Idea has plumped up its smartphone arena with its first Android Jelly Bean offering- the Idea Aurus 2- a dual-sim (GSM+GSM) smartphone that succeeds the Gingerbread-operating Aurus launched past year. The 3.5-inch display has a capacitive touchscreen and a pixel resolution of 320×480. A 1GHz processor powers the handset, which boasts a decent memory of 4GB RAM (expendable to 32GB via microSD) and 512 MB ROM. A 3.2-megapixel camera with digital zoom mounts the phone, and wi-fi and 3G options beautifully complement the incorporated VGA front camera to simplify video conferences.
Also, buyers of this phone get an awesome deal on their internet data subscription with 1.6GB of 3G data for just Rs. 261/-, and free access to Idea TV for the initial three months. Apart from this, the handset rolls out video-calling facility to existing 2G users who wish to upgrade their data plan to 2G.
Though the Idea Aurus 2 has been officially launched, details regarding a few of its components haven’t been divulges as of yet- like the maker of the CPU. Also, the company is yet to give out a statement shedding more light on the contained battery and the functional time it offers to both its 2G and 3G users.
Idea Aurus 2 is the sixth member in Idea’s 3G Android family, with Zeal, Ivory ID918, Blade and Idea Aurus being the previous members.