Vodafone Smart 4 Turbo - £65
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Vodafone Smart 4 Turbo
The Smart 4 Turbo is an entry-level smartphone that runs on Android KitKat. Along with the Smart 4 Power, it is Vodafone's premier 'home brand' device for 2014. The turbo, however, has a smaller battery and slightly less power than the Smart 4 Power.
This phone has a 4.5 inch touchscreen that displays in 218PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Smart 4 Turbo has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 720p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz quad core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 68 out of 100.
The Smart 4 Turbo has an estimated battery life of around 7 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 3000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Smart 4 Turbo comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Smart 4 Turbo comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. This phone also has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The Smart 4 Turbo has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Smart 4 Turbo is a powerful device for the money. There is much to commend in a device with a quad core processor, NFC and 4G that costs less than £100.