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Smartphone debut: Dell’s MePhone

Posted in Mobile Devices and Company Updates by Manas Ganguly on February 11, 2009

Given the recessionary times, Dell faces pressure on its mainstay computer business. However, the smart kid, Dell had already foreseeen tough times and had adequately prepared for its foray into the smart phone segment. The Round Rock, Texas based company have produced prototypes of its smartphones based on Android and Windows 6.5 platforms.

What makes this piece of news interesting is the “Zing” application which is a system for music streaming synchronization across devices. Dell will make most of its appeal based on personalization of the device (its Computer business USP). Thus the name MePhone >> a phone that is me! Dell will unviel the Mephone in the world mobile congress in some time and the sales start is September 2009.
Interesting times ahead?

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  1. […] } Last year, I had blogged about Dell’s first attempt to venture into the smartphone space. The Dell O-Phone as it was then called, (possibly on the lines of the venerated iPhone) did not create any much […]


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