After lots and lots of rumors, Dell’s first smartphone is now finally official, as it was just unveiled during a China Mobile press event, under the name of Dell Mini 3i (also spelled MINI3I).
Contrary to previous beliefs, the Dell Mini 3i does not literally run on Android, but on China Mobile’s proprietary OMS (Open Mobile System) platform – which is based on Android.
The smartphone was presented at the same time with China Mobile’s own app store, simply called Mobile Market and accessible soon online at this address.
Here are some live photos of the Dell Mini 3i:
The smartphone’s features seem to be identical with the rumored ones, including a 3.5 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 640 x 360 pixels, Bluetooth, 3MP camera, MicroSD card support, and 2G connectivity (no 3G). There’s no Wi-Fi, but there might be GPS in there somewhere.
It’s still not clear when Dell Mini 3i will be available for purchase, and neither for what price.
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