Dell Aero

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Dell’s launch of a $99 (with contract) smartphone running on an antique version of the Android operating system is drawing a fair amount of surprise — and even scorn. In addition to the dated OS, the device’s hardware is unimpressive, and Dell seems to be missing the mark in terms of its target market

GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Announced 2010, March
Status Available. Released 2010, August
SIZE Dimensions 122 x 57.9 x 11.7 mm, 68.6 cc
Weight 104 g
DISPLAY Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors
Size 360 x 640 pixels, 3.5 inches
– Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate – Multi-touch input method – Proximity sensor for auto turn-off – Handwriting recognition
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
Speakerphone Yes
MEMORY Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records Practically unlimited
Card slot microSD, up to 32GB, 2GB included
DATA GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 – 48 kbps
EDGE Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA 3.6 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth Yes v2.0 with A2DP
Infrared port No
USB Yes, miniUSB v2.0
CAMERA Primary 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging
Video Yes, CIF@30fps
Secondary No
FEATURES OS Android OS, v1.5 (Cupcake), upgradable
CPU Marvell PXA310 624 MHz processor
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML
Radio No
Games Yes
Colors Black
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java Yes, MIDP 2.0
– MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player – MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player – Google Search, Maps, Gmail, – YouTube, Google Talk – QuickOffice document viewer – Photo viewer/editor – Flashlite – Organizer – Voice memo – T9

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