Device reviews
    18 March 2015


    What's new at Vodacom

    Time for an upgrade? Take a look at the latest smartphones and tablets available from Vodacom this March.


    All smartphones are available to Vodacom customers on Prepaid as well as on a range of contracts. Take a look at Vodacom Online to see all the new devices available right now.

    Huawei G7 LTE

    This good-value smartphone has excellent battery life, a striking metal design and a large screen. It's a solid choice for the budget conscious. It comes in grey and silver.

    Huawei Ascend Mate 7

    Launched on 16 March 2015 by Vodacom, the Ascend Mate is a 6-inch phablet with a huge screen. It's very slim (7.9mm) and noticeably light (185g). The screen is bright and clear and it has a sleek and understated design. It has a 13MP main camera, 5MP front camera and a fingerprint scanner. 

    Made from aluminium alloy, the premium Ascend Mate 7 will be available in obsidian black.

    Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

    The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime is an affordable 4.5-inch device from Samsung. It has a 5MP main camera, 2MP front camera and runs Android KitKat. You can choose either charcoal or white. 

    Microsoft Lumia 435

    The Lumia 435 is the latest entry-level smartphone running the Windows Phone operating system. It's the most affordable Lumia yet and promises to be an attractive offering for consumers looking for good value and a reliable smartphone. It's only available in black.


    Samsung Galaxy Tab Active

    Designed to withstand more knocks and bumps than most tablets, the Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Tab Active is a rugged 8-inch tablet designed for business use in outdoor areas. It's got a bundled protective case, it's water and dust resistant and has a long battery life. It would be ideal for workers in the construction, mining and other similar industries. It's only available in black.

    Devices exclusive to Vodacom

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Edge LTE

    It's rare these days that device manufacturers produce a completely novel feature but Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge does just that with its wrap-around, curved screen. The 'sidebar' gives you access to your most frequently used tools with a swipe of your thumb and provides notifications without interrupting what you're currently doing. This eye-catching device is also packed with all the premium features you could want from your smartphone and includes the S-Pen stylus. It's only available in black.

    Sony Xperia M2 Aqua LTE – Copper colour is exclusive to Vodacom

    The 4.8-inch Sony Xperia M2 Aqua is a cute little mid-range device. It's waterproof, dust-proof and has a 8MP main camera plus a 1.2MP front-facing camera. The most exciting feature remains the fact that the Sony M2 Aqua can be immersed in 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes. The M2 Aqua runs Android KitKat and has 8GB internal storage. It's available in copper, black and white.

    Coming soon to Vodacom:

    The exciting Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are available for pre-order from Vodacom Online. 

    The latest flagship devices from Samsung, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are fast, powerful and packed full of features including super-fast charging, 16MP camera, a 5.1-inch Quad HD AMOLED display and 3GB of RAM. Both devices will run Lollipop, the latest version of Android, and feature a beautiful metal and glass design.