Mobility

Dell Aero Smartphone Teardown

Box - Front

As of this writing, the Dell Aero costs $299.99 (unlocked without a contract) or $99.99 (with a 2-year contract from AT&T). The Aero comes with Android 1.5, which is strange as other Android phones are running version 2.2. The Aero features a 5 megapixel camera with flash, a 3.5-inch, 640x360-pixel capacitive touch screen, Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g), GPS, microSD card, and a 624Mhz Marvell processor.

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