Dell Streak Teardown

Designed for landscape position

On the front of the Dell Streak are the LCD screen, ambient light sensor, front-facing camera lens, earpiece, proximity sensors, microphone, and main control buttons (Back, Menu, and Home).

From the orientation of the Back, Menu and Home buttons, it's clear that the Dell designed the Streak to be help in landscape mode when not being used as a phone and help to one's ear.

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