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Dell Streak Review

Aug 11, 2010, 04:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"On one hand it's essentially a 5"-screen smartphone masquerading as a tablet device; on the other it's a small-form-factor tablet pretending to be a phone. It's a case of dual personality and whichever way you look at it, there's no easy way to pigeonhole it. If you were to ask the folks at Dell they'd certainly err on the side of tablet, but this does little to change the fact that it's basically a very large example of any of the latest Android-based Smartphones you can read about here or elsewhere.

"It does everything standard 3" and 4"-screen smartphones do. You can make calls, install the thousands of apps in the Android Market, make use of Google's free point-to-point navigation software or watch a video saved on its copiously proportioned 16GB memory card."

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