It's time to lay your cards on the table, double down and go all in: the Orange Monte Carlo is on sale from your favourite citrus-hued network. It's an Android smart phone for a price that means you shouldn't have to cash in all your chips.
The Monte Carlo features a 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen, FM radio and a 5-megapixel camera. There's an 800MHz processor inside, with 3G, Wi-Fi and DLNA connections to link up with the Web or a TV. It's basically awith a different label slapped on it.
The software is, the latest version of Google's software for mobile phones. You can add apps to your phone and move around widgets on your home screen, displaying live updates of everything from the weather to your friends' social network updates.
If you're a cinephile, the Orange Wednesday app is already installed for a free midweek cinema ticket. If you prefer to stay in, iTunes movie every Thursday.is a new service that gets you a free
The Monte Carlo features Orange Signal Boost, which piggybacks on nearby Wi-Fi hotspots to bump up your phone signal when you're struggling for bars.
You can go for Monte Carlo or bust on a range of contracts, and it's
free on plans starting from £20 per month. You can get it on cheaper
plans for £50, or on pay as you go for £150.
The Monte Carlo is just the latest Orange phone with a metropolitan moniker. Other city-inspired blowers include the, an affordable Android phone, and the , which has a Qwerty keyboard with a little smiley face button for quick emoticons.
Then there's the, , , , Sydney and Miami, a citrus-hued version of the phone offered by Orange's pink partner T-Mobile as the . We're holding out for the ultra-glamorous Orange Swindon.
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