By January 10, 2012

Orange UK launches own brand Android tablet – the ‘Tahiti’


Roll up, roll up, get your Orange branded tablet here. Orange have teamed up with Huawei to announce the Tahiti, a super sleek and stylish Android tablet available from £69.99 on a price plan of £25 per month. Rolling out across Orange retail channels this week, the Tahiti is the first Orange branded tablet to be ranged by Orange in the UK.

Building on the success of the Orange branded mobile phone range, and continuing in the theme of offering outstanding value innovation, the Tahiti from Orange provides users with a tablet experience traditionally associated with a more high-end device. Running the Android Honeycomb operating system, the Tahiti also provides access to thousands of free apps from the Android marketplace and full Adobe Flash Player support.

Stylish and lightweight, offering great portability by weighing just 390g, the Tahiti also features a 7″ multi-touch LCD screen and a dual core 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor, allowing users to surf the internet and watch films with ease when they’re on the go.  Available in a slate black and silver finish, the Tahiti also features a 5 mega pixel camera, AGPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth as well as a 3G+ connection.

More info and full specs can be seen below:


Specification list:

· Standby Time: 6 hours working time

· Screen size: 7 inches LCD

· Weight: 390g

· Thickness: 10.5mm

· Chipset: Qualcomm 8260 Dual Core 1.2 GHz

· Camera Features: 5 mega pixel

· Connectivity: WiFi, 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, GPS/A-GPS, HSPA+

· Memory: RAM: 512MB; EMMC: 8GB

· Operating System: Android Honeycomb

· Sensor: Light sensor, gravity sensor and eCompass

· User interface: SDHC, Micro SD interface, Micro USB, 3.5mm stereo audio jack, stereo speaker, build-in MIC, HDMI type D, USIM card slot

· Battery: Li-Polymer, 3.7V, 4000mAh


Customers will also have access to a range of great benefits as an Orange customer including:

Orange Wednesdays: offering 2-for-1 cinema tickets every Wednesday

Best Value Home Broadband: great value home broadband from only £5 a month

The Tahiti is available for £69.99 on a £25 a month, 24 month data plan which includes 1GB of anytime data, 1GB of quiet time data* and unlimited Wi-Fi hotspot access each month (subject to fair usage).

Alternatively, it is also available free as part of a Connected 24 month plan with the San Francisco II handset for £41 per month. The new Connected plan comes with a 2GB anytime data allowance and unlimited Wi-Fi hotspot access (subject to fair usage), which can be shared across both devices, as well as 200 anytime call minutes and unlimited texts.

Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices, 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”.

We will of course have the Tahiti in for review soon so keep your eyes peeled.

For more information on the Tahiti from Orange, including full price plan terms and conditions, please visit 


Posted by: James

Posted in: Press Releases

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