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Idea Smartphone (Black)

  • | Expandable Upto 32 GB
  • 3.2 inch HVGA Display
  • 3.2MP Primary Camera
  • 1300 mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Android Gingerbread


1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories
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Specifications of Idea Smartphone (Black)

Brand Idea
Handset Color Black
Keypad No
Form Bar
Call Features Hands Free, Loudspeaker
Model Name Smartphone
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive
SIM Type Dual Sim, GSM + GSM, (Dual Standby)
Model ID Id 918
In the Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, 2 GB microSD Card, Data Cable, User Guide, LCD Protective File (Screen Guard), Exchangeable Cover
Video Player Yes, Supports MPEG4
FM Yes
Music Player Yes, Supports AAC, eAAC, MP3
Video Recording Yes
Rear Camera Yes, 3.2 MP
Front Facing Camera No
Internet & Connectivity
Network Type 3G
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Preinstalled Browser Android
Bluetooth Yes, v3, Supported Profiles (A2DP)
Navigation Technology A-GPS, with Google Maps
Wifi Yes
Internet Features Email
USB Connectivity Yes
Other Features
Sensors Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Phone Book Memory Yes
SMS Memory Yes
Call Memory Yes
Important Apps Social Networking, IM
Additional Features Idea TV, Idea Application Store, Navigation, Calculator, Sound Recorder, Notepad, Racing Thunder Game, Idea Customised On and Off Screen, MMS Enabled, Email Clients, Idea Mall
Warranty Summary 1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories
Weight 123 g
Size 58.6x112x12.1 mm
Resolution HVGA, 320 x 480 Pixels
Type TFT
Color 262 K
Size 3.2 inch
Talk Time 4 hrs (2G)
Standby Time 200 hrs (2G)
Type Li-Ion, 1300 mAh
Memory and Storage
Expandable Memory microSD, upto 32 GB
Included Memory Card 2 GB
Operating Freq GSM 900, 1800; UMTS - 2100
OS Android v2.3 (Gingerbread)
Java Yes
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Reviews of Idea Smartphone (Black)

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Yatin Mungi

Oct 14, 2013

very bad

i purchace idea 3g smart phone , 2 nd morning i replace form my deler , but still having batt charging prob. very bad response from deler . i throw it in dust bin.

Sidharth Rajben

Oct 4, 2013

awesome smart phone by idea like samsung and micomax but at low cost

guyzz i want to know that there is java supported or not.....but its very good mobile with many features and this my first mobile which is android gingerbead at low cost and its very good for all just grab it from enjoy...:D

Shrestha Pradhan

Mar 30, 2013

i hate idea handset

plz plz dont buy any idea mobile because m feeling too regret there are lots of problem in idea mobile and dont think also to buy . i have 3g idea mobile 5 mp camera but compare to other handset it equivalent to 1.3 mp camera . only shape of mobiile is gud but function and others are very bad. GO TO… (View complete review)

Jayant Bishai

Jan 5, 2013

About internal memory

All of the features are good but, its very demerites of the smartphone is that its Internal memory is not sufficent for a smartphone....
please do the about phone......................................................................................................................................…
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Prateek Dabral

Dec 23, 2012

aswome smartphone....

this smartph is very aswome at this price.
full response touch with all latest features of android.
hi speed internet..
must buy this
but camera sound doesnt become silent even at silent mode. this is annoying.

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Midhun R Mohan

Jun 24, 2012


if u r looking for all the below features in a single phone n also worried about ur pocket.. then must go for it:

This phone is very sleek looking and almost has a premium look and feel.
I am using this with idea and bsnl Sim, this is working perfectly, all the configurations were pushed to the phone by the service provider immediately on connecting... super speed EDGE and 3G..
Sim 1 is 3G and other is only 2G sapport slot..

a. Price
b. Good build quality
c. Attractive looking
d. Good quality screen with decent screen size (3.2 in 320x480)
e. Android 2.3.6
f. Good onscreen keyboard


Jun 15, 2012

First to review

Looks awasome and great value for money

Vivek, this phone can be used with any companys sim card .

At 5994, this phone is a great value for money. Not only dual sim, changbale covers and free 2GB memory make this a great buy. i got the demo of this in idea showroom and liked its display also.

Siva Naga Prasad Tadiparti

Jul 31, 2012

Check this Drawbacks

These Phone Drawbacks
1) There is no Group Ringtone or Contact Ringtone and Contact Birthday info
2) Camera Quality too poor in low lighting & we can’t turn off the cam Shutter sound
3) While talking on one SIM other SIM is out of coverage area.
4) if we load photos taken from a 10 MP Camera and load into the phone, photos are blurred.
5) Main drawback is if we connect to hi-speed Wi-Fi [such as Fiber Optical Connections] the phone can’t install any application from Google Play store. It will show “Memory Full” but there is nearly 40 MB Memory of free space in phone internal memory.
6) W

Khushroo Cooper

Jul 11, 2012

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Great for the price

Bought this as my backup phone. This is not very actively used but here are some impressions.

1. Great value. Good phone for what you pay.
2. Dual SIM. No carrier lock.
3. Good screen. Higher resolution than the competition.
4. Good build. Doesn't feel cheap when handling it.
5. Comes with all the usual accessories.

1. Sluggish processor. 1/2 star deducted.
2. Touch not very responsive due to processor. Of course my primary phone is a Galaxy S2 and hence I understand that I am getting what I paid for.
3. Very limited RAM. After updates and 2 other


Jun 18, 2012

I recommend this strongly.

A great dual sim smartphone. Fully loaded - even scratch guard is provided along with 2GB memory card and inter changable covers . I bought this phone in mumbai and highly satisfied with the use . The issue is that it is not availabl at most of the shops and hence i suggest that u guys can buy it from flipkart.


Jun 17, 2012

Best Phone At 5.9k

i had purchess this phone today and i am fully satisfied its best one of the market go for it everyone all the feature availble in this phone best mobile from best company go for it It's always better to review a product you have personally experienced Idea Smartphone Id 918 Mobile Phone
•Android 2.3 OS
•3.2 MP Primary Camera
•3.2-inch Touchscreen

saurabh sharma

Sep 4, 2012

wow for price

i bought this 2 day before its comparable to htc explore heres some pros and cons


1- great display
2-design is like optimus one material used is of super rubber quality
3-dual sim works like wow
4-great muzik player have various setting like equalizer, virtual sound, bass boosters
5-feels quite sturdy
6-idea 3g plan is great its like your phone has nothing much to do with internet bills
7-sim management is simple and easy u can switch among various options like voice, data
8-screen guard is given and extra front back cover worth what u know better
9-battery is quite satisfactory keep

Ronit Taranekar

Aug 5, 2012

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Nice phone in this price

1 Android
2 3G
3 WiFi
4 Awesome touch
5 Good sound quality ( earphones )
6 Smooth to access
7 Nice look
8 Low price
9 No messenger required for facebook chatting.
10 3.2 screen
11 Pretty good camera quality in different modes.
12 Dual sim

1 No front camera
2 Cannot turn off shutter sound of camera. It sounds at click very loud even when the phone is on silent mode.
3 Cannot set message ringtone of our choice. We can only choose only some given ringtones by phone.
4 Low RAM

It is a nice phone with all of these given features in this price. I don't regret purchasing it. Its a good

stebin pp

Jul 12, 2012

Bad performance

Phone memory is too low only 86.7MB available in new piece,below 80MB ram available for other app.Dual sim active standby in this handset was fake.if you are on a sim1 call the sim2 was not reachable for caller on the other end.i purchased it and lost my cash. dont buy this crap

Diwakar Sharma

Jun 26, 2012

Very powerfull mobile

very powerful mobile which u can get under 6k.go go hurry and bye it.far better then samsung or micromax.
1)fast processing
2)good screen resolution
3)nice look
4)3g offers from idea
5)dual sim
7)smooth touch
1)battery problem
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