Reviews & hands-on

  • Phones

    Orange Fujitsu Stylistic S01 pictures and hands-on

    By 1 March 2013

    In Japan, Fujitsu has built a healthy user base of older phone owners, first with its feature phones and then with its first Android handset, which it called the Raku Raku Smartphone ("Raku Raku" meaning "easy-to-use"). Now it is to bring the device...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Orange San Diego review

    By 13 June 2012

    Orange seems to be the one mobile operator that puts the most effort into adding value and providing an interesting, and unique, range of phones. Other networks tie in key handsets - such as the Samsung Galaxy S III - to exclusive deals, but that's little...

  • Tablets 3 out of 5

    Orange Tahiti review

    By 26 April 2012

    The Orange Tahiti is a 7-inch Android tablet based on the Huawei MediaPad. A couple of millimetres slimmer than the original Apple iPad at 10.5mm thick, it weighs 394g and takes up just 190x124mm of pocket or bag space. In common with most Android tablets,...

  • Phones

    Orange Santa Clara pictures and hands-on

    By 27 February 2012

    After all the talk, Intel has finally done it... it has launched a mobile phone with Orange and Gigabyte, with an Intel chip inside, and Pocket-lint has already gone hands-on with the new device. Built by Gigabyte and to be sold by the network in the...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Orange San Francisco II review

    By 13 December 2011

    Those of us with expensive smartphones sometimes forget that not everyone needs, or wants, a device in their pocket that costs £500. So for those who either don't see the point of super-expensive phones, or just simply can't justify the expense, there's...

  • Phones

    Orange San Francisco II pictures and hands-on

    By 2 December 2011

    Something people forget - especially tech journalists - is that not everyone can afford, or wants, a £500 mobile telephone. But, even people with limited money to spend on handsets may want access to some of the cool features available on smartphones...

  • Online

    Orange Cityzi NFC hands-on: Pocket-lint's pocket picked

    By 26 September 2011

    If you'd asked me a week ago about using a mobile phone to pay for goods and services, I'd have said that the technology was promising, but that persuading people to use it was likely to prove tricky. That was before I was robbed of all my real cash on...

  • Phones

    Orange Barcelona hands-on

    By 15 June 2011

    Orange enjoyed surprise success with the cheap ZTE-produced Orange San Francisco back in 2010 and they're looking to repeat the success with another Orange branded Android device. Bringing it home to Europe, the next device from Everything Everywhere...

  • Apps

    Orange Gestures and wallpapers funk up your phone

    By 14 February 2011

    Orange have developed a gestures app for Android - predictably called Orange Gestures - that will give you gesture shortcuts from the homescreen of your Orange Android phone. The company will also be launching its own range of dynamic live wallpapers,...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Orange San Francisco review

    By 24 November 2010

    The Orange San Francisco is the network’s adaptation of the ZTE Blade. It is a budget Android handset, offering up entry-level hardware specs but coming forward with a cracking display and offering Android 2.1, albeit with a heavy dose of Orange customisation...

  • Phones 1.5 out of 5

    Orange Vegas review

    By 21 May 2009

    It's always great when a young pretender steps forward and steals the crown. Last year INQ bomb-burst onto the scene with their social networking handset the INQ1 that was well received by many and unique to 3. It's difficult to see the Vegas as anything...

  • Laptops 4 out of 5

    Elonex Webbook notebook review

    By 1 August 2008

    With consumers snapping up netbooks faster than companies can make them, what makes Elonex think it has the solution with the Webbook? We took a closer look to find out. Available from Carphone Warehouse the Elonex Webbook offers a 10.2-inch screen, 1.6GHz...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Orange SPV E650 smartphone review

    By 22 June 2007

    Orange's SPV range has taken another leap forward with its latest QWERTY keyboard Windows Mobile 6 sporting device, but has the new model got what it takes to impress? Its first Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0-powered smartphone, Orange has turned once again...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Orange SPV M600 smartphone review

    By 9 November 2006

    The Orange SPV M600 is pitched at the business mobile phone user who wants a smart phone, but doesn't want to go the whole way and get all QWERTY-keyboarded up. At just 58mm wide x 108mm tall and 18mm deep the M600, which is actually a black variant of...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Orange SPV M3100 smartphone review

    By 19 October 2006

    "A black cat went past us, and then another that looked just like it … How much like it? Was it the same cat? ... It might have been. I'm not sure … What is it? ... A déjà vu is usually a glitch in the Matrix. It happens when they change something."...