Dell Brings Android 2.1 To Streak

Dell’s smartphone, the Streak, is all set to receive an update for its outdated Android operating system.

UK-based Mobile network provider O2 is expected to bring out the Android 2.1 update for Dell’s tablet computer which currently uses Android 1.6.

The Streak was shipped with an OS which was nearly a year old but will soon be released with Android 2.2, dubbed as Froyo from its manufacturers.

However, O2 as of now, is planning to upgrade the existing operating system to Android 2.1, codenamed Eclair from Wednesday, September 1st as reported by thereallymobileproject.

The update will bring 720p High Definition video recording, support for multi-touch, live wallpapers, and multiple e-mail accounts management including Exchange email and contacts sync.

The Streak is the first device to come with a 5-inch 800x480 pixels touchscreen with a 1GHz Snapdragon CPU and a 5-megapixel camera..

The Android Froyo update will also bring with it an enhanced Java compiler, the ability to install applications to SD card, along with ability to update all applications from the Android Market.