The second Netphone from Smart has finally arrived and it went straight to the Smart Online Store. Following the success of the Netphone 701, the Netphone 501 is beinf offered free at Smart Plan 349 or straight on prepaid at Php3,900.
Back in March, we wrote a story that the next Smart Netphone could be a Huawei handset and predicted it will be sold under Php4,000.
Well, it looks like our prediction hit a bull’s eye with the Netphone 501.
The handset was announced and released by Smart around last week of May and we only noticed it when we came back from Computex that it’s already being sold in the Smart Online Store.
The Netphone 501 uses what could be a Huawei U8180 handset which was originally announced in May 2011.
Smart Netphone 501 (Huawei U8180) specs:
2.8-inch TFT display @ 240×320 pixels (~143ppi)
Qualcomm MSM7225 528MHz processor
up to 32GB via microSD
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
3.15MP rear camera
FM Radio tuner
GPS w/ aGPS support
Android 2.2 Froyo
Li-Ion battery 1200mAh
104 x 56 x 13mm (dimensions)
100 grams (weight)
The Netphone 501 is available in the Smart Online Store for Php3,900 or you can subscribe to Plan 349 and get it free.