Android powered Dell Streak eying a release for "late July"

Android powered Dell Streak eying a release for
Just when we were all starting to get comfy with the notion of seeing 4.3” displays become the dominant norm in size for high-end smartphones, Dell decided to give a time frame of “late July” for their impending release of the Dell Streak. The 5” display it'll be sporting will easily dwarf recent trend setters like the HTC HD2, HTC EVO 4G, and Motorola DROID X with its own monstrous proportions. Yes, it may push the limit for most consumers whether or not it's even feasible to carry around this behemoth, but the opportunity to own one is knocking on the door. Pre-orders are now being made available for those early adopters who propose on flaunting this Android powered device to friends and co-workers. You'll have approximately less than 24 hours to sign up for this limited pre-order process which will also upgrade you to a free second business day shipping and the option to purchase a Plantronics Bluetooth headset for a mere $0.99 – not too shabby for those who have an inkling to side with it right away. Regardless if you decide not to go with a pre-order, the end of the month is just right around the corner.

source: Dell



1. jd829

Posts: 155; Member since: Feb 24, 2010

Other than being huge, what does this device have going for it?

6. cadetz unregistered

i thought it's a tablet LOL

2. MC3212

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 21, 2010

If it is not on VZW, nothing.

3. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

AT&T getting a big screened phone with android 1.6 woot lol

4. joey18

Posts: 682; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

why att getting nice phones verizon most uglys phones maybe is cheap network


Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 01, 2010

your on cocaine if you think Verizon is cheap. att and sprint is wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy cheaper.

10. XRa$cal4

Posts: 6; Member since: Jul 13, 2010

AT&T and VZW price plans are exactly the same. So how is AT&T wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy wait wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy cheaper? unless you are counting that you pay $15 for 250 mb of data where on Verizon you pay $30 for unlimited for the time being.

29. VZWbamf

Posts: 61; Member since: Oct 11, 2009

Why would cocaine cloud your judgement? ;)

7. sprintguy09

Posts: 79; Member since: Apr 17, 2010

From what i have found online at&t is getting this phone

8. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i used to really want this phone.. but after playing with the galaxy S/vibrant, there is nothing else. Still eagerly awating UPS delivery of my vibrant.. HURRY THE HECK UP UPS...

15. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

I got my vibrant a day before its launch. It is amazing, Loving it.

18. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

im still waiting.. lol. I ordered it within 10 minutes of them going on sale. It finally arrived in my town today but they dont allow pick up so i have to wait for delivery tommorow.. damnit.. i live 5 mins from the distrobution center and i dont wanna wait!! lol

21. JackFace

Posts: 190; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

I got the Captivate/Galaxy S - You will absolutely Love it. I put it up against my iPhone 4, and the AMOLED screen blows the iPhone 4 to pieces. Yes, the iPhone 4 screen has visibly better resolution, but the Galaxy S has visible better coloring and brightness. Comparing it with the iPhone 4, the iP4 looks completely dull. Colors POP out of the Galaxy S. Great phone!

22. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Yep, and it is a SUUPER AMOLED SCREEN - HD quality - love the live wallpapers and the game emulator ROMs play very nicely - speedy.

24. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

yea, ive been playing with the live demo pretty much all day every day since we got them in stores. I notice on the screen when its a "color" it looks sharp as hell, but if its like a white/black, you can see the pixel pretty easy. bugged me at first but now i barely notice. has everyone else noticed that as well? maybe im just looking for imperfections because im a jaded tech geek.. lol

28. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

finally got it. vibrant/galaxy S is amazing :)

9. jenna_23

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 02, 2010

Does anyone know if this thing has a front facing camera for video calling??

11. sprintguy09

Posts: 79; Member since: Apr 17, 2010

yes it does

16. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

This phone only supports 3G connectivity, no Wi-Fi. OHHHhh hRIGHT! Only iPhone 4 requires wi-fi over video chatting... my bad.

12. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

Almost looks like a slightly thinner Blackberry Storm with a bigger screen. Dell...c'mon? Android 1.6? Why would you do that?

14. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

when it was first announced, android 2.0 + wasnt out yet. Why its still on 1.6? who knows. Kinda scary really since its got some good specs. They promise a fast upgrade but no dates yet.

13. SoCalAdam

Posts: 13; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Check eBay. The Dell Streak is already available. Looks like the average selling price is around $650-700 with the low numbers around $500-550. The phone is for ATT for certain and it appears someone has already figured out how to unlock it but I have not found anyone who is on 2.2 froyo yet. I'm sure there are a LOT of people who will review this in time, I'm just curious why PA has not done so already???

17. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

the schmuck who bought his lame galaxy now being outdated in 2011..with a samsung 4.3" sure front cam and backflash..this streak has a dual flash 5mp auto focus and front cam like the iphone 4..1mp NOT 1,3 like the sprint evo though

19. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

comming from an ibot, ill take that as a compliment. For someone who pays so much attention to the phones comming out, you seem to act like its unusual for a new version of a phone to come out. 2011?? Dude, were half way through 2010. Your iphone4 was outdated when it was launched.. and it doesnt work!! 6 months from now they will have dual core 1.5ghz and 2ghz phones. what phone WONT BE outdated by christmas?? what a dumbass.

20. cuddybonz

Posts: 45; Member since: Nov 06, 2009

who gave this a bad comment?? this was awesome...jrcrow are you hating?

23. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

If you wait long enough, the phone you are thinking of buying will become outdated - I bought the ARIA and a mnth later purchased the CAPTIVATE - while there will be phones out there with faster processors - the CAPTIVATE will look very nicely, even 2 years from now, and buy then I will buy the dual processor 2.5 GHz 2GB RAM 32GB storage 3D EXTREME AMOLED SAMSUNG GALAXY S EXTREME Hi-Def phone....

25. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

yea, and that will be out dated by my 2.6ghz 4d holographic mega amoled HTC "monster-baiter"

26. joey18

Posts: 682; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

tmobile has more better phones then verizon ihope this phones comes to verizon bcs there phones sucks

27. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

more better?

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.