Dell Streak Tablet PC

The Dell Streak provides a great combination of design quality, screen size and amazing processing power. It includes support for blue-tooth, Wi-fi and 3G connectivity. But the touch-screen keyboard is not that comfortable to use and it has sub-par battery life. The camera position is not good for taking videos and pictures and music quality is also not up to the mark.

The most important aspect of Dell Streak is its amazing design. You will be aware about the power of Android operating system from Google and the hardware capabilities of the Table like memory expansion, touch screen and camera are very good are similar to a smart phone. When you choose the Streak for 1st time, you will observer that it has very good dimensions and looks like a pocket notebook. It is 6×3.2×0.35 inches and is very comfortable to hold in your hands.

It has a capacitive touch-screen measuring 5 inches diagonally which covered by unbreakable Gorilla glass, which has been designed by Corning. The tapered edges on the right and left side of screen are made of scratch-resistant hard plastic. There are 3 soft keys which include home, menu and back key and a microphone, earpiece and also a front facing VGA camera. The design is scratch-resistant and durable.

There is a 5 megapixel auto-focus high-quality camera at the back side of Steak along with integrated LED flash. The camera is placed in an inconvenient location, and it gets obscured easily when you hold the tablet with your left hand. There is also a compact speaker grille which is present near the battery cover. There is a rechargeable removable battery at the backside in the battery compartment behind which is the 16GB microSD card slot and a Sim card slot. You can swap out the microSD and SIM card slot quickly but if you remove the battery cover, the table will get shut down automatically. It takes around 40 seconds for booting up after inserting the battery. There are slim buttons for power, camera and volume at the top edge of steak and also a 3.5mm headset jack.

The Dell streak runs on Android 1.6 operating system which is an outdated version while the current version is Android 2.1 available in Droid phones and other galaxy series smart phones from Samsung. There is a 30-pin connection port at bottom of streak which is used for data transfer by connecting it with PC using a USB cable and also for charging the device using wall adapter. But there is an update coming with Android 2.2 by Dell soon. Dell Streak is a very good Android tablet with sufficient features that fits its price tag of $299 for a 2-year contract.

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