Dell's Venue Pro Smartphone to Become Available Nov. 8
The price and availability for Dell's Venue Pro smartphone has leaked on Amazon's U.K. Web site ahead of its official launch.
An unlocked Dell Venue Pro is priced at
The smartphone was launched two weeks ago at Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 OS launch, and Dell said the handset will be available during the "holiday season." Dell said it would be available through T-Mobile in the U.S. but did not specify the carriers in other countries.
The device, which is targeted at professional users and customers, comes with a 4.1-inch display and a slide-out keyboard. The smartphone runs Windows Phone 7, and will run mobile versions of Microsoft's Office suite software for business users to view or write documents.
The handset comes with a 5-megapixel camera and is powered by a 1GHz processor from Qualcomm. In the future the company also plans to launch a smartphone resembling the Dell Venue Pro based on Google's Android OS, though the company hasn't announced a release date for the product.
Dell already offers the Streak handset, which has a 5-inch screen and smartphone features to make calls. It also offers a smartphone with a 3.5-inch touchscreen, which goes by the name of Mini 3i, or Aero, depending on the country.