Dell Streaks into US

Janet Harris

August 12, 2010

Dell Streak, the tablet computer, smartphone hybrid, will launch in the US tomorrow, following its launch in Europe earlier this summer.

The Android-based MID (mobile internet device), has a 5 inch touch screen, built in Wi-Fi, 5 megapixel autofocus camera, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, and it comes with Google Maps.

It’s on the chunky side for a mobile phone, but can be used via a Bluetooth earpiece so that you can still look cool while using it – unless you’re after the retro ‘brick’ phone look.

Available on o2s network in Europe, AT&T will be the exclusive mobile voice and wireless broadband carrier for the device in the US.

The device is available only through Dell’s website and will cost $300 with a new two-year AT&T contract including a data plan.

It can be used as a Wi-Fi only device and without an AT&T contract it will cost $550.


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