An 18:9 bargain, or a carrier-locked handset with a catch?
Ever since bezels become public enemy number one in the smartphone world, the simple 16:9 screen has been slowly going the way of the dodo.
Super-cheap, sub -£100 handsets have been the last holdouts – but now even they’ve got with the times.
Vodafone’s Smart N9 is the latest, and quite possibly the cheapest of the lot. For £95 (£105 with the mandatory Vodafone SIM card and £10 top-up), you get a heck of a lot of phone: 5.5in, 18:9 screen, fingerprint unlock, 13MP rear camera and stock Android. Design has even taken a step up from last year’s Smart N8.
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