Dell Set To Launch 7-inch & 10-inch Tablets

Computer giant Dell may launch a number of follow-up devices to its popular Streak tablet smartphone according to Dell's Greater China President Amit Midha who was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal

Midha told the WSJ that the devices will be out over the next few weeks with a range of new products expected to appear over the next 12 months.

Amongst the models to be announced will be 3-inch, 4-inch and 10-inch versions in addition to the 7-inch model that was displayed by Dell CEO, Michael Dell at the Oracle conference in the US last week.

Midha did mention that Dell will be sticking to Android and will also start selling Windows Phone 7-based devices concurrently. However, there were no confirmation with regards to Google Chrome OS.

The news comes shortly after the launch by rival, Research In Motion, of the Playbook, a similar 7-inch tablet aimed at the corporate market but built using QNX. Interestingly, Dell already sells the 3.5-inch Android-based Aero smartphone in selected markets worldwide.