Orange Shop UK has officially release their next generation of their own-brand Android smartphone, called Orange San Francisco II. Like the previous version, San Francisco 2 comes with an affordable price and offer an innovative smartphone experience. Of course the latest version will be comes with improved features, such as Signal Boost to enhanced indoor coverage, Orange Mobile Mail and HD Voice to enhanced audio experience.
Basically, it’s low end Android smartphone. Under the hood, you can find a 800 MHz processor, a 512 MB of internal memory with support microSD card slot to expand storage capacity up to 16GB and running on the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the operating system. The San Francisco II smartphone will be sporting an 3.5-inch WVGA capacitive TFT touchscreen with 480 x 800 pixels resolution, supports 262k colors and packs with dual camera, 5 megapixel auto focus camera with LED Flash on the back for video recording or take picture and VGA camera on the front for video chatting.
The company also ship the device with microSD port, GPS, micro USB port, bluetooth and WiFi to connect internet in HotSpot area that optimized with Signal Boost that offer stronger 3G signal for high-speed internet access. In term of size, the latest Orange UK Android smartphone measures 117 x 58.5 x 10.6 mm with weight just at 120g and powered with a battery that giving users up to 4.5 hours for talk time or up to 10 days for standby time.
Other features includes FM Radio, an MP3 player, Orange Wednesdays apps which offer 2-4-1 cinema tickets, Orange Contacts Back-up, Orange Maps, Your Orange and access to Orange App Store. As the Gingerbread device, Orange San Francisco 2 also has full access to Google Mobile Service (Google Search, GMaps, Gmail, YouTube, Picassa, Ebook, Google Talk) and download free or paid more than 300.000 apps, games, widget in Android Market Place.
“We are delighted to be following up on the success of the award winning original with such a full-featured product we expect it to be really popular with consumers in the run up to Christmas”, said Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices, Orange UK. If you interested with the handset, Orange San Francisco II 3.5 inch Android smartphone is available now for order for Pay as you go (PAYG) or monthly plans in Orange shops, Orange telesales and the Orange online shop from £10.50 per month or pay-as-you-go from £99 with a £10 top-up.