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Vodafone launches Smart ultra 6 in Ireland

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Vodafone Ireland today launched the Smart ultra 6, the highest performing handset in its popular Smart series, offering fantastic specifications and value for money to customers wanting a device to explore demanding 4G applications. Priced from €169.99 on pay as you go, the device is available both in-store and online at Vodafone.ie.

The Vodafone Smart ultra 6 weighs just 151 grams and is designed to reassure Irish customers with a design that feels substantial in the hand (155 mm x 77 mm x 8.35 mm).

This new Vodafone handset offers the highest specification camera ever in a Vodafone device with a 13 megapixel (MP) rear-facing Sony camera. This makes it easier to perfectly capture the moment with a range of features including LED flash, auto focus, touch focus, face detection and high dynamic range imaging. There is also a 5 MP front-facing camera for high-resolution selfies. You can also shoot 1080p video with the rear camera and 720p with the front.

Key features of the handset also include:

  • Flipboard for news comes pre-loaded and showcases the liquid crystal display screen’s ultra’s sharp 1920 x 1080p resolution
  • In-plane switching also means better colour reproduction and wider viewing angles enabling multiple people to watch TV and videos on the large 14 cm (5.5 inch) screen
  • Demanding applications such as Sky Sports are smoothly managed by the Qualcomm MSM8939 octa-core processor supported by 2 gigabyte (GB) of RAM
  • Android’s latest Lollipop 5.0.2 operating system includes: a more consistent design across Android devices; SmartLock, which automatically unlocks the phone when it is paired with trusted devices such as a Bluetooth headset; and a battery saver feature that will extend the battery life up to 90 minutes

As battery lasting power is a constant priority for customers, this device includes an impressive 3000 milliampere hour in-built battery lasts up to two days with average usage before charging is required.

There is also plenty of internal memory for apps, videos and photos with 8GB available to store content (16GB in total), plus the ability to extend it up to 128 GB with a microSD card. 


Commenting on the announcement, Marcel de Groot, Consumer Director, Vodafone Ireland said: “The Smart ultra 6 is our flagship Smart handset. It delivers a delightful performance with HD video and graphically intense gaming and shows that it is possible to have top-end smartphone performance for an affordable price.”

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About Vodafone
Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 55 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 31 March 2015, Vodafone had 446 million mobile customers and 12 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.

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