Dell Streak Android tablet unveiled

Dell Streak Android tablet unveiled

The Streak, or the Dell Mini 5, proved to be equipped with a multi-touch screen, 5Mp camera, GPS, a powerful 1GHz processor and social networking provision. At 220g, it is no lightweight. Around the sides are a power button, volume rocker, camera shutter, 3.5mm headphone jack and power/sync port. The back is made of rubberized plastic and contains the camera lens and dual LED flash. The Dell Streak is powered on an adapted version of Android 1.6, though it will receive an over-the-air upgrade to version 2.2, though no-one at Dell or at O2 with an exclusive on the Streak.


In addition, the screen is capacitive and nicely sensitive to the difference between brushes and taps. It is also multi-touch, letting users pinch and zoom on web pages and when viewing pictures. It supports multitasking, so users can download large files within e-mails as browsing the web and listening to music. The onscreen Qwerty keyboard is spacious and separate numeric keyboard is also attached to this device.


Dell Streak Android tablet features UMTS / GPRS / EDGE class 12 GSM radio


The screen is big enough to offer a numeric ‘keypad’


Upgradeable to Android 2.2


Does the honours as an e-book reader too


A user-accessible Micro SD slot expandable up to 32GB. That means you can store lots of movies, music, photos or other kinds of files


VGA front-facing camera enables video chat functionality down the road


Mobile browsing needn’t be a squint



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