Reports have been around for some time about Dell’s upcoming tablet-shaped device with a 5-inch Touchscreen and Google’s Android OS. Michael Dell now says this model — the Dell Mini 5 — is going to hit the market in the next few months.
An Overview of the Dell Mini 5
The centerpiece of this model will be its 5-inch, WVGA (800 x 480) display. This will be a capacitive Touchscreen with support for multi-touch.
The Mini 5 will use a tablet shape, and won’t include a hardware keyboard. It has been designed to be used primarily in landscape mode, but with portrait support too.
Dells’ CEO specifically mentioned its support for 3G wireless networks and the 5-megapixel camera.
in addition, it will reportedly sport Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a 1,300 mAh battery.
Pricing & Availability
Although Michael Dell was willing to say that that the Mini 5 will be released in the next few months, he declined to be more specific about when and where.
He also wouldn’t talk about pricing.
It’s not known if this product will be sold through a wireless carrier, of if Dell plans to sell it directly to the public.