Orange San Francisco

  • Orange San Francisco
79
Based on 13 scores, 16 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Excellent value, responsive touch-screen, Android 2.1 OS, great web and GPS for the price...
  • Amazing screen. Smart design. Android 2.1

Cons:

  • Tons of unnecessary Orange apps; unless you use Gmail, you’ll have to pay an extra £1 to load your webmail account onto the Orange Mail appLook and Feel...
  • Camera quality poor. Battery slightly underpowered

Expert reviews and ratings

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Everyone loves smartphones. Well maybe not, but that would seem a fair conclusion to the latest stats from analysts which claim one in five of all handsets sold now officially isn't dumb. In real terms this clocks up as a whopping 326m...

By Expert Reviews on 60

It has a great screen, but we’re not keen on Orange’s extra software and there are better alternatives for the same price....

By 3G UK on 80

Get rid of Orange’s bloatware and you'll have an excellent handset. It can hold its own in the company of pricier smartphones and is far superior to other handsets in its price range. Just make sure you dump the junk software first Orange...

By Mobile Choice on 80

An unbeatable Android smartphone in the £100 bracket, the Orange San Francisco suffers only from the incredible clog of redundant Orange apps – but those are easily deleted...

By PC Pro on 50

An amazing screen and a low price, but the rest disappoints...

By CoolSmartphone on

The term “smartphone” has long been attached to the Android OS. It’s meant that many have perhaps classed the device as a business tool or a high cost handset. Now, with Android appearing in a wider range ofdevices in various shapes...

By Recombu on 70

This is the best budget Android handset we've seen to date. It's by no means perfect - it can run a little slow, the camera isn't amazing and the connectivity a little ropey - but it's a capable handset with a good quality screen and...

By IT Reviews on

With a strong array of features built in and a solid chassis design, the Orange San Francisco shows what can be achieved when you aim at a budget price but aim high....

By Pocket-lint on 80

Key specs3 megapixels, 3.5mm jack, 3G, Android, Bluetooth, FM radio, GPRS, GPS, GSM, HSDPA, Li-ion battery, microSD, Touchscreen,...

By V3.co.uk on 80

Orange's San Francisco phone is difficult to fault for £99. It has Android 2.1 rather than 2.2 and feels sluggish at times, but otherwise looks and feels like a much more costly smartphone. For buyers tempted by Android, but put off by the...

By CNET UK on 60

We're thrilled that the trim, powerful San Francisco Android smart phone only costs £99 on a pay as you go deal, but we'd be even happier if its software wasn't covered in Orange...

By Stuff.tv on 100

Camera and battery aside, this is simply the best hardware for the money...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 100

An absolute bargain that puts other budget Android rivals to...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

I have to say that the Orange San Francisco is probably my bargain of the year. Although not as well specced as some of the top of the range Android devices you must remember that it is a quarter of the price. In terms of value for money the San...

By TechRadar on 90

The Orange San Francisco pops up as the first Android own-branded device from Orange.The San Francisco is an Android-toting handset that's pitched at the lower end of the market. At £99 on pay as you go, it's comparable with handset like...

International Review By TarifAgent on 87

Das San Francisco bietet eine mehr als solide Leistung als Allrounder im Smartphone-Segment. Seine Schwachstelle ist mit einem Satz besprochen: Multimedia-Phone ist es keines. Die Kamera ist für gelegentliche Schnappschüsse zu gebrauchen,...