Finally, we have proper launch info for the Dell Streak. The one-day presale begins Thursday, and the 5-inch Android tablet will be in general availability on Friday. Pricing remains the same at $299 with a two-year contract on AT&T, and $549 sans contract. Otherwise, everything else is as we expect -- 5MP camera, 2GB of on-board storage, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, and the ability to look at the Droid X and Evo 4G like they're small fries. Full presser after the break. [Business Wire] Discuss the Dell Streak in our Tablet Forums.
Dell Creates Choice and Freedom to Talk, Watch, Surf, and Connect with New 5-Inch Tablet
ROUND ROCK, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dell (NASDAQ: DELL):
“The Dell Streak has found a way to fit your whole world in a 5-inch screen. Its unique size will help people discover new ways to enjoy the web, connect with friends, and navigate their lives.”
Orders for the Dell Streak Tablet open up for U.S. priority pre-sale registrants at www.dell.com/mobile this Thursday, August 12. General availability follows a day later at www.dell.com/mobile.
The Dell Streak is available for $299.99 with new two-year AT&T contract†, and $549.99 without. Customers who purchase the Streak, and signed up during the pre-sale program, will receive a free second-day shipping upgrade. Customers who redeem their pre-sale coupon can purchase a Plantronics Bluetooth earpiece for 99 cents while supplies last.
HITTING A SWEET SPOT
The Dell Streak, a carbon black Android-based tablet with a 5-inch display, is designed to provide an excellent “on-the-go” entertainment, social connection, and navigation experience. The spacious 5-inch screen is ideal for experiencing thousands of Android Market widgets, games and applications, all without squinting or compromising portability. Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth capability and available 3G connectivity brings easy access for downloading and listening to music, updating social networking status in real-time, and staying connected to friends and family through e-mail, text, IM, and voice calls.
On-the-go students, mobile professionals, and active families will find Streak’s web-browsing capabilities as natural as a laptop. The 5-inch screen is large enough to present Web pages in their natural form, create a comfortable viewing experience, and make turn-by-turn navigation simple. The Dell Streak is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon solution with integrated 1GHz processor to combine basic functionality and benefits of a laptop in a pocket friendly size.
The Dell Streak was designed with the future in mind to support future software, application and platform upgrades.
“The Dell Streak has found a way to fit your whole world in a 5-inch screen. Its unique size will help people discover new ways to enjoy the web, connect with friends, and navigate their lives.” – Ron Garriques, president, Dell Communication Solutions
DELL STREAK FEATURES:
Integrated Google Maps with turn-by-turn navigation, street and satellite views
A full screen browsing experience with a 5-inch capacitive multi-touch WVGA display
Easily integrated social media apps: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube
High resolution 5 MP camera, VGA front facing camera, removable battery, built-in Wi-Fi, 3G and Bluetooth connectivity options
2GB* of internal storage provides plenty of space to access and download Google Android Market’s many options
Packaged with cushions made from 100 percent sustainable, compostable bamboo
DELL STREAK SPECIFICATIONS:
Android platform complete with Android Market and Dell user interface enhancements
Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon solution with integrated 1GHz processor
3G + Wi-Fi + Bluetooth
UMTS / GPRS / EDGE class 12 GSM radio with link speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps*
5 MP Autofocus camera with dual LED flash. Easily point, shoot, and upload to YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and more
User accessible Micro SD expandable memory available up to 32GB*. Store up to 42 movies* or 32,000 photos*, or 16,000 songs* with a 32GB* Micro SD upgrade
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