Idea Cellular, the well-known home-grown telecom operator, has listed a new smartphone on its official website. The spotted smartphone, which is called ‘Idea Whiz’, has been priced at Rs.7850/-. As you can see, the smartphone is yet another entry-level handset from the telecom operator. Just like other Idea smartphones, the Whiz also comes bundled with exclusive offers from Idea Cellular. And as for this smartphone, Idea is offering both prepaid and postpaid offers. The details about the smartphone and the offers are given below.
The smartphone boasts a 4 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with 800 X 480 pixels (WVGA) resolution and 16 m colors. It’s a pity that the smartphone runs on Android v4.0.4 Ice cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system instead of Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Whiz is powered by a dual core processor clocking at 1 GHz. It features a 5 megapixel autofocus camera at rear with flash and a VGA camera at front.
It comes with 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of ROM and the user accessible memory is about 1.5 GB. There is also a microSD card slot for expansion (up to 32 GB). The smartphone comes equipped with Java by means of Java MIDP emulator. In terms of internet and connecity, the smartphone encompasses 3G, 2G (Class 12 GPRS/EDGE), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB v2.0, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, 3.5 mm audio jack etc.
The smartphone Whiz also features Surround Sound mode for an enhanced experience. And the supported sensors are G-Sensor, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor. It is powered by a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery that provides up to 12.5 hours of talk time over 2G network and for 3G it is up to 8.5 hours. There are two color options for you to choose from i.e. White and Black.
Idea Whiz Key Features and Specifications:
- 4 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen
- 800 X 480 pixels (WVGA) resolution
- Android v4.0.4 Ice cream Sandwich (ICS) OS
- 1 GHz dual core processor
- 5 megapixel autofocus camera at rear, VGA front facing camera
- 512 MB of RAM, 4 GB of ROM (1.5 GB user accessible memory)
- 32 GB expandable memory via microSD card
- Java support via Java MIDP emulator
- 3G, 2G (Class 12 GPRS/EDGE), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB v2.0, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, 3.5 mm audio jack
- Surround Sound mode
- Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery
Like we said, the smartphone comes bundled with exclusive Idea offers and both prepaid and postpaid Idea customers can avail these.
Idea Whiz Prepaid Offers:
Idea prepaid subscriber can recharge with Rs.259/- to get this offer. The recharge denomination may vary circle-wise. Therefore contact your service provider first and then opt for it. But before recharging with this voucher, make sure you’ve made a call from the Idea Whiz smartphone. After recharging with the mentioned voucher, Idea 3G prepaid users will get up to 1.6 GB of data usage per month for 3 months while the 2G prepaid users will be unlimited data usage for 3 months. However, in case of 2G users, the data transmission rate will be reduced to 40 Kbps after 2 GB of data usage. Idea TV monthly subscription pack of Rs.150/- will also be provided to the both 2G and 3G prepaid subscribers free for 3 months.
Idea Whiz Postpaid Offers:
Idea postpaid users after buying the smartphone and inserting the SIM should make a call from their phone. And thereafter they would have to SMS ACTIDEA260 to 12345 (tollfree) to avail the offer. Alternatively, they can call My Idea Call center to get their offer pack activated. If you are not sure what the denomination of your recharge voucher is, we would suggest you to contact Idea Cellular Customer Care. However, as for the offer, the Idea 3G postpaid users will get 1.6 GB of data usage per bill cycle for 90 days and on the other hand 2G postpaid users will get unlimited data access for 90 days. The postpaid customers will also get Rs.150 Idea TV subscription for free.
The offers are only applicable for the Idea Whiz handset users and both prepaid and postpaid customers should opt for their respective offers within 45 days from the first call made from the smartphone.
You can get further details about the smartphone and the offers over the official website of the manufacture, click here. Don’t directly recharge your smartphone without consulting Idea Cellular customer care, as the recharge denomination values written above may vary circle to circle.