Huawei Launches IDEOS Android 2.2 Powered Smartphone in India on AirCel

Huawei Technologies of China has finally launched its affordable Huawei IDEOS (U8150) Smartphone in India in partnership with Aircel, that is powered by the Android 2.2 Froyo with Huawei’s custom Emotion touchscreen user interface.

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Huawei IDEOS Android smartphone

Already been announced in a number of countries across Europe, North America and Latin America, the Huawei IDEOS U8150 Android smartphone is available to AirCel customers in India for the price of Rs. 8,499 and is all set to redefine the “entry-level” smartphone space in India that combines high-quality hardware and software with a high price-to-performance ratio.

Customers opting to buy the IDEOS Android phone with a post-paid contract option from Aircel are being offered free 2GB data download every month.

To be available in black, yellow, blue, and purple colors, the Huawei IDEOS Android smartphone is equipped with 528MHz processor and comes with latest Android 2.2 FroYo pre-installed with Huawei Emotion User Interface. Update to future versions of Android OS is also promised.

EDGE/GSM/GPRS: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and HSDPA 7.2 Mbps network ready Huawei IDEOS has 2.8-inch 240 x 320 pixel 262K colors capable Capacitive Touchscreen display and provides a variety of ways to access the Internet, boasting downlink speeds of more than 7.2Mb/s, offers WCDMA + WiFi dual network support, and offers ubiquitous mobile broadband services.

The IDEOS smartphone comes with 256MB RAM+512MB NAND internal memory and includes microSD card supporting up to 32GB expandable memory.

For data connectivity, Huawei IDEOS offers WiFi 802.11b/g/N wireless LAN, Bluetooth 2.1+A2DP, microUSB port connection, Accelerometer sensor, Gravity sensor, and Ambient light sensor that helps automatic brightness adjustment.

The IDEOS Android smartphone also doubles as a WiFi router (WiFi Hotspot) allowing up to eight WiFI enabled devices connection simultaneously, making Huawei  IDEOS an all-in-one solution for a range of wireless connectivity options.

The Huawei IDEOS also offers voice dialing, voice navigation, and the ability to run applications off the SD card (all based on Android FroYo OS) and with more than 100,000 applications available in the Android Market, users of IDEOS can gets a wide range of communication, entertainment, office, and financial management applications of their choice almost free.

Other features of Huawei IDEOS Android smartphone includes a single 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera with video recording, built-in GPS with A-GPS support, Google Maps 4.7 navigation, and comes with complete suite of Google Apps for Android including Google Search, Gmail, etc.

Price and Availability

The Huawei IDEOS (U8150) Android smartphone come with 1200mAh Li-ion battery and is available from Aircel in India for Rs. 8,499 with warranty. Visit www.huaweidevice.com/ideos for more details.