Dell announced the Dell Venue Pro Window 7 Smartphone, offering a vertical slide QWERTY keyboard. It delivers a best-in-class experience for communications and on-the-go life management for email, calendars, or playing Xbox LIVE games all in this one device.
The Dell Venue Pro is designed for everyday people with a diverse range of full and busy lives. The Venue Pro with Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 operating supports the following features:
- People hub: Enter social central to scan Windows Live and Facebook feeds and photos, in addition to dialing or texting friends in the address book.
- Pictures hub: Share photos easily from pictures saved to the phone, Facebook and Windows Live. Go from pocket to picture in seconds with a press of the camera button, and send photos from the hub to friends or post to Windows Live or Facebook.
- Games hub: Play games with friends, track scores and wins in the gamer profile. With more than 50 popular game titles available at launch, try-before-you-buy demos, Xbox LIVE leader boards, turn-based multiplayer, achievements and more, Windows Phone 7 brings the quality, consistency and community of the Xbox experience to gamers on the go.
- Music + Video: Play movies, TV shows and music quickly. Enjoy custom playlists, listen to podcasts and recommend favorite songs to friends.
- Office hub: View, edit, share and sync Microsoft Office documents. Collaborate with co-workers through SharePoint Workspace Mobile.
- Marketplace hub: Get quality applications like games, music, entertainment, news, sports, social networking, productivity, travel and many more. Apps are tested and certified to deliver a consistently great experience. Marketplace is also accessible through a PC client that is integrated into Microsoft's popular Zune software.
- Vertical QWERTY keyboard provides quick access
- Scratch and shatter resistant screen
- Xbox LIVE and Zune multimedia capabilities
- Display 480×800 (4.1″ diagonal) WVGA AMOLED multi-touch display
- Processor 1 GHz Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon
- Wireless 3G + Wi-Fi + Bluetooth
- Camera Yes (HD Video / 720p, 5MP with autofocus)
- Battery Life 7 hours/14 days
- Networks GSM 850; GSM 900; GSM 1800; GSM 1900; Edge; HSDPA 7.2; HSUPA 5.6; UTMS 1700; UMTS 900; UMTS 2100
Carrier, Pricing & Availability Information
The Dell Venue Pro is available immediately at Microsoft retail stores, Store.Microsoft.com and direct from Dell by visiting www.Dell.com/VenuePro or calling directly at 1-800-308-DELL. Carrier and additional pricing information provided below.
- Carrier: T-Mobile USA, with two-year contract and qualifying data plan are required
- New Activation: 8GB = $99.99
- New Activation: 16GB = $149.99
- Upgrade Activation: 8GB = $199.99
- Upgrade Activation: 16GB = $249.99
- Without Contract: 8GB = $449.99
- Without Contract: 16GB = $499.99
Other Windows 7 Phones Announced
- Dell Venue Pro (you are here)
- HTC HD7
- HTC 7 Mozart
- HTC 7 Pro
- HTC 7 Surround
- HTC 7 Trophy
- LG Optimus 7
- LG Optimus 7Q
- LG Quantum
- Samsung Focus
- Samsung OMNIA 7