Vodafone Smart 4 Mini now available in the UK for just £50 on Pay as you go
Apr11

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini now available in the UK for just £50 on Pay as you go

In the UK, Vodafone has added a new device to its own-brand smartphone lineup. It’s called the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini, and the “4″ in the name probably relates to its screen size, and not it being the fourth iteration of a series – as it’s actually only the second Smart Mini handset to arrive in the UK, following the original from last year. The Vodafone Smart 4 Mini has one claim to fame: its dirt cheap...

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LTE-ready Vodafone Smart 4G (made by Coolpad) launched in Europe
Nov11

LTE-ready Vodafone Smart 4G (made by Coolpad) launched in Europe

Vodafone has unveiled a new own-branded smartphone recently, the first to feature LTE connectivity. Called Vodafone Smart 4G, the handset is manufactured by China’s Coolpad, and is obviously an affordable device. Running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the Smart 4G features a 4.5 inch IPS display with 960 x 540 pixels, dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8930) processor, NFC (optional), Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 8MP rear...

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Samsung Galaxy Express 2 with LTE arrives in the UK tomorrow, exclusively at Vodafone
Oct22

Samsung Galaxy Express 2 with LTE arrives in the UK tomorrow, exclusively at Vodafone

Back in January Samsung announced the Galaxy Express for Europe and Asia, which was similar to the handset of the same name that AT&T has been selling in the US since late last year. Now it seems that the Korean company decided it was time for an upgrade, so it unveiled the Galaxy Express 2. It’s headed to the UK first, where it will be available tomorrow as a Vodafone exclusive. At some point in the future, it will be...

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Vodafone Smart Tab III 7 and 10 with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean coming soon
Jul15

Vodafone Smart Tab III 7 and 10 with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean coming soon

Vodafone is getting ready to launch two new own-branded Android tablets: the Smart Tab III 7 and Smart Tab III 10. Like the Smart Tab II tablets (introduced last year), the new ones are manufactured by Lenovo. Thanks to the Bluetooth SIG (see here and here), we know that both will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean from day one. The Smart Tab III 10 has a 10 inch IPS display with 1280 x 800 pixels, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, and a 1GHz MediaTek...

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Vodafone Smart Mini offers Android Jelly Bean for only £50
Jun12

Vodafone Smart Mini offers Android Jelly Bean for only £50

Vodafone has launched a new and ultra-cheap, own-branded smarthpone in the UK: the Smart Mini. This comes not long after the network released the Smart III, which is also pretty cheap (£95). The Vodafone Smart Mini costs only £50 (€58, or $78) on Pay As You Go. It runs Android Jelly Bean (version 4.1 from what we can see), featuring a 3.5 inch display with 480 x 320 pixels, HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, single-core...

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UK: Vodafone Smart III gets you Android Jelly Bean in a £95 package
May17

UK: Vodafone Smart III gets you Android Jelly Bean in a £95 package

Each year in May Vodafone launches a new own-brand smartphone called Smart. At least that’s been the case for the past two years, and here we are in May and there’s a new Vodafone Smart up for purchase. Following in the footsteps of the original Smart from 2011 and the Smart II from last year, the Vodafone Smart III is cheap. And that’s almost certainly going to be its main appeal. The Smart III has a 4-inch...

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Cheap Huawei Ascend G510 with Android Jelly Bean announced by Vodafone UK
Apr11

Cheap Huawei Ascend G510 with Android Jelly Bean announced by Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK is launching a new and affordable Android smartphone manufactured by Huawei. Called Huawei Ascend G510, the handset is the first in the UK to come with Huawei’s own Emotion UI – which sits atop of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Since it’s affordable, the G510 is not a high-end device. Its features include: a 4.5 inch IPS display with 854 x 480 pixels, HSDPA, NFC, Wi-Fi, DTS surround sound, 5MP rear camera with LED flash, VGA...

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Windows Phone 8 now available at Vodafone UK: Nokia Lumia 920, 820, 620, HTC 8X, 8S
Feb06

Windows Phone 8 now available at Vodafone UK: Nokia Lumia 920, 820, 620, HTC 8X, 8S

Vodafone UK has officially hopped onto the Windows Phone 8 bandwagon today, as it started to sell no less than five devices running Microsoft’s latest mobile platform. The five WP8 devices that you can find in Vodafone stores starting today are the Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820, and Lumia 620, and the HTC 8X and 8S. Full pricing details have been released, so let’s dive in. If you’re interested in the Nokia Lumia 920,...

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You’ll be able to order a BlackBerry Z10 from Vodafone UK tomorrow at 5 pm
Jan29

You’ll be able to order a BlackBerry Z10 from Vodafone UK tomorrow at 5 pm

So who’s excited about the BlackBerry 10 launch tomorrow? What was that you said? Oh, it’s you? You are? Are you in the UK too? Well, then, you should probably get even more excited. That’s because all signs point to the fact that you’ll be able to order a brand new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone from Vodafone starting at 5 pm tomorrow. That’s exactly two hours after the grand unveiling event gets started....

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Vodafone UK is planning to offer BlackBerry 10 from day one
Dec19

Vodafone UK is planning to offer BlackBerry 10 from day one

Many people have been predicting the imminent death of RIM and its BlackBerry platform. For many months now. Yet the Canadian smartphone maker refuses to give up without a fight, and, even though it’s been bleeding market share for the past few quarters, it’s ready to make the ultimate comeback early next year. January 30 is the big day for RIM, it’s when it will officially unveil the BlackBerry 10 operating system....

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