Not only did Dell unveil the Dell Streak 7 at its CES press conference, but it also offered a sneak peek of a new 10.1-inch model to go alongside the 7 and existing 5-inch Streak tablets.
The Streak 7 is rather similar to the Dell Streak 5 (as it would seem to have been rebranded) but it differs in one crucial way – it has a dual-core version of the Nvidia Tegra processor.
The Streak 7 is also a 4G tablet. Since we don't have 4G networks in the UK as yet, you might think that it won't appear in the UK, but the tablet will be available elsewhere too.
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Like the Streak 5, the Streak 7 also features Gorilla Glass and has full Adobe Flash 10.1 support. As you'd expect there's Bluetooth and Wi-Fi alongside the cellular options, plus front and back cameras.
The size seems a little strange at first sight. It seems quite compact for a device that sits in between the original Streak and the iPad – indeed it doesn't really feel big enough. The Streak 5 may feel like a big phone, but this is kind of a halfway house.
Dell is positioning it as a "family tablet," but if for the home we're not sure why you'd plump for it over a 10-inch tablet. Naturally Dell knows this and will make its 10-inch play in the near future – and surely you'd be looking at this size of device if you wanted to play back content on your tablet.
And, as a tablet designed for media, we're definitely disappointed by the meagre 800x480 display. Dell will have to up its game here for the 10.1-inch variant.
Dell Stage is a very interesting user interface – it seems it will appear on a whole plethora of new devices, though it will be interesting to see if it sells much content. New content services have a lot to prove, especially when they come from companies you don't expect to be offering content.
Like the Streak 5, expect the Streak 7 to be available from a carrier partner as well as directly from Dell.