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So Orange released a press release today

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about the Barcelona and Stockholm handsets. At the bottom of this was some nice information regarding the Skate:

Monte Carlo

Finally, Orange also today unveiled the feature packed Monte Carlo. Available later this summer, the Monte Carlo will come loaded with the technology and specifications traditionally associated with a high end smart phone.

Featuring a high quality 5 megapixel camera, 800Mhz processor and a 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen that offers an incredible experience for viewing videos, playing games and video messaging - the 3G+ Monte Carlo utilises Google’s 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The handset is also HD Voice and Orange Signal Boost compatible and will be Digital Living Network Alliance certified, so customers share their music, videos and photos with absolute ease. Monte Carlo from Orange will be launched later this summer with pricing and availability will be announced nearer the time.

I'm liking the DLNA support!

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source: http://newsroom.orange.co.uk/2011/07/06/or...-across-the-uk/

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Barcelona

Specification list:

Dimensions: 115 x 63 x 9.9

Camera features: 3.2

Connectivity: WiFi / Bluetooth / USB / SatNav / Signal boost

Music: MP3

Network band: Tri band

Video: Messaging

Memory: / 16 Micro SD Card

Email: POP3 / IMAP4

Data speed: 3G +

Operating system: Android

Version: Froyo v2.2

Other: 2.6" QVGA Capacitive

Stockholm

Specification list:

Dimensions: 104 x 56 x 13

Camera features: 3.2

Connectivity: WiFi / Bluetooth / USB / SatNav / Signal boost

Music: MP3 / FM radio

Network band: Quad band

Video: Messaging

Memory: 16 Micro SD Card / 120 MB internal

Email: POP3 / IMAP4 / Orange Mail

Data speed: 3G +

Operating system: Android

Version: Froyo v2.2

Other: 2.8" QVGA Capacitive

Monte Carlo

Specification list:

Dimensions: 126 x 68 x 11

Camera features: 5.0

Connectivity: WiFi / Bluetooth / USB / SatNav / Signal boost / HD Voice

Music: MP3 & Radio

Network band: Tri band

Video: Messaging

Memory: 130mb + 2GB Micro SD Card inbox

Email: POP3 / IMAP4 / Mobile Mail

Data speed: 3G +

Operating system: Android

Version: Gingerbread v2.3

Other: 4.3" Capacitive touchscreen, 800 mhz processor

I think they will price it in a The Good, The Bad and The Ugly structure

Making the Skate more expensive, £200 or more.

Then Stockholm mid range and Barcelona cheapest

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If it's priced £120 or less, sure. Would be nice to have another device to play around with, plus I really want to see the screen size in person.

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I think they will price it in a The Good, The Bad and The Ugly structure

Making the Skate more expensive, £200 or more.

Then Stockholm mid range and Barcelona cheapest

Stockholm syndrome is £80

Barcelon is £100

here's hoping for £120 for the Monte Carlo

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Stockholm syndrome is £80

Barcelon is £100

here's hoping for £120 for the Monte Carlo

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about the Barcelona and Stockholm handsets. At the bottom of this was some nice information regarding the Skate:

I'm liking the DLNA support!

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Is it DLNA as a source, DLNA as a renderer, or DLNA as a controller?

Just serving up files for display elsewhere is much easier than acting as a renderer - and while nice its not as much interest to me as being able to stream and display video & audio files on the device.

Acting as a DLNA renderer would need support for more than the usual MP4 SP video codec.

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