|Compatible networks||GSM 850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA 850/1900/2100 or 900/AWS/2100
|Dimensions||121 mm (4.8 in) H
64 mm (2.5 in) W
12.9 mm (0.51 in) D
|Weight||5.8 oz (160 g)|
|Operating system||Android 2.2 Froyo (default)
Android 2.3 Gingerbread (after over-the-air update)
|CPU||1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250|
|Removable storage||microSD card; 16 GB included, max 32 GB|
|Battery||Lithium-ion (1400 mAh)|
|Data inputs||Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Display||4.1” AM-OLED with 800x480 resolution, 24-bit, 16 M colors|
|Rear camera||8.0-megapixel (720p video recording)|
3.5mm headset jack
|Other||Curved Corning Gorilla Glass|
The Dell Venue (previously known as codename Dell Thunder) is a line of Android smartphones and tablets manufactured by Dell. The first Dell Venue was released for both T-Mobile and AT&T in the United States, and for KT in South Korea. It was the second Dell smartphone to be released in the US and features the Dell Stage UI also found on the Dell Streak line of tablets. As of 2011[update], is the only Android device the United States Department of Defense has approved for use by employees.
Repositioning of Dell Venue brand
In December 2012, Dell announced that they would quit the smartphone business and discontinue their line of Dell Venue smartphones. However, on October 2, 2013, Dell announced that they would revive the Dell Venue brand and transform it into a tablet brand. The new Dell Venue brand includes both Windows and Android tablets, with the Windows tablets having the suffix 'Pro'. In October 2013, Dell announced the first four new Dell Venue tablets. The 7-inch Dell Venue 7 and 8-inch Dell Venue 8 are both Android tablets powered the Intel Clover Trail+ Atom processor. The 8-inch Dell Venue 8 Pro and 11-inch Dell Venue 11 Pro are both Windows 8.1 tablets powered by the Intel Bay Trail Atom processor to compete with Acer's Iconia, Asus' VivoTab, HP's Omni, Lenovo's Miix, ThinkPad and Yoga series, Toshiba's Encore and Microsoft Corporation's Surface tablet series.
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- Graziano, Dan (December 28, 2011). "Pentagon approves Android device for Department of Defense, Apple still awaits clearance". BGR. Retrieved June 30, 2012.