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Dell Streak

Dell Streak

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Discontinued: AT&T

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Proprietary USB connector
  • Too little RAM memory (0.5 GB RAM)
  • Single-core processor
  • Low pixel density screen (187 ppi)
  • Low-resolution camera (5 megapixels)

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Description

Dell Streak (previously known as the Mini 5) is a smartphone/tablet PC hybrid from Dell that uses the Android 1.6. It comes with a 5" capacitive touchscreen and two cameras, a 5MP one with dual-LED flash on the back and a VGA one on the front for video calling. It has 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512 MB SDRAM, GPS and Wi-Fi.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3, 2.2, 1.6)
  • Dimensions:
    • 6.02 x 3.11 x 0.40 inches (153 x 79 x 10 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 7.76 oz (220 g)
      the average is 5.5 oz (157 g)
  • Features:
    • Touch sensitive control keys
  • Colors:
    • Black

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 5.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 187 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:

    Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

    • 58.91 %
  • Features:
    • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Dual LED
    • Hardware Features:
      • Autofocus
    • Software Features:
      • Digital zoom, Geo tagging
    • Settings:
      • White balance presets
    • Shooting Modes:
      • Night mode, Scenes, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 1280x720 (720p HD) (18 fps), 640x480 (VGA) (20 fps)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 0.3 megapixels VGA

Hardware

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion
  • Graphics processor:

    Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

      • Adreno 200
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 0.5 GB RAM / 512 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:

    Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

    • microSD, microSDHC

Battery

  • Capacity:

    Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

    • 1530 mAh
  • Type:
    • User replaceable, Li - Ion
  • Talk time:
    • 9.00 hours
      the average is 20 h (1195 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 16.7 days (400 hours)
      the average is 19 days (449 h)

Multimedia

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Cellular

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Phone features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
  • Other features:
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • Proprietary
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 26 May 2010

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 05 Feb 2010
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        VRSM01M001 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.72 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 1900 MHz
    • Body:
      • 0.95 W/kg
    • Measured in:
      • 850 MHz

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This device is also known as Dell Mini 5


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