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Vodafone Smart Mini

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 reviews of Vodafone Smart Mini. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and portability. The features and usability also get good feedback. There are mixed reviews on the reception and screen, and many are negative about the camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Vodafone Smart Mini is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 136 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Vodafone Smart Mini

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 user reviews of Vodafone Smart Mini from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design and screen. The features and usability are also appreciated. Reviews about the reception and sound are mixed, and there are some critical opinions about the durability.

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83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vodafone Smart Mini 4 Pay As You Go Handset - BlackVodafone Smart Mini 4 Pay As You Go Handset - WhiteVodafone Smart Mini Pay As You Go Handset - White

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Luke Johnson (trustedreviews.com)

Vodafone Smart Mini

 

A decent smartphone that's cheaper than most videogames. We kid you not.

Extremely cheap ; Easy to use interface ; Decent audio

Poor 2-megapixel camera ; Slightly sluggish 1GHz CPU

- a more direct alternative at £89.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: TechSmart (techsmart.co.za)

Vodafone Smart Mini

 

Very affordable., Sturdy build., Access to Google Play and its hundreds of thousands of apps and games., Runs on almost pure version of Android Jelly Bean

Looks and feels as cheap as it is., Not the best performance ever encountered on a smartphone., 2 MP camera takes poor shots

Vodafone’s Smart Mini smartphone makes Android Jelly Bean and all the hundreds of thousand of apps available on Google Play available at a much lower price-range. The specs and design on offer might not make headlines, but are good enough to persuade...

Sep, 2013
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Expert review by: mfereday (gadgetspeak.com)

Vodafone Smart Mini

 

Joining the Vodafone Smart family of handsets is the Smart Mini. This baby of the family is firmly entrenched in the budget market price category. This model is available for around £50 on a Pay as you Go (PAYG) basic. There is a choice of white, pink...

With dimensions of 115 x 62.3 x 12.2mm (H x W x D), the Vodafone Smart Mini has a solid appearance as its weight of 118g weights helps confirm. Dominating the front of the handset is a 3.5-inch screen that delivers a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels....

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Dave Oliver (wired.co.uk)

Vodafone Smart Mini review

 

Now that almost everyone has a smartphone, the race is on to seewho can do them better for less, and there's a lot of activity atthe budget end of the market to deliver the most features for abargain basement price.

Only costs £50, decent build

Slow processor, camera just 2 megapixels, low res screen,unexceptional battery life

The Vodafone Smart Mini delivers some pretty good smartphonefeatures at an excellent price. As a first phone for early teens ora spare device to take on holiday it will do most things you needit to, just so long as you're not in a hurry thanks to...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Harley Ogier (pcworld.co.nz)

Vodafone Smart mini

 

Vodafone's Smart mini, otherwise known as the Vodafone 875, is the company's ultrabudget smartphone offering to the New Zealand market. At just NZ$99 with a prepay SIM pack, this little Android handset comes in black or an utterly fabulous...

Solid construction ; Light and fairly thin ; Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ; Excellent value for money

Low screen resolution ; Limited performance in demanding apps/games ; Limited-quality 2MP camera ; Pathetically quiet speaker

The Vodafone Smart mini is a basic smartphone with numerous limitations, but it does offer impressive value for the NZ$99 price. Highly recommended for kids, or for those unconvinced on the ‘smartphone’ question and unwilling to spend big in search of...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Vodafone Smart Mini

 

This is just getting silly now. They should call it the Battle of the Bargain Bin, as it's all out war between phone manufacturers in the low-end right now. After some stunningly specced, sub £100 smarties in recent months, we've now reached this: the...

If you’re prepared to stretch another £50 or £100, you can get a lot more bang for your buck than the Vodafone Smart MIni - bigger screens, faster processors, better cameras. But let’s be honest: that would also mean doubling or tripling your budget:...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Processor Number:CORTEX-A9

Camera

Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:640 x 480 (VGA)

Configuration

GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:Unknown
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.1 Jellybean
Operator:Vodafone
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: No
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