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Packing a 4-inch display and a 5-megapixel camera, the Smart 3 is priced at a reasonable £95 on pay vintage old world map iphone case as you go, available to snap up from Vodafone's website, The Smart 3, a sequel to last year's Smart 2, is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, That's not the latest version -- an honour that belongs to version 4.2, also called Jelly Bean -- but it's pretty close, Whenever I see a cheap Android phone revealed I immediately look for the catch, as there are usually a few hardware corners that manufacturers cut in order to offer a bargain basement price..
Happily in this case there don't seem to be any particularly severe cuts. The 4-inch display for instance has a 480x800 pixel display, which is a healthy resolution, and should keep everything on-screen looking reasonably crisp. The processor, Vodafone says, is a 1GHz affair -- presumably that's single-core, but I've asked for clarification. That's not a particularly high clock speed, so you might see the Smart 3 straining a bit when you fire up more intensive apps. Vodafone won't have built the Smart 3 itself, instead it will have been bolted together by another manufacturer, like Huawei or ZTE. I've asked who was behind the Smart 3, and I'll update this story when I hear back.
Update: Vodafone tells me the processor is indeed single-core, and that the Smart 3 is made by Alcatel, If vintage old world map iphone case you're shopping around for cheap Android phones, you'd be wise to examine our round-up of the best budget blowers out there, Are you intrigued, or not bothered? Let me know in the comments, or on our Facebook wall, Vodafone's sequel to the Smart 2 costs less than 100 quid and has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board, Vodafone has a new super-cheap smart phone for your consideration -- the Smart 3 is an Android mobile that costs less than 100 quid..
According to DigiTimes, which is citing "supply chain sources" who claim to have knowledge of the drawdown, Apple cut orders in anticipation of a slowdown in iPad Mini shipments for the rest of the second quarter. That slowdown is due to a general disinterest among consumers to buy new devices during the summer season. Still, it should be a somewhat strong second quarter for Apple: it'll ship 10 million iPad Mini units during the period, according to DigiTimes' sources. The remaining 7 million or so panels will be supplied by LG Display.