According to Orange, the sales and market share of its own-branded smartphones range have grow by 62% and 77% across Europe, respectively. Building on that success, the mobile network operator is bringing three new devices to Europe, including its first 4G LTE smartphone, the Lumo. Also introduced is Orange’s first large format handset, the 4.7-inch San Remo, and the Nivo for youth and first-time smartphone users.
The Lumo, as mentioned above, is the first Orange 4G smartphone. It supports 800/1800/2600MHz LTE bands. Powered by Qualcomm MSM8930 1.2GHz dual-core processor, the handset runs Android 4.1. It gets a 4.5-inch 540×960 touchscreen display, a 8 Megapixel main camera with LED flash and 1080p video recording, a 1.3 Megapixel front-facing camera
The Orange San Remo is the first large format Orange smartphone featuring a 4.7-inch 480×800 touchscreen display. Instead of Qualcomm, the 8.2mm slim handset uses MediaTek MT6577 1Ghz dual-core CPU. Its 8 Megapixel rear camera does only 720p HD video and there is a 2 Megapixel front camera. Intended for youth and first time smartphone users, the Orange Nivo is an affordable smartphone sporting a 4-inch 800×480 display, 5 Megapixel camera with 720p HD video and 0.3 Megapixel front camera. It is powered by a dual-core Qualcomm MSM8255 1GHz processor.
All these Orange smartphones run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean software with Orange’s custom user interface. They support Bluetooth 4.0, AGPS/GPS and WiFi 802.11n connectivity, and comes with 4GB internal and supports microSD card. Orange will launch these phones in first half across Orange markets including Romania, Slovakia and Spain.