Dell Calls Down the 4.1-inch ‘Thunder’ with Android 2.1, Flash 10.1, and Hulu!

Okay Dell, we get it.  You do have some rather serious plans for Android.  Engadget has scored a doozy of an exclusive this evening by leaking a new Android-based handset from Dell.  Called the Thunder, it’s a counterpart to the forthcoming Windows-Mobile based Lightning.  You’ll have to forgive us if we get drool all over this post.

Cutting to the chase, here’s what you can expect from Dell’s first super phone.  For starters it’s packing Android 2.1 under the dashboard with a new custom UI called Stage.  Judging by the picture tied to the Engadget article it appears to be very stylish and clean.  The Thunder boasts a 4.1-inch WVGA OLED touch screen with curved glass, an 8-megapixel camera, and (wait for it) Flash 10.1 with an integrated Hulu app.  SCORE!

Other features include twitter and Facebook integration, Swype keyboard, and HSDPA/HSUPA connectivity.  According to Engadget, this phone will be sold on AT&T later this year with world-friendly HSDPA versions as well.  An LTE version is slated for “near the end of 2011″.  Boy that sure seems like a far way off.  Let’s hope that they were mistaken with that!

About author

Scott Webster
Scott Webster 6608 posts

Scott has been running AndroidGuys since 2007 and loves nothing more than reading up on the latest smartphone rumors. His other mobile efforts can be found on Android Update (CNET) where he covers Google's mobile platform.

You might also like

News and Rumors

HTC Officially Launches HTC Raider 4G in Korea, U.S. Next?

HTC is no doubt one of the leading smartphone manufacturers in the world and yesterday they officially launched the HTC Rhyme, which is their first ever lady-centric device. Today, HTC

News and Rumors

Get This Look: Colorful Elegance

We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of

News and Rumors

Is this the Samsung curved screen smartphone?

Just a few days ago, Samsung officially announced the flexible display and a Samsung executive said that a smartphone with curved display will be announced in October, and now it

3 Comments

  1. eka
    July 13, 18:35 Reply

    thank you so much for info. i like it :p

Leave a Reply