Idea ‘Whiz’ Android 4.0 smartphone for Rs. 7,850


Telecom operator Idea Cellular is all set to launch to another Android smartphone in the Indian market. The smartphone is dubbed Idea Whiz and is already listed on Idea Cellular’s website.

Idea Whiz will feature a 4-inch WVGA display. Under the hood, the smartphone packs in a 1GHz dual-core processor along with 512MB of RAM. It comes with 4GB of internal storage of which 1.5GB is user accessible. The storage can be expanded by up to 32GB via a microSD card.

For camera, there is a 5-megapixel auto-focus rear camera and a VGA one on the front. It is dual-SIM smartphone that runs on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). There is a 1500 mAh battery, which as per company claims gives 12.5 hours of talktime on 2G and 8.5 hours on 3G.

As per the website, the smartphone will costs Rs. 7,850. To sweeten the deal, Idea will also be offering 3G data benefits and free Idea TV subscription for the first 3 months with a recharge of Rs. 261.

Earlier in the month, Idea Cellular had launched Aurus II smartphone. Idea Arus II is a 3G Android smartphone, which costs Rs. 6,490. The smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

The Aurus II is powered by a 1GHz processor and has 512MB of RAM. It sports a 3.5-inch screen that has a resolution of 320×480 pixels. It features a 3.2-megapixel rear camera and a VGA front facing camera. The phone offers an internal storage memory of 4GB expandable up to 32GB via micro-SD card.

Idea Aurus II is also a dual-SIM smartphone.

  • Idea Whiz key specifications
  • 4-inch WVGA display
  • 1GHz dual-core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4GB internal storage
  • 5-megapixel auto-focus rear camera
  • VGA front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 1500mAh battery
  • Android 4.0

Technical Specifications

2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network UMTS 900/2100
Type TFT, 16 M Colours
Size 800 X 480 pixels, 4 inches
Features Capacitive touch, G sensor, Proximity sensor, Light sensor
Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photo call
Call records Practically unlimited
Internal ROM is 4GB (1.5 GB available for end user) & RAM is 512 MB
Card Slot Expandable upto 32GB;
GPRS Class 12
EDGE Class 12
USB v2.0 microUSB
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Primary 5MP Auto Focus with Flash
Video 3GP/MPEG 4, 30fps
Secondary VGA
Video Calling  
Alert Type Vibration; MP3, MP4, midi ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email
Browser Android
Java Via Java MIDP emulator
Color Black & White
Capacity Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Stand by time  
Talk Time Up to 12.5 hours (2G)/ 8.5 hours (3G)

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