TheDellStreak is larger than a smartphone and smaller than a Tablet: Dell will not be classified Tablet Phone but in those categories and describes it as a Mobile Internet Device.
Whatever it's called Dell Streak: The device works with Android 1.6.Dell has added the operating system but for some applications, for example, for movies and photos.An update on Dell Android 2.2 has not promised this year.As with an Android smartphone is also the Dell Streak access to the Android Market. Dell Streak has 2 GB internal memory.In addition, a 16 GB micro SD card is inserted in the device.
Facilities Dell has settled cable earphones.By docking connector can connect the streak with the included USB cable to the PC and so to be charged. For mass storage is the PC connection, however, only the SD card not recognized the internal memory of the tablet.Data synchronization with Outlook and back up important files allows the included Dell PC Suite. The Streak has two cameras: On the back of a 5-megapixel camera for photos and a web camera on the screen.Also, a GPS receiver on board: this enables the use Streak as Navy.
Operation The Dell Streak has three mechanical buttons for power, for the camera and adjusts the volume.Otherwise, you control the tablet has three touch keys (Home, Menu, Back) and the screen.The reaction usually quite quickly to data: However, you could scroll with a wiping gesture not quite smoothly through the boot screens.Also, when scrolling and when enlarging photos or web pages by pinch gesture was noticed a little delays.The on-screen keyboard was on letters and numbers on a page: you have to switch just to type special characters. Fast typing is difficult because the keys are very small.
Mobility The lithium-ion polymer battery in the Dell Streak can switch from the user.Over time, the test could convince Streak: With more than five hours needed for video playback and over ten hours of internet surfing via WLAN it is the Tablet PC is not the defeated AppleiPad.With his size and a weight of 220 grams, the streak is also still fit shirt pocket.
Multimedia Most of the Office file formats can present the Dell streak thanks to the installed program Quickoffice.For video formats, it is limited to WMV and MP4.However, the MP4 files can be encoded with Divx, Xvid or MPEG-4, they played off the streak - even if the films were available in 720p resolution.Higher resolution does not.H.264 movies were the only streak to Profile Level 1.3 again.Movies that were compressed into a higher level could not play the streak, even if they existed in a low resolution. Flash video from websites, the Dell Streak not plays because there is the Adobe Flash Player only from Android 2.2.YouTube videos can be played but the pre-installed app, also with high quality.
Screen The reflective screen of the Dell Streak has a small size, but size showed in the tests: Brightness and contrast were very good, so that the screen even outdoors, even if not directly in the sun, could still easily read.
Conclusion A Tablet PC with a large screen as the iPad can not replace the Dell Streak: for an intensive surfing and multimedia experience is the screen is too small.But as a larger text made is a very good figure. And on the road, it is more appropriate than a