Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Analyst claims Dell Android phone still enroute

updated 04:55 pm EDT, Mon July 13, 2009

Dell Android phone in fall

A Collins Stewart analyst believes Dell's rumored Android powered mobile device will be a cellphone after all and be launched in limited numbers via China Unicom. Ashok Kumar said he checked with electronics manufacturer Foxconn, which is said to be the contracted builder for the device. Kumar said other Chinese carriers passed on the Dell devices, which will reportedly run on ARM's Marvell processor.

Kumar also believes the device will have little to distinguish it from competing products, saying early looks have the phone being a "me-too product" along with a price that "offers little advantage over established players."

The release of this device would mark Dell's first smartphone, Android-powered or otherwise. Dell discontinued its Axim line of PDAs in 2007 and has yet to make a return to the handheld device industry.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 range is a critical component in Samsung's flagging smartphone strategy. With sales of its high-end smartphones ...

Notti smart lamp from Witti

Perhaps you've already seen our review of the Dotti LED display from Witti Design. Meet Notti, Dotti's "sibling". Notti is a softball ...

Seagate Personal Cloud (2-Bay)

When it comes to backing up files, many users are now looking to the myriad of cloud storage solutions available. There is no doubt th ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News