VM 585 - £20
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Virgin VM585
The VM585 is an affordable phone that is designed to be easy to use. It is aimed at first time users and the less technically concerned. Although it is sold under the Virgin name, the phone is manufactured by Alcatel and sells elsewhere in the worlds as the Alcatel One Touch 1046.
This phone has a 1.8 inch screen that displays in 114PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The VM585 has a 0.3MP camera and can record video in up to QVGA (320x240). This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 1 out of 100.
The VM585 has an estimated battery life of around 4 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 400mAh (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 VM585 comes with an expandable memory card slot through which it is possible to add up to 16GB external storage.
The VM 585 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit).
The VM585 has very large buttons with raised numbers (aimed to assist the vision-impaired). This phone also has an FM radio.
The VM585 is a deliberately uncomplicated phone designed to meet the needs of first time users and the visually and hearing impaired.