Idea AURUS Dual SIM 3G Android Smartphone Unboxing

Today we were at the Idea Cellular’s Press Conference for their new 3G Android smartphone called AURUS. It is an entry-level Dual SIM smartphone with Dual Standby that runs on Android Gingerbread 2.3.6. The device is manufactured by Alcatel.  Aurus priced at Rs. 7190 (inclusive of all taxes) with 3G benefits of Rs. 2340.


Idea 3G Aurus is powered by 800MHz CPU mostly a MediaTek SOC with 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM. It comes with a 4GB MicroSD card (expandable to 32GB) card, 3.5-inch HVGA capacitive, 5MP Camera (using software interpolation as actual camera is 3.2MP), Front Facing VGA Camera for 3G video calls.

It has 1300mAh battery, 3G HSDPA 7.2Mbps, Bluetooth, FM Radio cloud backup, Social Networking Apps. Aurus is Quad Band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 and Dual Band UMTS (3G) 850/2100 smartphone.

Author: Gaurav Hasabnis

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