Smart III - £75
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Vodafone Smart III
Manufactured by Alcatel, the Vodafone Smart III is an updated version of the popular Smart II. It is an entry-level smartphone that runs on Android Jelly Bean. It aims to give users a full smartphone experience at a reasonable cost.
This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 233PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Smart III has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 720p. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 1GHz single core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 18 out of 100.
The Smart III has an estimated battery life of around 6 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1500mAh (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 III comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage.
The Smart III has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It also 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. The 975N version of this phone comes with NFC.
The Vodafone Smart III has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and 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.
Vodafone's Smart III is a competent Android phone at a good price. It is a significant improvement over its predecessor and is likely to appeal to first time smartphone buyers, teenagers and students.