Novice smartphone users wanting an affordable smartphone are in Vodafone�s sights with its new Smart II phone out today. With features including a 3.2� touch screen and 3.2 megapixel camera, an intuitive set-up and quick-start guide for a simple out of box experience, Vodafone�s Smart II is aimed at the 56 per cent of New Zealanders who are yet to own a smartphone, according to Vodafone New Zealand.
Todd Hardie, Vodafone General Manager of Terminals, says the Smart II is an affordable option: �We believe the Smart II represents a tipping point in the evolution of the market, bringing a new wave of consumers to the smartphone world for the first time.
�The Smart II delivers a level of performance, functionality and quality that is typically the preserve of high-end smartphones � but at an exceptionally affordable price. Quite simply, we think it�s the best entry-level smartphone in the market.�
The preloaded widgets and apps on the Smart II guide consumers into a world of content and services that will save them time, money and help them manage their daily lives, including:
- High-speed mobile internet browsing, including voice-activated Google Search
- News, entertainment and travel apps for information on the move
- Emails, contacts and calendars
- Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter
- Dedicated Vodafone apps � like MyAccount � that make it simple to track monthly spend
The Vodafone Smart II offers a high-end mobile internet experience in a stylish and sophisticated design. Top features include 3.2�capacitive touch screen, 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, included 2GB micro SD card for extra memory, latest Assisted GPS (AGPS) technology for rapid and accurate mapping and navigation functions, Android OS 2.3 (Gingerbread).
It�s also highly customisable, with interchangeable back plates and rims in multiple colours.
The Smart II is available exclusively from Vodafone, priced at NZ$179.