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Vodafone Smart 4 mini / Vodafone 785

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1304 reviews of Vodafone Smart 4 mini / Vodafone 785. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and size. The performance and usability also get good comments. There are some mixed opinions about the social networking functionality and battery. There are some negative comments about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Vodafone Smart 4 mini / Vodafone 785 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1199 user reviews of Vodafone Smart 4 mini / Vodafone 785 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The performance and usability are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the battery, while there are some negative views about the social networking functionality and reliability.

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89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2017

Expert review by: Jeff Parsons (

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini review


Smart about price, not so smart on the features

50 price tag ; Good battery life ; MicroSD slot

No front camera ; Boxy design ; Small screen

Ratings in depth Not too long ago smartphones were the preserve of the gadget elite with browsing, email and push notifications on the go requiring a hefty upfront cost.

May, 2014

Expert review by: (

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini review


Small, cute and affordable - is the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini worth your money?

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini review


The Smart 4 Mini is a cheap phone with good web browsing performance, but it falls short everywhere else

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini


Small phone, small £50 investment

Respectable screen colour/contrast, Very affordable, Simple interface

Quite laggy, Scratch-prone screen, Poor camera

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini Review: In Depth


We review Vodafone's Smart 4 Mini, an affordable £50 Android smartphone that packs some decent specs and features.Vodafone's own-brand Smart mobiles are pure entry-level, with a wallet-strokingly low…

Admirable budget performance ; Solid design ; Decent screen ; Expandable storage

Terrible battery life ; Soft display

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Joseph Hanlon (

Vodafone Smart 4 Mini Review


Exactly how much smartphone can you buy for $69? With a 4-inch screen and Android Jelly Bean, the Smart 4 Mini proves it might be more than you think.

You you already own a more expensive smartphone, you might consider the VS4M a cost-effective Wi-Fi modem. Like all Androids, the phone can be used an internet hotspot for up to 5 devices, and at this price, there are few cheaper.

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: Scotty (

As advertised.


For the price it's great value. It's agot all the features I need.

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Kasia (

Great for the price


The phone is small but not too small. Travel size. The battery life is good.

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Azavaults (

real value for money phone


this phone is a real bargain for the price. has all the features of a more expensive model for a fraction of the price.going to get another for my wife.will benefit with an sd card, but has a reasonable memory built in.

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: Angel (



I love this phone, easy use, 9/10

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1200 / 1300 / 1400 / 1500
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:29
Continuous video playback time:5.45
Standby time (2G):331 / 540 / 600 / 7.6
Standby time (3G):340 / 420 / 6 / 600
Talk time (2G):11.3 / 14.16 / 5.4 / 680 / 8
Talk time (3G):410 / 5.5 / 6.83 / 7.8 / 8

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Auto Focus:No / Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Camera resolution:2048 x 1536
Digital Zoom:3
Face detection: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:No / Yes
Geotagging: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):3 / 3.15 / 3.2 / 5
Maximum frame rate:25 / 30
Rear Camera Resolution:2048 x 1536
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3 / 3.15 / 3.2 / 5
Second Camera:No / Yes
Self-timer: Yes
Sensor Type:CMOS
Smile detection: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p
Video stabilizer: Yes


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Yellow / Blue / White
Curved Design:No / Yes
Form factor:Bar / Slider


Display diagonal:10.2 / 7.62 / 8.31
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours / 262144 colours
Display Resolution:320 x 480 / 480 x 800
Display Type:AMOLED / TFT
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Full-size keyboard: Yes


Internal RAM:0.5


Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes
Text prediction system:T9


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA / AAC, AAC+, MIDI, MP3 / AAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, OGG
FM radio:No / Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RSS reader: Yes
Video compression formats:H.263, H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:3gp, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1, VMW7, VP8


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900 / 900,1800,1900
2G standards:Edge / EDGE, GPRS / EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GSM / GPRS, GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:800,850,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100 / 900,2100
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0 / 4.0
Data network:3G
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Camera included: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Connection: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Exchange support: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3 / 4.1 / 4.2.2 / 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Stopwatch / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Recorder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Recorder / Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Stopwatch, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:Prepaid
Support for contact groups: Yes
SyncML: Yes
vCard: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB A / Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:2
Processor family:MEDIATEK / QUALCOMM
Processor frequency:0.8 / 1 / 1.3
Processor Model:MSM 8255 / MTK6572


Exchange support: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3 / 4.1 / 4.2.2 / 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
SyncML: Yes
vCard: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory:320
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:2.7 / 4
Maximum memory card size:32
USB mass storage: Yes


Subscription type:Prepaid


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.19 / 1.23 / 1.8 / 9.9
Height :10.9 / 12.2 / 9.2
Weight:106 / 111 / 117 / 120 / 136
Width:5.3 / 5.86 / 6.3 / 6.44