Dell has officially launched Android powered Venue in India today at a press event on the sidelines of Bangalore Fashion Week. Company has put an MRP of INR 29,990 for Dell Venue. We have already reported that smartphone is currently retailing on Flipkart for Rs 28,500, so one can expect a cheaper deal our in the retail stores.
To refresh your memory, Dell Venue features Android 2.2 with Stage UI, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.1 inch AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass, 8 MP camera, 1 GB internal memory, and 1400 mAh battery.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Mahesh Bhalla, Executive Director & General Manager, Consumer and SMB, Dell India said, “Our strategy is to continue creating smart, innovative and new mobile experiences to help people discover new ways to enjoy the web, connect with friends, and navigate their lives. Following Dell’s purpose, to give our customers the power to do more, the Venue – with Android 2.2, gives customers a fresh new way to meet everyday social and professional commitments in a sleek and attractive form factor, and for the best value.”
Dell has also partnered with Aircel to provide exclusive deals to its subscribers. Gurdeep Singh, COO, Aircel, said, “Aircel is delighted to enter into a Preferred Partnership with Dell wherein Dell customers will enjoy exclusive data plans, PocketApps store and a rich bouquet of content and value added services. This alliance reinforces our drive to grow Smart Device penetration on our Smart Network.”
You can, however, still buy a sim-free Dell Venue at the normal price.