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should stick to ba­sic func­tions and apps.

For those who have never owned a smart­phone be­fore but who want to know what such a de­vice is ca­pa­ble of, this is it.

When set­ting it up, the 3G icon will blink im­me­di­ately, alert­ing you of the use of mo­bile data and how it can be switched off.

Al­though the Smart Kicka has 4GB of stor­age, this can be in­creased to 32GB with a mi­croSD card next to the SIM slot un­der the bat­tery. The bat­tery has eight and a half hours of talk time and 403 hours of standby time.

The two-megapixel rear-mounted cam­era is suf­fi­cient for self­ies. The phone also has FM ra­dio. WITH times be­ing as tough as they are, the new Vo­da­com Smart Kicka will come to the res­cue of many low-in­come earn­ers.

Gen­er­ously priced at R549, the de­vice runs the lat­est An­droid 4.4 KitKat op­er­at­ing sys­tem and has over 4 gi­ga­bytes (GB) of mem­ory, a 3.5-inch screen and a two megapixel cam­era.

It is ideal for strug­gling stu­dents as they will be able to google their as­sign­ments on the cheaper de­vice.

The down­side when us­ing the touch­screen is that it needs to be pressed a lit­tle longer be­fore it re­sponds.

And be­cause the phone is slow to use, own­ers of the Start Kicka

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