Dell’s Mini 5, which houses a 5″ inch screen, is definitely going to be turning up on AT&T’s network and may also be headed to T-Mobile – or so the MWC buzz claims. And while it was previously thought that device may ship with Android 1.6, Dell has now proclaimed that “something newer” will power the phone/MID. Most are suspecting that “something newer than 1.6″ means Android 2.1.
As you can see in the iGizmo vid after the jump, the “phone” looks incredibly large in the hand. Or is that guy just really tiny? Will that thing even fit in my front pocket? It seems like MID is more appropriate terminology here, but events at MWC seem to have everyone rethinking that characterization and looking at the beast as a cell phone. This one will handle video calling with its front-facing camera and features pins that communicate with a HDMI-out-equipped dock. As you can see, it looks like a capable video player: