Orange Rolls Out First Android Tablet

Orange has announced the launch of its first own-brand Android tablet device – the budget-friendly Tahiti.

The 10.5mm thick tablet features a 7in capacitive multitouch display and runs Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) on a Qualcomm 8260 Dual Core 1.2GHz processor.

It also packs 512MB of memory, 8GB of storage space, a 5Mp camera, Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity, a light sensor, gravity sensor, AGPS and support for Adobe Flash.

The 390g device is priced at £69.99 when purchased with a £25 per month two-year tariff that offers up to 1Gbps of any-time data each month, as well as 1Gbps of Quiet Time data which applies between midnight and 4am and unlimited WiFi access.

It also comes free when bundled with the second version of Orange’s low-cost San FranciscoAndroid phone, on a two-year, £41-per-month combined contract. The Connected 24 plan also offers 2GB of anytime data allowance, unlimited WiFi hotspot access (subject to fair usage), 200 anytime call minutes and unlimited texts .

Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices at Everything Everywhere, said: “We’re pleased to be expanding our portfolio of own-brand devices into tablets for the first time.”

“The Tahiti is a stylish, lightweight device with a great quality screen, which we believe really does offer great value innovation and will help customers to get the most out of their multimedia content whilst on the go”.