If customers are looking for a tablet device with phone calling function, then Dell Streak seems is an obvious choice. Then the price tag of $299.99 for Dell Streak is keeping it within the range of both smartphones and tablet PCs with its dual functionality.
So industry 'experts' think that smartphones with larger touchscreens aren't the future. We are all apparently happy with 3.5 inch phones and are shunning larger devices. I can think of about 10 million reasons why this isn't true. But there is a good point to come out of this -- when does a smartphone become a tablet?
Engadget: We knew good and well that Android 2.2 was sneaking out and making itself active on Dell's unlocked Streak units, but now it seems that the backlog of older units has been cleared. That has made way for new stock over at Dell's US site, with a 16GB Carbon Black unlocked Streak going for $579.99 with Froyo from the factory; the 32GB model is listed at $678.99. Curiously, that 16GB model is $30 more than what the unlocked Android 1.6 model went for back in August.
Pocket-Lint: 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.