Orange to launch QWERTY Android phone in the UK

13 June, 2011 | Comments (14) | Post your comment

Orange is going to launch a new Android based phone in UK. Called the Barcelona, the device will feature a 2.6-inch touchscreen display, below which is a full QWERTY keypad. On the back is a 3.2 megapixel camera.

The Barcelona also has other features such as HSDPA, Bluetooth, HD Voice, GPS, Orange Maps, FM radio and video calling, all in a 9.9mm thick body. The Barcelona will be running on Android 2.2 Froyo.

The Barcelona will be offered for free on select monthly plans and at a price for PAYG customers. Orange is yet to reveal the plans for the device.




Orange to launch QWERTY Android phone in the UK - reader comments

  • The Boy with Red Hat

People that buy this kind of phones don't care about specsm they care about other things, that's why Blackberry has market...

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  • 2011-06-13 23:08
  • LuNX
  • brynn

Well done for bringing out this form factor in this boring full touchscreen riddled world.

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  • 2011-06-13 14:21
  • S3Fx
  • Jon2

Yes, it is a re-branded Huawei Boulder. Anyways, I expect it to be inexpensive as the San Francisco.

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  • 2011-06-13 12:19
  • v0qT