Idea Aurus 3
Idea Aurus 3 Mobile Price in India
The Indian smartphonemanufacturer Idea with an eye on the needs of service professionals and college students has launched a new smartphone in the market with affordable market price. The product contains all technical features which every consumer would prefer to have it at a budget amount. The company is optimistic with the prospect of the product and is leaving nothing for its publicity.
Features and specifications
The new Idea Aurus 3 comes with a 4 inch capacitive TFT touchscreen having a display resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Its screen size can provide decent gaming as well as video watching experiences to the users. This dual GSM smartphone runs on 3G internet network and allows users to shift easily to 2 G connection for activating GPRS and Edge applications. Users will receive free flow of data transmission even in remote location because of the presence of Wi-Fi connectivity. Average photo images can be obtained with the inclusion of VGA front camera and rear camera of 5 megapixels. Online activities like e-mailing and installation of essential applications can be quite easily done with the help of this smartphone.
Design and quality
The smartphone is primarily available in black and white handset and the outer surface creates a good feeling and is quite sturdy look. The touchscreen buttons with decent backlighting make them visible in any lighting conditions. The back panel is made of plastic rubber and hence does not break easily as it provides solid gripping to the hands. The VGA camera and other sensors are situated on the right position of earpiece grill. For viewing the removable battery and the micro-SD slot users can open the back panel quite easily. The audio jack is placed on top of the device where users can connect their headphone plug quite easily. The secondary mic is positioned above the loudspeaker grill at the back of the smartphone. The QWERTY keypad allows typing in both landscape mode and portrait mode.
Os and tech
The smartphone works on Android v 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system with certain customizations.Users will not notice any technical lag when they shift from one application to another application. The haptic and the touchscreen feedback are quite responsive and never fail to respond even on a single touch. Though the user interface of the smartphone is quite standard but users accustomed to using high definition smartphones might make it bit tough to adjust with this product. It is quite superficial to highlight that the smartphone supports double tap and pinch to zoom but this zooming takes a long time because of slow paced operating processor. Though, it is an entry level device it does not imply that the phone is simple and monotonous. It contains features such as turning over the mute/ switch activation and shaking as well as a microphone to regulate noise during voice call.
Camera and multimedia:
The smartphone comes with a rear camera of 5 megapixels without the feature of auto-focus but is quite capable of capturing still photos with decent resolution of 1920 x 2560 pixels. Users have the option of capturing still photos in any angular position without missing the minimal details. The secondary VGA camera enables the users to shoot selfies of decent visual resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The primary camera captures video recording of 480p is quite similar to the still photos. The device supports audio formats like wma, aac and mp3. Stock Music Player option allows the users to repeat, shuffle any musical songs of their choice. Users can successfully play mp4 and avi video formats of 480 p resolution in the Video Player option of the device.
Battery and memory
The Li-Ion battery of 1400 mAh capacity has a decent talktime of 7 hours in 2G network and 5 hours in case of 3G network. It supports standby time of 350 hours in 2 G network and 254 hours in 3G network. However, the disappointment is the inclusion of 512MB RAM and a 4GB built memory which can be enhanced further with the help of micro-SD card up to 32 GB.
Pros and cons:
· Decent battery life.
· Affordable price.
· Decent screen size.
· Less capacity of RAM.
· Apps are not equally active.
· Less speed of the core processor.