Dell Streak Android OS Tablet Phone Now Available

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Dell has just begun selling the highly-anticipated Dell Streak, a device that is half smartphone, half tablet computer.

Dell Streak Tablet Phone with Google Android OSThis cutting-edge device runs the Android OS on a 1 GHz processor, plus it includes a 5-inch touchscreen and support for AT&T’s 3G network.

The Streak is now available on Dell’s website where users can also sign up for AT&T service. This tablet phone is not currently listed on AT&T’s site.

It costs $300 with a new AT&T two-year service contract. Those who want to forgo the contract can get this device for $550.

Overview of the Dell Streak
The design for Dell’s tablet phone is centered around its 5-inch, WVGA (800 x 480 pixel) capacitive touchscreen. This device has a slim tablet shape and its casing comes in one color: black.

The Streak runs Google’s mobile operating system on a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 512 MB of RAM. The model is debuting with Android OS 1.6, but an upgrade to Android OS 2.2 is in development. On top of Google’s standard user interface is a UI developed by Dell.

Dell Streak Tablet Phone with Google Android OSIn addition to support for AT&T’s voice and 3G service, this device sports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1. plus a GPS receiver.

It comes with 16 GB of storage in the form of a removable microSD memory card. Users have the option of switching this out for a 32 GB card.

The Streak includes a 5-megapixel auto-focus camera on its back, and a front-facing one for video conferencing. In addition, it has a 3.5-mm headphone jack.

Dell Streak ReviewThe tablet is bundled with a suite of entertainment, communications and productivity software, including a highly-capable web browser, email software, turn-by-turn navigation app, and much more.

Overall, the Dell Streak is 6 inches x 3.1 inches x 0.4 inches (153 mm x 79 mm x 10 mm).




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