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22 November 2016

Smartphone deals under R200

These deals on smartphones are so good, they'll keep you smiling all summer long.

Here is our pick of the best smartphones you can get through Vodacom for less than R200 per month - plus, if you upgrade or sign up now, you may get some awesome freebies with our Summer deals.

All these devices come with a free R10 000 Online Education Voucher, too - so your kids will thank you for signing up, even if you're not taking out the plan for them!

Vodacom devices

Vodacom Smart Kicka 2

The Vodacom Smart Kicka 2 is the complete package, perfect for first-time smartphone users and anyone who needs extra cash in their back account. The easy-to-use second home screen makes it easy to set up the phone to your liking, and the battery life is impressive, to say the least.

Includes 5GB of data once-off!

Get it for R55pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 55 » 

Vodacom Smart turbo 7 

The Vodacom Smart turbo 7 makes super-fast LTE networks available to anyone. From an incredible R99 per month, this smartphone gets you - and your loved ones - online and surfing with the minimum of fuss. It has a 5-inch screen, and a 5MP camera for happy family snaps. And, for Summer, you get a FREE Skullcandy Headset in slick Volcano Black, worth R499. 

Includes 5GB of data once-off!

Get it for R99pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 110 » 

Vodacom Smart prime 7 

You can't even get dinner and a movie for R149 - but you can get a fantastic smartphone with high-def 5-inch screen, enhanced 5MP camera and advanced Android OS. The Vodacom Smart prime 7 even comes in two colours - Graphite Black and Boron White - so it's stylish too. And all that from just R149 per month. Now that's value. Even better, when you sign up during Summer, you get a FREE Skullcandy Headset worth R499. 

Includes 5GB of data once-off!

Get it for R149pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 110 »  

Samsung smartphones

Samsung Galaxy J1 LTE

With an enhanced, wider display so that your photos and videos will seem to burst out of the screen, a substantial 2050mAh battery and Ultra Power Saving mode, and a Smart Manager App to help you keep an eye on all your phone's essential functions, the J1 LTE (2016) really has it all.

Includes six months of Family Cover, free!

Get it for R159pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 150 » 

Samsung Galaxy J3

With a similar look and feel to the J1 LTE, the J3 is slimmer and more compact, with a better battery (2600mAh) and a more powerful camera - 8MP rear and 5MP selfie. If you've got R10 more per month to spare and are considering the J1 LTE, choose the J3 instead for an enhanced experience.

Get it for R169pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 150 » 

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Neo

The J1 Ace Neo features a unique design with rounded edges and the capacity to increase the phone's storage up to 128GB with the microSD slot. The phone was launched in July 2016, so is pretty much brand-new on the South African market, and, as with all Samsung phones, brings you the Android experience you know and love.

Get it for R129pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 110 » 

LG smartphones

LG Stylus 2 

Love the functionality of a stylus but looking for a phone that won't blow your budget? Then the LG Stylus 2 is for you. You won't get another phone at this price that comes with the convenience and elegance of a stylus. Get one during Summer and you'll also get a Smart Cover worth R115 absolutely FREE. 

Includes 5GB data once-off!

Get it for R199pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 110 » 

LG K3 LTE

One of the most affordable phones on our list, costing less than R100 per month on a Vodacom uChoose Flexi 55 plan, the LG K3 LTE may also have the most impressive specs in the class. It runs on the latest version of Android Marshmallow, and boasts some of LG's most popular camera features, such as Gesture Shot and Gesture Shot Interval on the selfie cam. We think this would be the perfect phone for your teenager, or as a back-up phone for yourself.

Includes 5GB of data once-off!

Get it for R99pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 55 » 

Huawei smartphones

Huawei P8 Lite

Weighing in at only 131g, with a slim 7.7mm body and a 5-inch screen, the P8 Lite is both light to hold and light on the pocket. Luckily, this entry-level phone packs in a host of cool features: it has two excellent cameras, 13MP rear and 5MP front, which have great features such as Beauty Mode and low-light photo assist, as well as fun filters. You can also shoot HDR photos and record HD video for crystal-clear quality.

The fast processor means you'll have an efficient user experience and its audio speaker is one of the best around, with clear and sharp sound.

Includes six months of Family Cover, free!

Get it for R199pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 150 »   

Huawei Y6

This mid-range phone has a high-end display, 5 inches long and with a high resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. This means you'll get bright, true, crisp colours, great for viewing your photos. The 2200mAh battery powers the phone for up to two days, thanks to the power-saving Snapdragon 210 processor. A sensible choice if you're in the market for a well-designed phone that looks pricier than it is.

Get it for R149pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 110 » 

Alcatel and Sony smartphones

Sony Xperia E5

A budget phone that truly punches above its weight (and price point). The Xperia E5 has 16GB of on-board memory, is LTE-enabled, so you can connect to Vodacom's super-fast network, has a 13MP rear camera and 5MP selfie cam, and runs on the latest version of Android Marshmallow - specs that show what a great-value phone the E5 is. 

Includes 5GB of data once-off!

Get it for R199pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 110 » 

Alcatel Go Play

This is one tough smartphone. It's waterproof, can withstand five-metre drops and has better-than-average battery life. And consider this: this amazing deal means you actually pay LESS than nothing for this device when you sign up for a uChoose Flexi 200 plan. The uChoose Flexi 200 plan is worth R199PM x 24 by itself, so by choosing the funky Alcatel Go Play, you actually score a R50 per month discount on your plan. 

Check out our video on this fun phone - it's an obvious choice for those who need a phone that will withstand the bumps and bruises of everyday life.

Get it for R149pm x 24 on uChoose Flexi 200 »  

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