Dell Venue

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Not to be confused with Dell Venue Pro.
Dell Venue
Manufacturer Dell
Compatible networks GSM 850/900/1800/1900
WCDMA 850/1900/2100 or 900/AWS/2100
Type Smartphone
Form factor Slate
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
Memory 512 MB
Storage 1 GB
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)
Connectivity Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 2.1
Micro-USB
GPS
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[1] and features the Dell Stage UI also found on the Dell Streak line of tablets.[2] As of 2011, it was the only Android device the United States Department of Defense has approved for use its employees, since there are other approved devices.[3]

Repositioning of Dell Venue brand[edit]

In December 2012, Dell announced that they would quit the smartphone business and discontinue their line of Dell Venue smartphones.[4] On October 2, 2013, Dell announced that they would revive the Dell Venue brand and transform it into a tablet brand.[5] The 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.[6] The Dell Venue 7 and Dell Venue 8 are both Android tablets powered the Intel Clover Trail+ Atom processor. The Dell Venue 8 Pro and Dell Venue 11 Pro are both Windows 8.1 tablets powered by the Intel Bay Trail Atom processor. The number after Venue indicates the screen size.

In January 2015, the Dell Venue 8 7000 was released. It has a 8.4-inch screen and it is 0.24 inch in width and weighs 10.72 oz. The OLED screen has 2560 x 1600 resolution and 361 pixels per inch. Its CPU is a 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor with 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB of internal space with about 9GB usable, due to pre-installed software, and it has a micro SD card slot as of Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet.[7]

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