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Dell's new Android phone gets snapped

Dell's new smartphone?
Dell's new smartphone?

The rumours that Dell is set to release a phone are coming thicker and faster, culminating in a photo of a handset bearing the Dell name.

While it could be nothing more than a photoshopped picture photographed by an iPhone (until the 3.2MP version comes of course iPhone fans), it looks the business.

Rumoured by the Chinese website PDA Fans to be coming at the end of the year, it certainly fits in with Dell's previously rumoured plans.


Word is that it's running Android, has a responsive capacitive touchscreen and those on the forum are apparently 'disappointed' by the prototype (according to Google Translate).

There's not a lot more information on the phone (well, no more actually) and Dell has obviously been tight-lipped recently over the matter.

If this takes until the end of the year to launch, it had better be a real cracker, as the likes of the iPhone 3G S, Palm Pre and countless other Samsung, LG, Nokia and Sony Ericsson phones will have moved mobile innovation to the next level.

Via Engadget and PDA Forums

Gareth Beavis
Gareth Beavis

Global Editor-in-Chief

Gareth has been part of the consumer technology world in a career spanning three decades. He started life as a staff writer on the fledgling TechRadar, and has grown with the site (primarily as phones, tablets and wearables editor) until becoming Global Editor in Chief in 2018. Gareth has written over 4,000 articles for TechRadar, has contributed expert insight to a number of other publications, chaired panels on zeitgeist technologies, presented at the Gadget Show Live as well as representing the brand on TV and radio for multiple channels including Sky, BBC, ITV and Al-Jazeera. Passionate about fitness, he can bore anyone rigid about stress management, sleep tracking, heart rate variance as well as bemoaning something about the latest iPhone, Galaxy or OLED TV.