Dell Aero Flies Into AT&T Stores

Dells first U.S. smartphone makes its debut today on the AT&T Wireless network. The phone, first announced back in March, will only set you back $99.99 if you sign up for a two-year service contract.

But theres a reason its less than most new smartphones the Aero runs on Android 1.5, at a time when Google is rolling out Android 2.2 to many devices.

The Aero ships with Quick Office, Facebook with integrated calendar and contacts, Twitter, YouTube and access to the Android Market.

Touting its social networking offerings, Ron Garriques, president, Dell Communication Solutions, said, “The Dell Aero is built with a focus on style and performance to help people find new ways to connect with friends and express themselves socially supported by the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network.”

Other features include:

  • 5-megapixel camera with 8x zoom, flash, dedicated camera key and advanced shooting and editing capabilities
  • Multitasking with GPS, plus hands-free conversations
  • Wi-Fi access at more than 20,000 AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots with qualifying AT&T service plan
  • 3.5-inch (640 x 360p) capacitive multi-touch display with pinch-to-zoom functionality
  • Wi-Fi + Bluetooth
  • 2 GB on-board user accessible Micro SD with expandable memory available up to 32 GB
  • Full HTML Browser with Adobe Flashlite

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