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Dell debuts Aero smartphone for $100

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 24 Aug 2010 16:07 User comments (1)

Dell debuts Aero smartphone for $100 Dell has launched their first smartphone in the United States since 2007, following up on their Axim line with the release of the Aero Android device.
The smartphone will sell via AT&T for $100 with contract, making it cheaper than the carrier's current Android offerings.

Dell is also selling the device for $300 without contract.

The device weighs just 3.67 ounces, making it one of the lightest Android devices ever created.

Dell's low-end device runs a customized Android 1.5, has a 624-MHz processor, a 5MP camera with 8x zoom and 2GB of internal memory with an expandable MicroSD slot.

Despite not running Android 2.2 Froyo, owners will be able to playback Adobe Flash videos, thanks to built-in Flash Lite, giving it an immediate advantage over the Apple iPhone.

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125.8.2010 4:08

Amazing...AT&T could sell $100 android devices, but they don't because they claim no one wants such low-end phones...then they sell an even lower-end phone for the same price!

No surprise here; AT&T works very hard to keep android users away by crippling the few android devices that they sell...maybe it is because they know android users use more bandwidth, maybe it is to try to get more money from the blackberry kickbacks, maybe it is to make people think Android is bad, and therefor the iPhone (an AT&T monopoly) is the only other choice.

Whatever the case, AT&T's network sucks, their pricing sucks, and their devices suck, even when there is good hardware.

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