system. The 1250 mAh Li-ion battery certainly does not look right for a smartphone. However, the phone can last a full day if you use it properly.

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