SMART Philippines recently launched their self branded Android smartphone called Smart Netphone. This smartphone is powered by Android 2.2 Froyo and 600Mhz Qualcomm processor with Adreno 200 GPU.
SMART customized the android smartphone by adding some features and native apps to Netphone that can not be found in other Android powered phones. I once included this phone to affordable Android phones but it was a
The Smart Netphone is a customized ZTE Blade. It is also known as DELL XCD35 and Orange San Francisco in Europe. The online retail price for this model is around $225 USD dollar which is reasonable for Smart price’s at Php 9,900.
Smart Netphone Specs:
- Display: 3.5-inch AMOLED or LCD, 480×800 pixels, 256K colors
CPU: 600MHz ARM 11 with 150MB storage, 512MB RAM and 512MB ROM
- Weight: 110g
- Card Slot: up to 32GB microSD (2gb incl)
- Connectivity: HSDPA, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 w/ A2DP and EDR
- Camera: 3.15MP, 2048×1536 pixels, autofocus
- OS: Android 2.1 Eclair, upgradable to 2.2 Froyo
- GPS: Yes, and includes A-GPS support
- Battery: 1250mAh
- Standby Time: up to 192 hours
- Talk Time: up to 4 hours
This smartphone is a mid-range Android phone at 600Mhz. The Android operating system Froyo is quite old and hopefully Smart will provide atleast Gingerbread update to this phone since the Android 4.0 Ice Cream is coming this fall. With its price it is reasonable in its criteria.