Dell launches 10 inch Streak tablet in China

One of the biggest PC makers in the world has launched a new edition of its Streak tablet device, but you will have to take a trip overseas in order to buy one. News.com reports that the 10 inch version of the Streak is now on sale in the country of China. It's the third version of the Streak that Dell has launched; it has previously released 5 inch and 7 inch versions of the Streak here in the US.

The 10 inch version has Google's "Honeycomb" Android operating system running things inside. Its processor is a dual-core Tegra 2 processor from Nvidia and a screen resolution of 1280x800. It has both front and rear camera, an SD card slot and more inside its 1.5 pound frame. The price for the 10 inch Streak is about $465. The tablet also has an optional hardware dock that adds USB ports, an HDMI out port, an Ethernet port and more.

So when will the US and other countries get their chance to try out the new and larger Dell Streak? Well, it seems like Dell isn't in a hurry to introduce the product outside of China. A previous article on News.com has Dell's John Thode saying that the 10 inch Streak might show up here in the US sometime in 2012. As to why Dell introduced the tablet in China first, Thode said, "We looked at all of that and we said, well wait a minute, that instead of trying to swim upstream let's go someplace where the growth rates are much more interesting, the adoption rates are much faster, the consumer is much more savvy...it became one of those aha moments."

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