Does size matter to you? The bigger the better perhaps? Well, Dell may have crafted your next smartphone, the Dell Streak. We’ve been messing around with our very own Streak and thought we would put together some initial impressions for you. Want to see and know more? Hit the jump and lets do this thing! More →
In a sort of puzzling YouTube post, Dell did a quick demo of the 5-inch Streak running Android 2.1 (Eclair). The handset, according to Dell, is supposed to get Android 2.2 sometime after launch so we are a bit confused as to why 2.1 is even on the table. We suppose it is a good sign that Dell’s Android team has 2.1 running on this beast, but seriously Dell… bring on Froyo! Also, the device will retail for $299 with a 2-year AT&T contract and $549 full retail. We’ve got the tripod-less video ready for you after the break. More →
You can’t pre-order yourself a Dell Streak anymore, but that really doesn’t matter all that much. According to the company’s website, you can purchase your new Dell Streak — regular order style — beginning tomorrow. The Streak’s pre-order page has been updated, and now reads:
Our Dell Streak pre-sale sign-up opportunity is no longer available. Please visit http://www.dell.com/streak tomorrow to purchase your Dell Streak.
Anyone have plans to pick one up?
UPDATE: Our friends from Dell were kind enough to reach out and let us know that the Streak will in-fact not be released tomorrow. Apparently — according to Dell — the web team was testing “future” versions of the Streak webpage and several pages accidentally went live for about an hour (including the one pictured above saying you can purchase the device tomorrow). Dell still has not provided an official release date for the 5-inch handset… back to the waiting game! More →
Anybody out there looking for an Android smartphone with a 5-inch screen? Dell has updated their official Streak webpage to let you know that the Android phone, with its massive screen, will be available in late July and that there are pre-order opportunities available. You can hit up the read link to give Dell your information for the chance to: have an exclusive 24 hour pre-sale purchase window, get a free upgrade to second business day shipping, and purchase a Plantronics Bluetooth headset for $0.99. Who’s getting one of these massive phones? More →
We have heard from an AT&T source that the Dell Streak is launching on July 19th on AT&T. More →
We told those pesky grey marketers that they’d better get a move on if they were hoping to make a few quick bucks importing the Dell Streak into the U.S. Today at D8, Dell announced that it will be bringing its gargantuan 5″ Android smartphone/tablet to the U.S. on or around the end of July. At that time, $500 will get you unlocked Streak complete with a 5″ WVGA display, 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, 16GB of internal memory, 7.2Mbps HSDPA, and 1GHz Snapdragon processor and Android 2.1. It will be available directly from dell.com More →
As if resident of the UK didn’t already have a line-up of handsets to chose from that would make even the most reserved American green with envy, today Dell announced that it and O2 will be releasing the Dell Streak in early June. A giant amongst smartphones, the Streak features a 5″ WVGA capacitive touchscreen display, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, 16GB of internal memory, support for microSD cards up to 32GB, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, 7.2Mbps HSDPA and 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. To debut with Android 1.6, Dell says the Streak has been “designed with the future in mind” and will be subject to OTA updates which will bring Adobe Flash 10.1, Android 2.2 “Froyo”, and video chat apps to the Streak before the year’s end. Pricing has yet to be announced, but the Dell Streak will be available online and in stores from O2, at Carphone Warehouse, and later “later in the month at Dell.co.uk.” Oh, anyone whose thinking of making an easy buck brining these bad boys over to the US better move fast — it’s coming here “later this summer.” Click through for the press release.
Michael Dell took the stage at the Citrix Synergy conference yesterday and, like any good CEO with a hot, new product on the horizon, he could not resist the opportunity to show off a shiny new Dell Streak. While the crowd at the virtualization conference was entertained with a minute long preview of the handheld device, the rest of the world was given the juicy tidbit of information that confirms the Android device will land in Europe via O2 Telefonica in June and in the US via AT&T later this summer. Anyone else excited for sun, sand, and Android this summer? More →
Initially appearing as a five-inch model, Dell promised that the small but sexy Streak was only the first in a series of tablets that will be offered in an array of screen sizes. Apparently those promises were not empty, as a press photo showcasing both a seven-inch and a ten-inch model of the Android-powered tablet made its unofficial appearance yesterday. Along with the pretty picture, there is also word of tentative launch dates with the five-inch Streak expected to land first at an undisclosed date later this summer. Fans of the larger seven-inch model will have to wait until the end of 2010 to get their grubby mitts on this black and shiny device, while those that prefer the screen real estate of the ten-incher may have to wait an agonizing eight months until early 2011 for this proverbial iPad competitor to make its debut. More →
Remember when The Wall Street Journal said that Dell was working on an Android MID? Well it turns out that it was bang on as today images and a video of a prototype device known as the Streak emerged by way of everyone’s favorite Vietnamese mobile site. Running Android 2.0, the Streak boasts 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity, a 5″ WVGA multitouch capacitive display, 5 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, Bluetooth, microSD and a 1300 mAh battery. Looking through all of the pictures, we couldn’t help notice what looks to be the spitting image of a front-facing camera for checking ones hair video calling, but then again it could just be the worst ambient light sensor ever. Enough talk. Hit the jump for a ton of pics and a video, because the Streak cries out to be seen.