Android powered Dell Venue is now available unlocked for $499.99 through Dell only

Android powered Dell Venue is now available unlocked for $499.99 through Dell only
Taking the quieter approach versus the recent competition found in the Android space, the Dell Venue is now being sold as an unlocked model for $499.99 through Dell directly.

Again, the computer manufacturing giant is forgoing the normal process of having carriers selling the phone; much like what we witnessed with the Windows Phone 7 powered Dell Venue Pro. Instead, those interested in this slimmer and touchscreen only offering will have to resort to doing business with Dell directly.

Basically embodying the Dell Venue Pro, sans the portrait style keyboard, the Dell Venue will be powered by Android 2.2 Froyo and will have support for HSDPA 7.2 speeds. Sure it’s still lacking HSPA+ support, but it’s still nonetheless an attractive Android offering out there.

Interestingly enough, AT&T customers might want to keep this into consideration since Dell is offering a model that caters to AT&T’s 3G network in addition to T-Mobile’s. Currently, they’re offering free shipping with the purchase, but it looks like it won’t be leaving the factory until February 18th if you order now.

source: Dell via TmoNews



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