Hooray for Hollywood! The Orange Hollywood, that is. A budget phone with built-in Facebook and Twitter apps and a Qwerty keyboard, it's not exactly a blockbuster -- but it should do well at the box office thanks to a low admission price. For all the details on the Hollywood from Orange, grab your popcorn, stick your mobile phone on silent, and enjoy our feature presentation.
I'm assuming it'll have a low price, anyway. It's yet another Hollywood remake -- sorry, 're-imagining' -- as the 2.4-inch touchscreen perches above a Qwerty keyboard, like a BlackBerry. So it should appeal to anyone who wants to ditch their BlackBerry but can't bring themselves to give up on those clicky keys.
It also features a 3.2-megapixel camera and built-in FM radio. You can stick in a microSD memory card up to 32GB for your music and photos.
You can connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi, but when you're out of a wireless hotspot you're stuck with EDGE data speeds because there's no 3G.
Low-specced phones don't use much battery juice, so we usually expect a long and healthy battery life -- certainly longer and healthier than 210 minutes of chatting, which is what the Hollywood offers.
Other Orange own-brand blowers with a bit more oomph include the Android-powered Orange San Diego. They're both touchscreen phones, and worth a look even if you think you could never give up your Qwerty keyboard.and
The Hollywood has quietly slipped onto the Orange website, where it's listed as "coming soon". It's such a stealthy arrival that even Orange's PR folks couldn't tell me anything about it at the time of writing. I don't know the price either, but if it tops £50 I'll be very surprised.
Is the Orange Hollywood a coming attraction you want to see, or a box-office flop? Tell me your thoughts in the comments or on our Facebook page.