Orange announces new laptops


Orange has announced two new laptops and dongles for consumer and SME business customers.

The Asus 1005HGO (pictured) comes embedded with a SIM card, which is exclusive to Orange. It comes equipped with Windows Starter 7, a 10.1-inch screen and webcam.

The Compaq CQ61 with Orange e1752 dongle comes with Windows 7 Home Premium and features a 15.6-inch screen, as well as a webcam and DVD player.

Customers can choose from 18 or 24-month tariffs that range from £25 through to £40 per month on 1GB, 3GB or 5GB plans. In addition, SMEs taking a laptop on a 24-month plan will also benefit from unlimited UK data (subject to fair usage).

Orange is also introducing two new dongles to its range. The Orange e1752 dongle will be provided inclusively with a selection of Orange’s mobile broadband packages. The Option 515M, which is exclusive to Orange, comes with a free 8GB microSD memory card at launch and will be available from £20 across most mobile broadband price plans.

Orange’s mobile broadband price plans remain unchanged with customers able to choose from 500MB, 1GB, 3GB or 10GB per month.

Orange UK director of devices François Mahieu said: “These new mobile broadband devices provide both our consumers and small and medium-sized business customers with the latest technology and best value for money. We will continue to build on these offerings throughout 2010 to ensure our customers benefit from one of the most competitive product portfolios in the UK.”

The new connected laptops and dongles are available from all of Orange’s retail channels including telesales, Orange shops and online at