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Vodafone 858 Smart

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews of Vodafone 858 Smart. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and usability. The portability and price also get good feedback. Many are negative about the screen.

size, price, portability, usability, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Vodafone 858 Smart is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Vodafone 858 Smart from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the durability and price. The size and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the screen.

portability, usability, size, price, durability


87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Vodafone 858 Smart Purple Android / Touch Screen / Mobile Phone on Vodafone Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay / PAYGVodafone 858 Smart Purple Android / Touch Screen / Mobile Phone on Vodafone Pay As You Go / Pre-Pay / PAYG

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

Vodafone 858 Smart review


Although it's well priced, the Smart's screen is cramped, its processor is slow and it lacks storage space for apps. Samsung's Galaxy Fit is better value

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Thomas Newton (

Vodafone Smart 858 Review: In Depth


The Vodafone Smart, also known as the Vodafone 858, is an ultra low-cost Android phone that's ultra tiny. It runs on Android 2.2, has a 2.8-inch screen and is available for the super-low price of £70…

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Charlie (

Vodafone 858 Smart Review


The news and weather application is a very welcomed addition to the handset. The application is made up of two tabs, one for weather and one for news. The weather side of it is very good looking, providing a six day forecast on your location, found by...

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Aceandstuff (

The Vodafone 858 is a good starter smartphone.


The Vodafone 858 is an entry - level smartphone which can be bought at lower and lower prices every year. However, it is not a flimsy or low quality product. Mine has survived falling into a stream, being sat on, slept on, and thrown around by idiots...

Extremely low price for so many features, Android operating system, good battery life

Sometimes it will crash, and enabling many features drains the battery in about four hours

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: yourmoney (

Nice Vodafone 858 Smart


Vodafone 858 Smart is a truly affordable smartphone for everyone with pay-as-you-go data plans. It delivers a compelling smartphone experience, giving you the world of mobile internet, bringing together apps, navigation, social-networking and...

Advanced to the cheapest class

Sophistication and comfort during use

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Vodafone VF858 Mobile Phone - Purple


Good little phone, easy to use, does everything i want it too!

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: me (

a cracker


a cracking little entry level phone

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Good wee phone


Bought as a replacement for a broken blackberry and my daughter is chuffed to bits with it , takes a licking too as she has dropped so many times it's still fine

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: alice (

good purchase


upgraded to a new phone and found this one which I love , its smart and slimline, love the colour, all the features are good the only thing I find frustrating is the keyboard but i am getting used to it.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Donna (

not recommended


I've used quite a few touch mobile phones and have never had as many problems, its literally taking me 20 minutes to type a text that with previous mobiles would take 2 minutes. The mobile picks out the letter to the left or right of the one I want!

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM7225


Autofocus: No
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.2 Froyo
Operator:Sim Free / Vodafone
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes


Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM7225