The Dell Streak 5-inch Android OS-based tablet device will be “available for purchase in late July” in the US, according to the product page on the computer maker’s website.
Besides the 800×480-pixel multi-touch LCD covered with damage-resistant Gorilla glass, the half-pound Dell Streak includes GSM/EDGE, UMTS, and HSDPA / HSUPA connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, the 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon (QSD) 8250 processor, a microSD memory card slot for storing users’ data, 512 MB ROM + 512 MB SDRAM + 2 GB non-user accessible MicroSD for system and applications files, a 5MP rear-facing camera, a VGA front-facing camera, and a user-removable battery.
The 6″ wide, 3.1″ high, and 0.4″ thin tablet provides 3G phone functionality with support for SMS and MMS, as well as web browsing, e-mail, instant messaging, A-GPS navigation and e-compass, H.263 / H.264, .3GP, MPEG4, and WMV video support, and other features enabled by Google Android multitasking-capable OS.
The US pricing has not been published yet. In the UK, the Streak starts at £449 ($684) and is expected to have a base price of $500 in the US.