updated 04:55 pm EST, Wed December 21, 2011
Streak Pro coming to China with Baidu Yi OS
Best known for its computers and monitors, Dell has just announced it will soon offer its Streak Pro smartphone in China, a key market for the company. Already promised for the Japanese market, the device is the first with the Baidu Yi mobile platform from China's Internet search giant Baidu. It integrates the popular Ting music service and other cloud services also offered by the search engine.
The handset will launch in China Unicom stores as well as on Dell's local website and other retailers.
Specs include a dual-core, 1.5GHz Qualcomm processor and a Super AMOLED 4.3-inch display with a 540x960 resolution. It uses Corning's Gorilla Glass and gets an eight-megapixel rear camera as well as a 1.3-megapixel front camera. The company's first high-end phone will be powered by Android in Japan, where it's expected to arrive in January.