“Dell has stopped selling smartphones in the U.S. as it tweaks its mobile strategy to focus more on emerging markets and higher-margin products,” Agam Shah reports for IDG News Service.
“Dell has nixed its last standing Venue and Venue Pro smartphones and no replacements have been announced. The smartphones had run their course, a Dell spokesman said,” Shah reports. “‘Mobility products have shorter lifecycles than laptops and desktops,’ he said. Dell will introduce more mobile products in the U.S. later this year, but the spokesman didn’t say if smartphones will be among them.”
Shah reports, “Ending the Venue sales means Dell has discontinued all its U.S. smartphone brands, after entering the market in August 2010 with the Aero smartphone and Streak 5 combined tablet/smartphone. Its Venue smartphones were offered with Google’s Android and Microsoft Windows Phone 7 operating systems. Dell discontinued the Streak 5 around a year later, and stopped selling Streak 7 late last year.”
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