Have just spent the last 24 hours playing with this giant phone/tablet PC! Very quick, very easy to use. Great screen - perfect for viewing internet pages/documents etc. Still to set up email etc but so far so good. The SAR rating is excellent (0.75) but noticed my signal drop occasionally yesterday. Bit disappointed with the availability of apps, and no BBC iPlayer of course, but with less restrictions than the iPhone - it's right up there. Battery life appears to be good despite hammering it with use over the 24 hours! Next test wil be music on the device and setting up ringtones etc and comparing it with my iPod Touch... So far, I'm quite happy. Would love to get my hands on the new iPhone 4 to compare like-for-like though. If your thinking of upgrading, it may be worth waiting a couple of weeks and testnig both in a shop before buying...
so the ram is 512mb or 256mb? coz some sites showing that this dell streak is using only 256mb ram.
Anonymous, 07 Jun 2010The phone can be viewed in landscape and portrait mode I work in a phone store where we have j... moreof course, but it's mean to be in landscape mode. look at the home screen buttons for crying out loud lol. it's in landscape mode. THAT alone would drive me crazy if i bought this mini tablet as a phone.
The phone can be viewed in landscape and portrait mode I work in a phone store where we have just staeted to sell the phone I would know
Mohsen, 06 Jun 2010Kian, can you please tell me why it is not possible to use Dell Streak in Iran? Thanks very much.My friend. I donít think it can sell in Iran and I didnít work with it Iran. Actually people in Iran donít by a brand like dell.
I had a go on the phone the other day and it really is a nice phone. The only problem is that the home screen can only be viewed in landscape mode which makes holding the phone unatural, (as u can see via the photo) The phone is very very large and this is probs the reason dell market as a tablet, thankfully the phone is uber thin and fits in your pocket snugly.
All in all its a great device with loads of benifits over existing tablets and smartphones. Only cons are battery life, 1-2 days and the fact that you cannot use the home or apps screen in portrait mode.
Carphone Warehouse sell the phone from £25 p/m on a data plan or at £35 for a call/text plan. Handset only is £429.95 lock to o2.
Other devices to lock out for are the 4G iphone being anounced this week at apples WWDC. 8th - 12th June
Does this have a browser that shows the complete website or only the mobile version?
Mohsen, 06 Jun 2010Kian, can you please tell me why it is not possible to use Dell Streak in Iran? Thanks very much.u can use it in iran too but u should wait a looong time to find it
kian, 06 Jun 2010I love this phone . 2 days ago I worked whit it. It is unique .but unfortunately I can't use ... moreKian, can you please tell me why it is not possible to use Dell Streak in Iran? Thanks very much.
Got 1 of these on release day and took it back already. My quick review:
The good: great screen, same resolution as all smaller smartphones but very readable. Can read BBC news pages without zooming in, touch screen works well and is very responsive. The main 5MP cam is good quality and records VGA quality.
The ok: The phone size isn't a bad thing but it is a 2 handed phone. Battery life is ok same as any other smartphone as far as I know they last a day and need charging.
The bad (this is a longer list): Crashes connecting to work email (Kerio IMAP), if you are a Hotmail user it's no good, there isn't a good Hotmail app for Android. Video playback, this is an interesting I can't play back films loaded on to the SD card without downloading extra apps. Dell includes a video player but it's not an app you can run and select a film with. You either need to download a video player or file browser to select the video. As for video formats MP4 iPhone encoded is OK, DIVX and Xvid no, h.264 in an MKV container didn't work. Biggest complaint android apps don't have the polish of iPhone apps, you can get Monopoly, for example on both platforms and the android version is just ugly.
Basically within 2 days I was back on my iPhone and the Dell was unused in a corner
I love this phone . 2 days ago I worked whit it. It is unique .but unfortunately I can't use It in Iran. but I offer to everyone to by it. This phone is a good opportunity !!
I hav to admit that when dell makes phones now they are all quite good looking...
Awesome phone..was about to buy Samsung bean i8520 but came across this phone..now i m droppnig the option to buy bean n will look for this ( should be in my budget)..