Vodafone has announced the Smart Platinum 7 as its entry into the flagship section of smartphones. The Smart Platinum 7 is Vodafone’s first-ever flagship smartphone, and from the reviews being given to the device recently, they seem to have done particularly well with the device. Let’s take a quick look at the specifications and price of the Vodafone Smart Platinum 7.
Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 Specifications(Details)
Display & Body Design
The Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 is 5.5 inches wide with a 71.6% screen to body ratio. The device has a 2K AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 * 2560 pixels and pixel density of 534. The screen of the Smart Platinum display allows multi-touch with up to 10 fingers at the same time! The display is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass Protector.
The Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 weighs 155g and comes only in Black color variant, at least at the time of release. The body is made of sleek aluminum material with a removable back cover. There’s also a fingerprint scanner at the back of the device.
Memory and Performance
Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, the Smart Platinum 7 is set to deliver a satisfying experience in terms of speed. The CPU is made up of four cores of 1.8 GHz Cortex A-72 and four cores of 1.2GHz Cortex A-53, with an Adreno 510 handling the Graphics processing.
The device comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of ROM, with an option to expand memory through the external SD card slot.
The Smart Platinum 7 comes with 4G connectivity, as well as the normal connections known with Android devices – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2G, 3G and the others. The internal storage can be expanded to up to 128GB with an external SD card
Power and Battery
A 3000mAh battery sees to the day to day running of the phone, promising a battery life of up to two days with normal usage. The device
is expected to support supports fast-charge. 3.0, which ensures that the device gains 50% charge within 30 minutes of charging.
The Platinum 7 touts a 16MP HDR rear camera with zero second shutter lag and a 8MP selfie shooter. The camera app has a host of functions to make photo and video taking fun. Both cameras have LED flash. There’s a dedicated camera button on the device which can be used to launch the camera when the device is in sleep mode or from the lock screen, ensuring you never miss an important shot.
Software and Others
The Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 runs Android 6.0.1 out of the box with a UI as close to clean Android as possible. The device offers sensors that most high-end devices have, and we must say, this is a good offering from Vodafone. However, the phone is locked to Vodafone in the UK at the moment.
Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 Specifications(Summary)
Display & Body Design
IPS Capacitive Touchscreen 2D Curved AMOLED Display
Gorilla Glass Protection
Memory & Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor
External Memory Slot:
External Memory Capacity:
Up to 128GB
Power & Battery
v3.0, charges 50% in 30 minutes
Hotspot Tethering, Wi-Fi Direct
Yes, Vodafone only
Memory Card Slot:
Docking Interface Support:
GLONASS, A-GPS, BDS
Yes, Rear & Front
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Heart Rate Sensor:
MS Office Format(s):
Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 Price in UK
We are stating only the price in UK now, because even if you import the device, you wouldn’t be able to use it on any other network apart from Vodafone UK, especially the 4G. The price of the Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 in the UK is £300 at once, or £28 per month on a contract with 1GB of data, unlimited calls and unlimited SMS. To sweeten the deal and attract more people to buy the Smart Platinum 7, Vodafone has included a free Vodafone VR headset in the package.