Vodafone has launched the bargain Vodafone Smart 4 mini for just £50 with fairly decent specs.
If you’re looking for an Android smartphone on a restricted budget, the Smart 4 mini looks like it could be a contender.
The Smart 4 mini is part of Vodafone’s Within Reach campaign, which offers great value PAYG smartphones including the Sony Xperia E1 in purple from £80 and HTC Desire 310 from £100 when bought with a £10 top up.
Vodafone Smart 4 mini Features
For just £50, you’ll get a 4-inch WVGA TFT 480 x 800p resolution display running on a 1.3GHz dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM.
Running on the rather outdated Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, there’s a 3.2-megapixel camera in the rear and 4GB of internal storage bolstered by microSD support.
For you selfie lovers out there, you may be disappointed by the lack of front facing camera and there’s no flash on the rear camera either.
It’s a 3G only smartphone too, so don’t expect to take advantage of 4G connectivity speeds with the Smart 4 mini.
There is GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity though, but no NFC.
However, if you want to spend a little more money, you could splash out on the £99 8GB Moto G or EE’s own 4G EE Kestrel which will launch for £99 later this month.
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