Orange San Diego smartphone

Orange to launch UK's first Intel smartphone

Orange has launched an Android smartphone that is the UK's first Intel-powered smartphone.

The San Diego smartphone is also the first Intel powered smartphone to launch in Europe.

The handset is powered by the Intel® Atom™ processor Z2460 and supports HSPA+ with the Intel® XMM™ 6260 Platform.

It also features High-definition (HD) video along with 1080p video capture, image stabilization and HDMI out.

“We’re proud to be working with such an exciting partner as Intel, and offering our customers the first Orange Intel powered smartphone on the market,”  said Paul Jevons, director of Products and Devices, Orange UK.

“The San Diego is a great addition to our own-branded device portfolio, and is testament to our heritage in offering consumers great value innovation.”

The San Diego handset also includes an 8 mega-pixel camera with a ‘Burst’ mode feature allowing it to take 10 pictures in under a second.

Other features include mobile HD voice, a 4.03” capacitive display, A-GPS and Bluetooth 2.1.

“We congratulate Orange on the launch of their ’San Diego’ smartphone with Intel inside,” said Mike Bell, Intel Vice President and General Manager of the company’s Mobile and Communications Group.

“Orange is truly a progressive operator who has its finger on the pulse on its customer base.

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