Orange is reportedly conducting a bit of market research on their latest phone to bare a city-based name. Following devices such as the San Francisco and Monte Carlo, the Orange London is said to get a major boost in the specs department courtesy of Intel. Aside from being one of the first devices to utilize the new processor platform, the London also speculatively features an 8MP camera, 16GB of internal storage, and 4-inch Gorilla Glass display. Not mentioned is what operating system the phone would run, but Android 4.0 would not be out of the question based on its compatibility with Intel’s Medfield chip.
Orange has typically gone with a second-tier manufacturer to provide the devices that are rebranded under their own banner. Past entries have come from ZTE and Huawei. It isn’t known who would make the London, but Lenovo isn’t out of the question — a partnership was announced between the mobile maker and Intel back at CES.
With Mobile World Congress right around the corner, we expect to see quite a few new Intel designs. There is no guarantee we will see the London or the phone that may become the London, however. Given that all of this info come from a supposed market research survey, there is also a chance we may never see this exact handset at all.
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