It seems that August 12th is the big day for high end smartphones and tablets with phone capabilities. Now the Motorola Droid 2 and BlackBerry Torch have company. Dell today announced that it will start taking orders for the Dell Streak Android 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. The Dell Streak is available for $299.99 with new two-year ATT 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.
More info on the Dell Streak Android Tablet:
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.
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 + WiFi + 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 32 GB. Store up to 42 movies or 32,000 photos, or 16,000 songs with a 32GB Micro SD upgrade
Here is a video demo of the Dell Streak from Dell: