CES: Dell Venue with Android

The Windows version of the Dell Venue, aka Dell Venue Pro, has been out and about for quite some time now. It’s been said that the Android version should be just around the corner, and today we finally get an official look at the device.

Coming in with a unique curved Gorilla Glass display, the Dell Venue is a 2.2 based device with an unnamed 1GHz processor, 8MP camera, Swype, and 4.1″ AMOLED screen. The software on the Venue is powered by Dell’s signature Stage UI which boasts RadioTime, ActiveSync, and QuickOffice among other custom Dell developed apps.

Look for availability and pricing to be announced shortly.

Press release:

Venue: Your Personal Express Lane to, Well, Everything

The Venue with Android 2.2 is the perfect one-touch, unlocked GSM smartphone providing instant access to everything you love. With its pre-loaded Stage software and 8-megapixel camera, on-the-go students, mobile professionals and active social networkers can quickly capture and share life’s moments with just about anyone.

Elegantly designed, the Venue offers a vibrant, high-contrast 4.1-inch AM-OLED display with curved Corning Gorilla Glass that’s perfect for watching videos to performing business applications. The Venue’s elliptical, slender form factor feels great in your hand and also slips easily into your pocket.

Pre-loaded applications and the Dell Stage user interface make Venue perfect for entertainment. Download the latest tunes and books, or stream radio stations from all over the world with RadioTime. Stage displays your music, your photos, and more, while the 1 GHz processor makes it fly. As with the Dell Streak 7, Venue offers access to thousands of Android Market widgets, games and applications.

In addition to a full array of entertainment features the Venue also comes fully equipped with today’s necessary business features including support for ActiveSync and QuickOffice. The combination of high speed access and Swype for fast text input makes viewing e-mail, editing documents, and surfing the web fast and easy.

The Streak 7 and the Venue smartphone are the latest in a series of distinctive Dell mobility solutions, including the Streak 5 ultimate pocket tablet, the Inspiron duo convertible tablet and the Venue Pro smartphone with its unique sliding vertical QWERTY keypad.

Via Slash-Gear

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