Huawei Launches IDEOS: A 150 dollar android smartphone

Huawei, a company providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, has announced the launch of IDEOS, an affordable smartphone powered by the latest iteration of Android 2.2 (also known as ‘Froyo’).

Huawei IDEOS
IDEOS which is available in Black, Yellow, Blue and purple colors:

1) Provides a variety of ways to access the Internet, with downlink speeds of more than 7.2Mb/s, offers WCDMA + WiFi dual network support, and offers ubiquitous mobile broadband services.

2) doubles as a WiFi router for up to eight devices at a time

3) Will run on Android 2.2 (pre-installed)

4) supports functions such as voice dialing, voice navigation, and the ability to run applications off the SD card.

Price: The smartphone is priced between US$100 and US$200(though the company prefers to call the announcement as the one of a US$150 smartphone), depending on the market.

IDEOS will be released in a number of countries across Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America and Latin America. One should expect the device to get launched in India, soon too, as the pricing and connectivity features appear tailor made for the country. --------

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