Idea launches Aurus III & ID 920 Android phones, starting INR 4,950

idea Aurus III and ID 920Idea Cellular has announced the launch of two new Android smartphones in the Indian market. Dubbed as Aurus III and ID 920, the phones will succeed the telecom operator’s previously launched ID-918 and Aurus II phones.

Talking about the smartphones, Idea Aurus III features 4-inch WVGA display, Android 4.1 and 1GHz processor. The phone will be sold at INR 6,990.

On the other hand, Idea ID 920 comes with 3.5-inch HVGA display, Android 2.3 and dual-SIM support. The phone will be available at INR 4,950.

Data offer: As always, Idea is offering slightly discounted data packages for Aurus III and ID-920. With the recharge of INR 261, the smartphone buyers will be getting the following benefits.

  • 1.6 GB (1GB for ID 920) per month for 3 months on 3G/Unlimited data on 2G for first 3 months
  • Idea TV Rs. 150 pack p.m. free of charge for 3 months

Both the smartphones are now available at Idea stores and other major retailers across the country.

“Keeping in mind the requirements of the fast evolving Indian consumer in the light of the ongoing mobile broadband revolution, the new 3G smartphones from Idea are priced affordably to upgrade existing 2G users to 3G. Device plays an important role in establishing data experience for the user, but currently 3G smartphones are priced relatively high in the Indian market. Idea is bridging this gap by bringing low-cost devices with high-end features to proliferate 3G among all segments of users,” said Sashi Shankar, CMO, Idea Cellular.

“We have already sold more than 3 lakh 3G smartphones ever since we entered the devices market, a little over a year ago, leading to a rapid increase of data users to over 26 million in Q4FY13. We are confident that our expanding 3G devices portfolio will further spur data usage on our network”, added Sashi Shankar.

Idea Aurus III key specifications

  • 4-inch 800x480p resolution display
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • 5MP rear camera, VGA front camera
  • 3G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 1GHz processor
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) support
  • 512MB of RAM, 4GB of on-board memory, microSD card slot
  • 1400 mAh battery

Idea ID-920 key specifications

  • 3.5-inch 480x320p display
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • 1GHz processor
  • 3G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 256MB of RAM, 512MB of internal memory, microSD card slot
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) support
  • 2MP camera
  • 1400 mAh battery

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