An elegant and affordable smartphone
Dell Aero sports a 3.5 inch capacitive display with a resolution of 360x640 pixels powered and depth of 236k colors. It runs on Android 2.1 Eclair and has been powered by 624 MHz processor complemented by 256MB Ram.
Dell Aero features a 5MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash but lacks a front camera for video calling. The rear camera has the capability to Geo Tag and capture videos @ 30fps. It features a memory expansion slot which can expand its memory further up to 32GB.
The device features 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and EDGE as connectivity options. It has been backed by a 1000 mAH Li-Ion battery.
Dell Aero delivers an excellent value for money as compared to other international brands selling its product in the market. The capacitive display works out of the box and pictures clicked by 5MP camera are generally of great quality. On the downside, it runs on an older version of Android which might not support some newer apps.
The Dell Aero, which was announced back at the Spring CTIA 2010 show, is the company's first smartphone for the U.S. market. To be honest, with each passing month we were beginning to have our doubts that the Aero would even see the light of day, and now that it has, we're wondering what were Dell and AT&T thinking when they released the phone in its current state? Running on an outdated operating system, the Aero simply can't compete with to...
Pros: The Dell Aero has a slim and light design.
Cons: The Aero runs Android 1.5 with limited capabilities. The combination of the phone`s controls and Dell`s custom user interface makes for an unintuitive user experience. The smartphone is sluggish.
Verdict: Unintuitive, slow, and limited in functionality, the Dell Aero is a huge disappointment and simply can`t compete with the competition....