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Unlocked $500 Dell Streak due in US come July

Unlocked $500 Dell Streak due in US come July

Would-be Dell Streak owners in the UK may be anxiously rubbing their hands together in preparation for the Android tablet's availability tomorrow, but their counterparts in the US now know that they'll only have to wait until next month to pick up the MID.  Dell's Ron Garrick took to the stage at the D8 conference to demo the Streak, and confirmed that it would go on sale through Dell's online store toward the end of July, priced at around $500.

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O2 Dell Streak pricing confirmed

O2 Dell Streak pricing confirmed

O2 UK have officially confirmed pricing for the Dell Streak Android MID, which will arrive on their network tomorrow in both 16GB and 32GB flavors.  As with The Carphone Warehouse, the Streak will be available from free with a new £25/month agreement; however, that's if you're taking out an O2 data-only plan.  If you want voice service, meanwhile, you'll be looking at £35/month minimum if you want a "free" Streak.

Full tariff details after the cut

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Dell Streak official: O2 UK in June, US this Summer

Dell Streak official: O2 UK in June, US this Summer

Dell have finally confirmed availability for the Dell Streak - the Android MID formerly known as the Mini 5 - with the 5-inch tablet hitting O2 UK in early June, followed by a US launch later this summer.  Packing a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, WVGA capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel autofocus camera and front-facing video camera, the Streak will also get an update to Android 2.2 Froyo with Flash 10.1 later in 2010.  Check out our hands-on first impressions - and some demo video - of the Streak after the cut.

Video demo after the cut

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Viliv N5 MID launch delayed until June

Viliv N5 MID launch delayed until June

Bad news if you've been holding out for Viliv's N5 MID; according to the company, the clamshell Windows 7 PC now won't see its official launch until June 2010, likely meaning availability won't be until July at the earliest.  No reason for the delay has been given, but so far the 4.8-inch MID hasn't even shown up for preorder at the usual importer suspects like Dynamism.

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