Orange San Francisco II out this month

Sequel is imminent with the handset coming for 'free' on plans from £10.50 per month
Kerry Butters

November 23, 2011
San Francisco II

Orange have announced they are to offer the new Orange San Francisco II handsets exclusively across all of their direct channels late this month.

The smartphone is the successor to the popular San Francisco and now offers more features such as HD Voice, Signal Boost and Orange Mobile Mail.

It will use the Android Gingerbread 2.3 operating system and has an improved 800 MHz processor, 5MP camera, 3.5” touch screen and 512 MB of internal memory. The body of the phone has also been slimmed down and made more lightweight.

Pre-installed apps include: Orange Wednesdays, which offer 2-4-1 cinema tickets every Wednesday, Your Orange and Orange contacts back up, as well as access to the hugely popular Android Market.

It also features A-GPS, an MP3 player and FM radio.

Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices, Orange UK said: “The Orange San Francisco II is a fitting successor to the award-winning first model, and offers the latest developments in data, voice and design.”

“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”

The handset is available free on pay monthly plans from £10.50 per month and on pay-as-you-go from £99 with a £10 top-up.

The full specifications are:

• Talk Time: 4.5 hours
• Standby Time: 10 days
• Weight: 120g
• Dimensions: 117 x 58.5 x 10.6
• Camera Features: 5 megapixel
• Connectivity: WiFi / Signal Boost / Bluetooth / USB / SatNav
• Music: MP3 / FM Radio
• Network Band: Tri band
• Video: Calling
• Memory: 512 MB / 16Gb Micro SD card supported
• Email: POP3 / IMAP4 / Mobile Mail
• Data Speed: 3G + (HDSPA)
• Operating System: Android
• Version: Gingerbread 2.3
• Other: HD Voice, MobileMail, Orange WiFi, Your Account


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