Orange have announced the first Orange branded Android handset – the San Francisco – today. Aimed at ‘mass consumption’ the handset will only cost £99 and unlike other low-end Android handsets will come with a relatively up to date Android 2.1 and full connectivity with WiFi, Bluetooth and a 3G+ connection. It also has a capactive screen which is something else often omitted on PAYG handsets. We will have a review of this handset up when it arrives.

The specs include:

  • Talk Time: 4 hours
  • Standby Time: 9 days
  • Weight: 130g
  • Dimensions: 116 x 56.5 x 11.8
  • Camera Features: 3 megapixel
  • Connectivity: WiFi / Bluetooth / USB / SatNav
  • Music: MP3 / FM Radio
  • Network Band: Tri band
  • Video: Messaging
  • Memory: 150 MB internal / 2GB Micro SD Card (expandable to 32GB)
  • Email: POP3 / IMAP4
  • Data Speed: 3G +
  • Operating System: Android
  • Version: Eclair v2.1
  • Other: Orange WiFi, Your Account
  • Applications and Features: Orange Maps, Orange Messenger by Windows Live, Orange App Store, Email, Orange Wednesdays

More images after the break.