Finally, the most awaited affordable Android mobile phone Huawei Ideos has finally arrived in India. This phone comes at a time when 3G Services will be launching very shortly and also when Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is in place so that even CDMA customers can migrate to GSM for using this phone. So, let’s check out what are the feature set this phone comes with. In India this phone is launched in collaboration with AIRCEL. AIRCEL has launched this phone with exclusive free Internet offers. With this phone, AIRCEL Postpaid customer gets free Pocket Internet of 2GB per month and also attractive prepaid bundle offers like FREE Pocket Internet of 750 MB with FRC (First Recharge) of Rs.67 in selected circles on 2G Speeds. Please note that this handset from Aircel is not a locked handset which means that it can accommodate any GSM SIM Card.
Specifications & Features
First and foremost, straightaway this mobile phone comes with Android 2.2 version out of the box which means that at least you don’t have to wait for Froyo version. This IDEOS comes with a 2.8 inch QVGA capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 320X240 and comes along with other standard features like G Sensor, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, Micro USB slot, A GPS, Proximity Sensor, FM Radio, 3.5 mm jack, Light Sensor, in built Google applications like Maps/Search/ Gmail, 3.2MP camera and also this phone is HSDPA capable which means you can enjoy a whopping Internet speed of 7.2Mbps on 3G network.
Memory and Battery
This Huawei Ideos comes with an internal memory of 200MB which can be expanded with the help of external memory card. This device sports 256 MB of RAM and a 512 MB of ROM. This phone also comes with a battery life of 1200mAH which promises to give a Stand-by time of 288 h or a Talk time Up to 9 h. Please note, this phone comes with a capability of storing unlimited phone book and sms entries.
Cost and Availability
This phone is currently launched by AIRCEL, so initially it will only be available in AIRCEL official stores, The Mobile Store outlets and also it will be available with the AIRCEL dealers. Last, but not the least this handset is priced at just Rs. 8,499. Considering the fact that many advanced smart phones like Sony Ericsson X10 and many other advanced devices are still awaiting the Froyo operating system which are almost priced 3 times at around 28k and still runs on Android 2.1 operating system, this IDEOS is truly a money worth BUY. There are also other affordable advanced versions of Huawei IDEOS which are IDEOS X5 and IDEOS S7 which will be launched in India in coming months ahead.