Orange debuts Intel Medfield-powered Santa Clara

Orange has announced their first Android handset to feature an Intel Medfield chipset, tapping the Santa Clara with a summer release.  Making its debut as Europe’s first Android smartphone to pack the new mobile processor, the device will launch with Android 2.3 Gingerbread but see an Ice Cream Sandwich update shortly thereafter.

Specifications for the Santa Clara include a 4.03-inch display, 16GB internal storage, and an 8-megapixel camera that can capture 10 pictures in under one second.  Featuring support for HSPA+, the handset will come with a number of pre-loaded Orange software titles, including  Orange TV, Dailymotion, Deezer (France only), Orange Wednesdays Your Orange and Orange Gestures

Look for pricing and carrier details for the Santa Clara to trickle out over the coming weeks and months.  Full press release can be found at the link below.

Press release