As Indian Telecom Operators penetrate the 3G Market from Cities towards Rural Villages, they want every Indian to get a taste of High Speed Data. Idea Cellular disrupted the 3G SmartPhone market by launching Android Devices late last month. Today, Vodafone accelerated the War with launch of Vodafone Smart 3G handset.

In order for the consumers to make faster purchase decision, we present a Side by Side comparison of Idea Blade Vs Idea ID 280 vs Vodafone Smart 3G Handsets.

Idea Blade Idea ID 280 Vodafone Smart 3G
Processor Qualcomm – Snapdragon Qualcomm – Snapdragon Qualcomm – Snapdragon
Platform Android 2.2 Android 2.2 Android 2.2
Screen 3.5 Inches 2.8 Inches 2.8 Inches
Capacitive Touch Yes Touch Enabled Yes Touch Enabled Yes Touch Enabled
Camera 3.2 MegaPixel 3.2 MegaPixel 2 MegaPixel
3G/Wi-Fi Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes Yes
FM Radio Music Player Support Yes Yes Yes
Memory 2 GB Expand Upto 32 GB 2 GB Expand Upto 32 GB 2 GB Expand Upto 32 GB
Gravity Sensor Yes Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes Yes
Android Apps Yes Yes Yes
Price Rs 7992 Rs 5850 Rs 4995
Freebies 3G benefits of Rs 3500 3G benefits of Rs 3500 3G Data Downloads Doubled
Warranty Not Mentioned Not Mentioned 2 Years

If you choose to switch from either Idea to Vodafone because of 3G Handset and Data Offering or Vice Versa, then make use of the Mobile Number Portability and do so. Critics and Complaints against Vodafone and Idea Smartphones can be launched here.