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Dell Streak Pro 101DL coming to Softbank January 2012

Count this as one more phone to be added to Softbank’s fall/winter lineup; the Dell Streak Pro 101DL. This looks to be another higher end device with specs including:

  • Android 2.3
  • 4.3-inch super AMOLED screen with 540×960 QHD resolution (Gorilla Glass)
  • 8MP CMOS camera
  • 1.3MP sub camera
  • 1.5GHz dual-core MSM8260 CPU
  • SyncUp compatible
  • Dell Stage 2.0 pre-installed
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • IEEE802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • microSDHC card slot
  • size: 65×126×10.3mm, weight: 140g

Expect this one on shelves sometime in January 2012. Price is still yet to be dermined.

[via TechCrunch]

First HTC Runnymede Press Shot

Here it is folks, the first press photo of the upcoming HTC Runnymede. As we reported earlier, the Runnymede will pack

  • 4.7-inch, 480×800 display
  • 1.5GHz single-core MSM8255 (same CPU as Flyer)
  • 768MB of RAM / 16GB of storage
  • Eight-megapixel / 720p rear-camera with dual flashes & 1.3-megapixel front-facing webcam
  • under 10 millimeters thick
  • Sense 3.5
  • DLNA
  • Bundled Beats headphones (not earphones)
  • Android 2.3.4

Pricing starts at $809 (SIM Free) or Free with 2 year contract.

[via pocketnow]

HTC Vigor is Bluetooth 3.0 certified

The HTC Vigor is officially Bluetooth 3.0 certified, having just made its way through Bluetooth SIG. As we detailed in a previous post, the Vigor is rumored to sport a 4.3-inch 1280×720 resolution HD display, 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon, 8MP camera, Sense 3.5, Beats audio, and Gingerbread 2.3.4. Those combined specs will no doubt make the Vigor a heavy hitter when it arrives on Verizon’s store shelves, which by the way, could be as early as October 5th.

[via Softpedia]

Moto Milestone XT720: 8MP Cam & 720p Video

Motorolla XT720

This just in, Motorola has announced their new Milestone XT720 handset. It will ship with Android 2.1 and it’s got a great list of features, including some Android firsts:

  • 8MP Camera w/Xenon Flash <– Xenon flash is a first for Android phones
  • 720p / 24 fps video
  • 3.7in, 854 x 480 screen
  • 550Mhz ARM Cortex A8 CPU
  • “Promised” 9 hours of talk time with 320 hours of standby

Currently, this phone is for the European market only with no plans on bringing it to US soil.

[via engadget]