It looks like Dell is now offering a SIM-unlocked version of its Dell Streak pre-loaded with Android 2.2 Froyo, the most current version of the Android operating system, for a slight premium at $580 compared to $550 for the AT&T SIM-locked, non-contract version running Android 1.6. The SIM-unlocked version also runs the Dell Stage user interface, also called the Stage UI, which makes adds a number of widgets to the home screen displays for quick access to information; user who prefer the native Android look and feel can turn off the Stage UI widgets as well. Additionally, with the latest Android 2.2 feature, users will also have accessibility to Adobe Flash 10.1 content as well as native USB or WiFi tethering options that’s built into the OS.
You can check out Engadget’s recent overview of the Dell Stage UI and Android 2.2.
Additionally, a cherry red version of the Dell Streak, which is SIM-locked and running Android 1.6 at the present, is also offered through Dell. Best Buy also has a white version of the Streak for those who prefer a color alternative other than the standard black offered previously.
The Dell Streak offers a 5-inch screen as well as phone and mobile broadband connectivity. In the U.S., the Streak supports AT&T’s U.S. 3G frequencies.
The new Streak (unlocked Froyo or cherry red color) are expected to ship on December 8th.
Via: Streak Smart