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As Dell goes private, CEO says it will not try again with smartphones

0. phoneArena 13 Sep 2013, 21:31 posted on

Dell has been out of the smartphone game for a while, and it didn't really have the best run at it when it was designing phones. CEO Michael Dell has finally been able to close the deal to buyout shareholders and make his company private again, and he is excited for the future as a private company. But, that future will not include smartphones, says Dell...

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posted on 13 Sep 2013, 21:40 4

1. Commentator (Posts: 2436; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


Shame, the Venue Pro was one of the all-time beauties with its curved glass. I could take or leave the keyboard though.

posted on 14 Sep 2013, 02:13 1

2. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 397; Member since: 24 May 2011)


Smart phones are the future. Dell will regret this decision.

posted on 15 Sep 2013, 23:26

11. quakan (Posts: 1199; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


Unfortunately, they couldn't gain any traction and the losses are what forced them out of industry.

posted on 14 Sep 2013, 03:07 2

3. fatexo (Posts: 95; Member since: 21 May 2010)


I still use my Venue Pro and it still works flawlessly..

posted on 14 Sep 2013, 06:34 1

4. volcano (Posts: 255; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


i think they will be back when windowsphone gain a lot of market share

posted on 14 Sep 2013, 08:56

5. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Finally Dell will be an employee of Microsoft ... :)

posted on 14 Sep 2013, 09:18

6. lyndon420 (Posts: 1769; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


I miss my streak 5. Hopefully they change their tune as the world goes mobile.

posted on 14 Sep 2013, 21:54 2

7. Lyngdoh (Posts: 225; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


Dell should consider making an Alienware ultrabook.

posted on 15 Sep 2013, 07:52

8. ihatesmartphone (unregistered)


Good point!

posted on 15 Sep 2013, 18:38

9. wk10k (Posts: 9; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)


i want a new laptop. Dude you're getting a Dell!!

posted on 15 Sep 2013, 22:42

10. Long1 (banned) (Posts: 399; Member since: 18 May 2013)


Dell Streak
The phone that crushed the ice.

posted on 26 Sep 2014, 07:40

12. leo.d.monkey (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Aug 2014)


now they have good windows and android tablets ... it's kind of logic jump smartphones again

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