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Orange San Francisco

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Orange San Francisco. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the screen and portability are overall positive. The performance and usability also get good opinions, whereas reviews are divided on the GPS navigation. Many are critical about the camera and durability.

price, usability, performance, portability, screen

battery, durability, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Orange San Francisco is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Orange San Francisco from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the price. The design also gets good feedback.

design, price

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2016


Expert review by: Gordon Kelly (

Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade)


We take a look at a truly game changing, feature packed budget smartphone which Orange cannot ruin - try as it might...

Brilliant screen ; Feature packed ; Incredible price

Orange Bloatware ; Poor Camera

The Orange San Francisco is a staggeringly well featured handset which simply has no peer when it comes to value for money. Orange has done its very best to make a mess of the user experience by riddling the phone with bloatware, but it is nothing some...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

Orange San Francisco review


It has a great screen, but we're not keen on Orange's extra software and there are better alternatives for the same price.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Jonathan Morris (

Orange San Francisco Review (aka ZTE Blade)


At the end of 2010, a number of Android devices fought it out for the crown of ‘best affordable smartphone'. It seems Orange won the battle by miles

The San Francisco is a cheap Android phone available on prepay for £100 or less, but it almost has the performance of a phone costing three times as much. There’s a large capacitive touchscreen with multi-touch support, a perfectly sufficient processor...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Pritesh (

San Francisco


Excellent phone, unlocked it, removed the original orange operating software and put on Froyo2 and applied a battery life mod and it is working really well. Coupled with a GiffGaff sim, i have been astounded at this great android phone.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Bobo (

Great value phone


Wifi can be difficult to keep connected but overal performance and fearures are great for the price.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: knk (

great choice


Simply the budget touch-screen smartphone for the price point.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: knk (

great choice !


cheap, but you don't have to compromise with this phone. a solid Android choice.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Orange San Francisco


Outstanding smartphone for the price

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: clivea2003 (

What a Brilliant Phone


This was purchased for my sons 14th Birthday. This phone is probably the best alternative to the Iphone, althought this phone is tied to the orange network, it can very easily be untied so as to allow use on all networks.......

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Weasle007 (

Massive potential


I purchased this phone as a temporary replcement for a more powerful Nokia N900 that went off for repair. I did my research and knew what this San Francisco (aka the ZTE Blade) was capable of. First job was get a custom rom on there (do a search on the...

Mar, 2011
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