Dell puts end to 7-inch Streak tablet

Dell has put an end to the 7-inch Streak tablet, at least in the United States. The decision comes soon after the end of the 5-inch Streak – the younger brother of the 7-inch tablet – which was discontinued earlier this year. Now the official page of the tablet at Dell’s web site says the Honeycomb-powered tablet is no longer available online.

Dell, however, will continue to sell the tablet in China and other countries.

The end of the Streak comes amidst middling reviews, slow sales, and competition not just from full-featured 7″ tablets like the Galaxy Tab, but also low-cost specialized devices like Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet and Amazon’s Kindle Fire. In addition Dell will no longer offer software updates for the Streak tablet.

Dell Streak

The Streak is still available on some sites (Staples) for a price of 279 USD without a contract but it is expected to disappear soon as inventory declines.

Most likely Dell will come back to the Android tablet business in the US once Windows 8 gets released and there’s some information as to how the new OS works on tablets.

Source: Anandtech

Related posts

Puzzle Craft 2

Puzzle Craft 2

Puzzle Craft 2 is a game that pretends to act as a puzzle game but more or less this is a strategy in disguise. The app is all about creating an empire and then running it and as such you will engage in managing both people and the economy. The game starts with your ship hitting land and...

NVIDIA to release new Tesla card

Although the NVIDIA Tesla K20 was not released that long ago NVIDIA already has a successor to it – the Tesla K40 Atlas. The new product has obviously been kept in deep secret as nobody knew about this tech development but here it is and its tech specs are truly impressive...

Apple intros the first Thunderbolt Monitor

Apple today has officially introduced its new Thunderbolt Display which comes with a pair of Thunderbolt interfaces, turning it in "the ultimate docking station" for your Mac notebook. The new 27-inch display features edge-to-edge glass design with an elegant, thin, aluminum enclosure. It is...

Leave a comment