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Orange San Diego smartphone is first with Intel Inside

Orange has announced its San Diego smartphone, the first UK phone to be powered by Intel Inside.

An Android device, the San Diego uses Android OS 2.3.7 and has a 4.03in, 1024 x 600 resolution screen

The Intel Atom Z2460, 1.6GHz processor powers the phone, while there's an 8MP rear camera capable of 1080p video capture and a burst mode capable of taking up to 10 frames per second with a single press of the button.

There's an HDMI output, 16GB memory, WiFi, NFC and Bluetooth support and 'HD Voice' technology.

Promising 'best in class performance for key consumer needs', the Orange San Diego promises up to 14 days standby battery time.

The first Orange Intel smartphone will be backed by a multimillion pound advertising campaign, with more Orange-branded smartphones promised.

The Orange San Diego is due on sale in the UK on June 6th. It will cost £199.99 on Orange PAYG or £15.50/month on a 24-month contract.

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Joe Cox
Joe Cox

Joe is Content Director for Specialist Tech at Future and was previously the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across print and online for more than 15 years, writing news, reviews and features. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung, reported from CES, the Bristol Show and Munich High End for many years, and provided comment for sites such as the BBC and the Guardian. In his spare time he enjoys playing records and cycling (not at the same time).