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Dell Venue Pro Windows Phone 7 Review, Tech Specs and Price details

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Introducing the cool, smart and powerful Dell Venue Pro, Windows Phone 7 based smartphone from Dell. It have all you want in your smartphone, and it is the most powerful Windows Phone 7 available in the market currently.

Dell Venue Pro gives you looks, Multi touch experience, easiness of sliding qwerty keyboard and power of Windows Phone 7 OS in it. It is currently available in US and UK markets and available in some Asian countries also.

Here is the Dell Venue Pro product specification:

Hardware

  • It is a Windows Phone 7 based Smartphone, so it have powerful 1 GHz processor in it.
  • Network Bands: UMTS 900/1700/2100, GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 for 2G/GSM network and HSDPA 7.2Mbps/HSUPA 5.76 Mbps for 3G/UMTS network
  • It is available in two memory sizes 8 GB and 16 GB, internal storage type.
  • It have 4.1 inch WVGA AMOLED capacitive, multitouch display with Corning’s high-quality, scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass to keep your view crystal clear.
  • 3.7 V, 1400 mAh Primary Battery which is sufficient enough to keep the phone running for the whole day.

Design and other Features

  • It is basically a slider phone have a qwerty keyboard which slides downwards if you want to use it.
  • The phone dimensions are 2.5 x 4.8 x 0.6 inches and Weight is 6.8 oz which makes it very comfortable to carry in hand or in pocket as well.
  • It have a 5 MP rear end camera with Auto-focus, LED flash and capability of recording HD 720p videos. A front facing VGA camera for video calling and chatting.
  • It also have G-sensor, e-compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, FM radio, GPS, micro USB I/O
  • Dell provides an universal 3.5 mm stereo headset with built-in microphone.

OS and Apps

  • It have the latest Windows Phone 7 OS.
  • Inbuilt OfficeMobile to keeps your business data accessible to you all the time.
  • Play games on Xbox live for fun.
  • Stay connected with your friends all the time using social networking with Facebook, Twitter, Gmail and YouTube.
  • QWERTY keyboard with a slider phone which allows large screen space along with ease of messaging and chatting.
  • Customizable Live Tiles on the start screen so that anything important can be readily observed, like a mail, score or a message.
  • Plays music with supported formats being MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR.
  • Plays video with supported formats being  H.263/H.264, 3GP, MPEG4, WMV, VC-1.
  • Email, SMS, MMS and Voicemail Services to keep you connected everywhere.

Box Items

  • Getting Started Guide: Quick reference guide to key features and phone setup.
  • Micro USB Stereo Headset: 3.5 mm stereo headset with built-in microphone.
  • Power Supply Unit with U.S. plug.
  • Micro USB/USB Cable for charging and syncing.
  • Battery of 3.7V, 1400 mAh.

Dell Venue Pro Hands on Video

Pricing and Availability

The phone is priced at $449.99, if purchased without any contract. It is available starting at a base price of $99.99 with a 2 year T-Mobile voice and data contract (Charges for the contract apply separately) also.

You can order it at The Dell Store or you can also buy it by visiting the T-Mobile retail stores.

Dell Venue Pro costs 28,403 INR in India, to buy Click here.

Conclusion

One thing which is genuinely missing from its repertoire is a car charging plug in which is a very useful hardware to have and would have added some value.  All in all, this phone appears to be a showstopper. Its easy navigability, loads of features combined with Windows Phone 7 experience will hit it off immediately with the customers.

Useful Links

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace – To get all the latest apps for your Windows Phone 7.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Hotmail Alias

    March 19, 2011 at 6:12 AM

    Hey, I thought The Gadgets Club is managed by Indians. So how about some hands on and UX from the Indian point of view? Like, does the WP7 ecosystem really work in India considering the lack of Zune, Bing, XBox and Marketplace here? Also prices, stores, workarounds etc etc.

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