Vodafone has just launched its first Android brand, Vodafone 845, which the company claims to have “the most appealing price in the Portuguese market”. The phone costs 134.90 euros, less 10 euros in the online store.
The phone combines the characteristics of the chosen operating system, in its version 2.1, which includes access to a virtual store with more than 65 thousand applications, with Vodafone 360 services.
As regards the hardware, you can count on 3.5G connection, 2.8 inch touch screen, GPS module, a 3.2 megapixel camera and Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
The novelty comes shortly after competitors present their first models “in their own name” betting on the operating system promoted by Google, but manages to beat them in price.
With due differences in terms of characteristics, it can be mentioned by way of example that Boston, from Optimus, costs 179.90 euros and a1, from TMN, sells at 199.90. Both are, however, marketed at lower prices by linking to price plans for data traffic – which end up being essential in an operating system that requires Internet access. always on.
In addition to the private label phone, Vodafone added another Android to its portfolio: the Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro. A slide, with QWERTY keyboard and 2.5 inch touch screen, 5.0 megapixel camera, autofocus and video recording , whose selling price to the public is 229.90 euros.