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Vodafone's epic new V8 smartphone comes with all the latest bells and whistles
Mon, 24th Jul 2017
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Featuring the latest Android operating system, the Smart E8, N8 and V8 phones are tuned to work optimally with NZ's leading mobile network, offering customers high speeds and reliability.

The Vodafone Smart V8 has won a 2017 World iF Design Award for its premium look and feel, underpinned by an elegant and durable full-metal casing.

The combination of the Smart V8's powerful processor and NZ's leading mobile network means that the V8 can stream media at speeds of up to 300 megabits-per-second over Vodafone's 4G network.

The V8 also has top of the range features like a fingerprint sensor, 5.5-inch full HD screen with reinforced 2.5D Dragontrail glass, high spec 16 megapixel rear and 8-megapixel front camera with dual flash and a 3,000 milliamp hour battery.

The inclusion of a fingerprint sensor provides increased security and it is also integrated with enhanced parental control features on the device.

Matt Williams, Vodafone consumer director says, “Over 700,000 Vodafone smartphones have already been sold in New Zealand, which goes to show how well they work for people who just want to own a great smartphone at a great value.

“The Vodafone Smart V8 promises to be one of the best smartphones released this year for people who want a great smartphone for using lots of data, but have a constrained budget.”

“We believe this is the best value smartphone in New Zealand.”

The Vodafone Smart E8 is designed for prepaid customers and provides value for money, particularly for those who have previously used 3G devices.

The Smart N8 also won a 2017 World iF Design Award.

It promises to be the perfect device for those wanting to watch videos on the go, with a 5-inch screen, 16GB of available storage and long-lasting battery life.

These devices can do almost everything any other smartphone on the market can do, and more.

All of these phones are compatible with the most popular apps including Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and Uber.

Despite the stigma that surrounds these ‘no-brand' phones, this range promises to deliver on features that you would only expect in the most high-end smartphones.

Depending on how well these phones deliver on their promises they could be a real big win for Vodafone, who aim to go international with these phones.