Compare Vodafone mobile phones
Vodafone's own-brand efforts are highly affordable, very basic smartphones for the budget market.
Updated . What changed?
We’re committed to our readers and editorial independence. We don’t compare all products in the market and may receive compensation when we refer you to our partners, but this does not influence our opinions or reviews. Learn more about Finder .
Key facts about Vodafone mobile phones
- Vodafone doesn't make its own phones, but instead rebrands existing models as its own
- Most of Vodafone's prepaid phones are locked to the Vodafone network
Vodafone phone models
What to consider when choosing a Vodafone phone
Vodafone offers a wide variety of premium and mid-range phones on contract terms to Australian consumers. But in terms of phones that specifically bear the Vodafone brand name, it has typically only focused on very low-cost prepaid devices.
It's not as though Vodafone has its own factory and phone R&D division pumping these phones out, though. Like similar devices you could buy that are labelled as "Telstra" or "Optus" phones, they're standard designs being built by a Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), although you rarely see much of that manufacturer's branding on Vodafone's phones.
With a focus on basic features and value, here's what you need to consider when choosing a Vodafone phone:
Looking for a Vodafone phone on a plan?
Vodafone offers plenty of plans for phones from the big brands, but when it comes to its own phones, it rarely makes them available on contract terms. That's because they're designed to sell to the crowd that just wants a simple Vodafone prepaid plan and cheap phone instead.
Latest Vodafone news
More guides on Finder
Vodafone Smart A9 3G: Features | Pricing | Specs
If you long for the days of simple phones and physical keypads, the Vodafone Smart A9 3G might be for you.
Vodafone Smart C9 3G: Features | Pricing | Specs
The 3G-only Vodafone Smart C9 delivers basic smartphone functionality at an affordable price.
Vodafone Smart E9 4G: Plans | Pricing | Specs
The Vodafone Smart E9 4G is a budget phone running the specially optimised Android Oreo Go operating system for folks who like to keep it affordable and simple.