Idea Cellular launches dual-SIM ID 918 at INR 5,994 (Update)

Telecom operator Idea Cellular is going to launch its third 3G Android smartphone later today. Dubbed as ID 918, the smartphone is already listed on the telco’s website and is available at

Idea ID 918 is a dual-SIM GSM smartphone, which runs on Android 2.3, and comes with 3.2 inch capacitive touchscreen. Other features of the smartphone include 3.2MP camera, and 1300 mAh battery.

Idea is also offering special benefits to the ID 918 buyers, who will be getting 3G packages as well as free recharges worth Rs. 2340.

We will include the press note once the smartphone is officially announced along with other details.

Key Specs

  • 3.2 inches display, 262K colours, 480 x 800 pixels
  • 150 MB internal storage, 512 MB RAM, expandable up to 32GB
  • Android 2.3
  • Connectivity: GPRS, EDGE, 3G, WLAN, USB, Bluetooth
  • 3.2 MP camera
  • 1300 mAh battery

“Idea has always innovated to support the telecom services penetration in the country. In line with this commitment, we have introduced yet another affordable and fully loaded 3G Smartphone ‘ID-918’. Our first 2 smartphones ‘Blade’ and ‘ID-280’ saw higher uptake due to their multitasking capabilities and vast range of preloaded application. We have noticed good response and rapid uptake of our 3G services due to Idea smarphones’, said Sashi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Idea Cellular, in a statement.


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