Dell Lightning explodes onto the scene oozing out Windows Phone 7 goodness

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Dell Lightning explodes onto the scene oozing out Windows Phone 7 goodness
The lid literally exploded as Dell came storming onto the scene bringing with it a handset that is simmering from every seam that unwillingly catapults its name into the spotlight with their Windows Phone 7 smartphone. Everyone will undoubtedly be quickly familiar with the Dell Lightning which meshes functionality and style together to offer a compelling offering to the new beginnings that Windows Phone 7 is about to embark upon. The Dell Lightning is a portrait slider smartphone that features some truly awe-inspiring specs that perfectly matches its sweet and sexy exterior look that brings some attention to a form factor that usually gets little notice. It features a 4.1” OLED touchscreen, 1GHz QSD8250 Snapdragon processor, 5-megapixel auto-focus camera, 8GB internal storage, 512MB RAM, 1GB ROM, GPS, FM Radio, full Flash support including playback, and support for both AT&T and T-Mobile 3G. When you think of something being a behemoth, the Dell Lightning quickly comes into mind with its sheer strong showing of specs. As with anything Windows Phone 7 right now, the Dell Lightning is targeting a release date some time in Q4 with a possibility of getting an upgrade to LTE in Q4 of 2011. It's truly impressive to see Dell come out really swinging for the fences and this device easily takes the cake from all the other manufacturers so far that are on board with the new platform.

source: Engadget



1. xtroid2k

Posts: 601; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

I must say. I have an old Palm PDA as well as a DELL sitting in my closet collecting dust. Those devices were like old fat ladies compared to these sexy devices. From what I can see Dell has some serious intentions here.

2. mcmkone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

My god i think i just got excited about a mobile phone again... i haven't been this excited since the the P900 / P910 and the E90.... wow i almost forgot why i love communications again lol

3. easytochris

Posts: 126; Member since: Jan 21, 2010

O_O *drool*

4. zerglisk

Posts: 544; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

This phone looks good but I wonder how difficult it would be to type on those super tiny QWERTY. Why doesn't Dell do a side way slider instead of vertical slider. Anyhow, I think Fujitsu F-04B is so far the coolest phone i have ever seen.

6. ostranderterry

Posts: 61; Member since: Apr 14, 2010

I just looked at that Fujitsu F-04B - not so sure I like the fact that you have to carry the keyboard around seperately - it's small too...

5. cupax

Posts: 15; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

I really like this phone! Always wanted a full size touch screen but never liked the touch keyboards. Also I find it faster to type on the smaller down-slide keyboards than a side-slide ones.

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