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Buy a Dell from your smartphone with the Dell Mobile app

Buy a Dell from your smartphone with the Dell Mobile app

By Chris Hall

Dell has launched an app to accompany its online shopping site at Dell.co.uk, following on from the launch of a similar app for the Dell.com site in September 2011.The new Dell Mobile shopping app will make it easier for UK customers to browse and buy... Read more

Dell ceases to sell smartphones in the US

Dell ceases to sell smartphones in the US

By Danny Brogan

Dell is no longer selling smartphones in the US, as the company re-evaluates its position in the market. Reports say the manufacturer plans to turn its attention to more emerging markets and products that bring in more capital. We interpret that as being... Read more

Dell Streak Pro Baidu Yi smartphone unveiled in China

Dell Streak Pro Baidu Yi smartphone unveiled in China

By Paul Lamkin

Over in China Dell has unleashed the Dell Streak Pro - an Android handset with a twist.That twist being that it's not really an Android handset at all, not in the traditional sense at least. it comes rocking Baidu Yi, an OS from the Chinese search giant,... Read more

Dell Venue Pro finally on sale in Britain

Dell Venue Pro finally on sale in Britain

By Paul Lamkin

Better late than never - the Dell Venue Pro has finally made its way to Blighty, going on sell directly from Dell.Scheduled originally for a November 2010 release, the QWERTY packing Windows Phone 7 device is now available to order online for a hefty... Read more

Dell Android Ice-Cream handset September 2011?

Dell Android Ice-Cream handset September 2011?

By Paul Lamkin

Another leaked Dell roadmap has turned up, this time detailing its smartphone plans for the year ahead - and there are juicy details galore.First up, is the news that Dell is planning on releasing an Android Ice-Cream device in September - the Dell Hancock.The... Read more

Dell Streak 7 available 2 February

Dell Streak 7 available 2 February

By Paul Lamkin

The Dell Streak 7 is all set to ship on 2 February via T-Mobile in the USA, and the pricing details put the 7-incher in below its Galaxy Tab rival.T-Mobile has tweeted that the Nvidia Tegra 2 powered tablet will be available for $199 (after a $50 mail-in... Read more

Dell Venue Pro gets Froyo facelift

Dell Venue Pro gets Froyo facelift

By Paul Lamkin

Like the look of the Dell Venue Pro, but don't fancy taking your chances with Windows Phone 7?Well then, you could be in luck as the Android version of the slick-looking handset has just been announced over in Korea.The device, which has been touted with... Read more

Dell Streak Android 2.2 update hands on

Dell Streak Android 2.2 update hands on

By Stuart Miles

Dell has updated its 5-inch Dell Streak tablet-come-phone to Android 2.2 this week, and Pocket-lint has managed to grab a handset off Dell for a quick review to see what’s new and what the update brings users.The biggest change is the introduction of... Read more

Dell Venue Pro hands on

Dell Venue Pro hands on

By Stuart Miles

Hiding on the "business" floor at the London Windows Phone 7 launch event was the Dell Venue Pro 7 not due in the UK till November, but here nonetheless to be caught on our Sigma 28-70mm lens for you to see.So what do you get? Well as the pictures show,... Read more

Steve Ballmer launches Windows Phone 7 - Dell joins party

Steve Ballmer launches Windows Phone 7 - Dell joins party

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, has officially launched Windows Phone 7, and is keen to stress that the new operating system is quite unlike anything else already on the market:"We have built, with our partners, a very different kind of phone," he said... Read more

Dell Aero goes on sale in US

Dell Aero goes on sale in US

By Paul Lamkin

The Dell Aero has finally gone on sale over in the States, with AT&T offering "one of the lightest Android smartphones" for $99.99 on a 2-year contract or $299.99 contract free.But the device is already coming under fire for being lightweight in other... Read more

Dell Thunder prototype yanked from development, inspected

Dell Thunder prototype yanked from development, inspected

By Stuart Miles

Early prototypes of the Dell Thunder, Dell's latest Android handset, have turned up at Engadget's offices ahead of an official launch expected to be sometime before Christmas.Although the handset, according to an un-named source (read someone working... Read more

Dell Streak: Streaking towards the States

Dell Streak: Streaking towards the States

By Paul Lamkin

The Dell Streak's US launch has been a long time coming. After all, on this side of the Atlantic we have been able to get the mammoth phone/tablet for a couple of months now - and we've even been able to get an unlocked version since the end of June.But... Read more

Dell now selling Dell Streak unlocked

Dell now selling Dell Streak unlocked

By Stuart Miles

The Dell Streak, previously only available on contract at O2 in the UK, has gone on sale without the need for a contract thanks to Dell.Those willing to slap down the cash can pay £449 for the Android powered handset with a 5-inch screen without the... Read more

Dell Streak goes on sale

Dell Streak goes on sale

By Stuart Miles

The Dell Streak, Dell's 5-inch Android-powered tablet has gone on sale in the UK, but with a decidedly phone-like pricing and tariff.The phone/tablet that was first announced at CES in January has also managed to get a US price and release date as well,... Read more

Dell Streak heading to Carphone Warehouse

Dell Streak heading to Carphone Warehouse

By Stuart Miles

Carphone Warehouse is clearly excited about the Dell Streak (previously called the Dell Mini 5) as they're publishing information ahead of the supposed official launch expected this week."We're excited about the Dell Streak, a 5 inch Android tablet... Read more

Dell Streak: O2 exclusive?

Dell Streak: O2 exclusive?

By Rik Henderson

Details on the forthcoming Dell Streak 5in Internet tablet/smartphone (previously called Mini 5) have been few and far between of late, and the company has been trying to keep things underwraps until it was good and ready for a UK unveiling.However,... Read more

Dell Thunder, Smoke and Flash leak too

Dell Thunder, Smoke and Flash leak too

By Duncan Geere

Alongside the Dell Lightning, a whole host of other mobile devices have leaked out of Dell. On the Android front, there's the Dell Thunder, Dell Smoke and Dell Flash. They run from high-end to mid-range.The Thunder looks to be essentially the Lightning... Read more

Dell's Lightning handset leaks

Dell's Lightning handset leaks

By Duncan Geere

Dell has been sidling quietly into the mobile phone business over the last year or so, but things are about to get serious. It's been revealed that the company is working on a portrait QWERTY slider that runs Windows Phone 7 called the Dell Lightning.It's... Read more

Dell partner with O2, Mini 5 heading to the UK?

Dell partner with O2, Mini 5 heading to the UK?

By Stuart Miles

Dell has announced that it's signed a deal with Telefonica to start bringing its new wave of handsets to the operator.“The demand for pervasive, instant-on, web-connected devices is everywhere,” said Ron Garriques, president, Dell Communication Solutions... Read more

Dell reveals a little more about the Mini 5

Dell reveals a little more about the Mini 5

By Duncan Geere

Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Computers, has let slip a few more details about the Mini 5 mini-slate that we grabbed a few photos of, in all its pink glory, at CES 2010.It's going to be packing a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 5-inch display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth,... Read more

Dell Mini 3i AT&T model gets screenshot outing

Dell Mini 3i AT&T model gets screenshot outing

By Stuart Miles

Dell has given Pocket-lint a sneak peak as to what it's new Android skin, called Dell Stage, will look like when the Dell Mini 3i comes to AT&T in the states and then to the rest of the world.The new interface keeps things clean, however rather like... Read more

The Dell Mini 5: Dell tablet gets a name

The Dell Mini 5: Dell tablet gets a name

By Stuart Miles

Dell's 5-inch Internet tablet is to be called the Dell Mini 5 according to the company, suggesting that it will fit in its portable products range as the second handset to follow the Dell Mini 3 and slot in under the "Mini" range of netbooks.Dell told... Read more

Dell Mini 3 smartphone

Dell Mini 3 smartphone

By Stuart Miles

At the CES show in Las Vegas, where it was confirmed that AT&T will be offering the Dell Mini 3 Android smartphone, we got hands-on for some real-life shots of the device.Only available to date in Brazil and China, the Mini 3 will be AT&T's first Android... Read more

Dell announces smartphone deal with AT&T

Dell announces smartphone deal with AT&T

By Ben Crompton

Dell has announced that US operator AT&T will join China Mobile and Claro in Brazil to become the next mobile operator to offer its Mini 3 Android-based phone. The Mini 3 sports a 3.5-inch, 640 x 360 widescreen display, built-in GPS, a 3-megapixel camera... Read more

Dell Mini 3i smartphone launches on China Mobile

Dell Mini 3i smartphone launches on China Mobile

By Amy-Mae Elliott

American computer manufacturer Dell has announced the launch of its new Android-based smartphone, the Dell Mini 3i, on China Mobile.The global debut of the phone in China sees the new handset available in "red passion" or the slightly dubious sounding... Read more

Dell confirms Android smartphone launch

Dell confirms Android smartphone launch

By Dan Sung

After what seems like decades of speculation, Dell has finally confirmed that the company has a mobile phone ready for launch. The Dell Mini 3i Android-based smartphone will be hitting the shelves on China Mobile later this month, while Brazil's Claro... Read more

Dell AT and T powered Android smartphone heading to US?

Dell AT and T powered Android smartphone heading to US?

By Stuart Miles

Dell is to launch a smartphone in the US on AT&T early next year according to the WSJ.Citing "People briefed on the plans" the newspaper is claiming that the new handset will be powered by Google's Android handset, come with a touchscreen display and... Read more

Dell's Mini 3i smartphone unveiled

Dell's Mini 3i smartphone unveiled

By Duncan Geere

There's been whispering and murmerings of an Android smartphone from Dell for some time, and earlier in the year we brought you the first spy pictures of the device, but now the handset has finally been made official. The Mini 3i, as it's called, is only... Read more

Dell's smartphone prototypes rejected as samey

Dell's smartphone prototypes rejected as samey

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Dell's attempts to enter the smartphone market have been rejected by mobile phone operators not interested in offering the devices, reports suggest. Shaw Wu, an analyst at Kaufman Bros, has published a research note about the situation, revealing that... Read more

Dell to launch a smartphone next month

Dell to launch a smartphone next month

By Amy-Mae Elliott

The Dell-to-launch-a-smartphone rumour has been a persistent one, with analysts already predicting a February debut, but it's got a new lease of life this week following a report in the Wall Street Journal. The paper says that the PC maker is plotting... Read more

Fresh Dell smartphone rumours say Feb launch

Fresh Dell smartphone rumours say Feb launch

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Dell's much rumoured re-entry into the smartphone market could take place as early as next month, analysts are suggesting. It's been an off and on rumour for a couple of years now - since Dell hired a top Motorola exec in 2007 - but Shaw Wu an analyst... Read more

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 available now from free

Dell Inspiron Mini 9 available now from free

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Dell's new netbook, the Inspiron Mini 9, that we've brought you tons of news on, is now available in the UK. As we've reported would be the case, thanks to an exclusive deal with Vodafone, the diminutive device is available now from free. The Vodafone... Read more

Dell boss hints at iPhone rival

Dell boss hints at iPhone rival

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Dell has hinted that it may be reconsidering an entry into the smartphone market, in particular to target Apple's iPhone. Reuters is reporting a tasty sound bite from the company's CEO that was uttered aloud by the exec at an investment conference in... Read more

Dell ends the Axim Pocket PC line

Dell ends the Axim Pocket PC line

By Ryan Haynes

If you're a lover of the Axim Pocket PC then we have bad news. Dell has announced it will be Discontinuing it's Axim line of handhelds. First introduced in 2002, the company has decided that the Axim X51 Family will no longer be offered. There are no... Read more

Dell launches x51 PDA

Dell launches x51 PDA

By Stuart Miles

Dell has launched three new Axim X51 handhelds feature Windows Mobile 5.0 software with persistent storage memory to help protect data, and Media Player 10 Mobile for entertainment on the go. Prices for Axim X51 models start at $299 in America. Powered... Read more

Dell launches Axim X50 and X50v

Dell launches Axim X50 and X50v

By Stuart Miles

Dell has upgraded its X30 with the X50 range of handhelds with three new models. The new Axim handheld computers offer Intel XScale® Processors up to 624MHz, integrated Wi-Fi 802.11b and Bluetooth as well as both CompactFlash(tm) abd SDIO Now! expansion... Read more