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

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News