Dell developing smart phone for China Mobile

Aug 17, 2009
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(AP) -- PC maker Dell Inc. is working on a smart phone for China Mobile Ltd., China's biggest cell phone carrier.

Rumors of a Dell phone date at least to 2007. Now Dell spokesman Matthew Parretta says the company showed a "proof of concept mobile device prototype" at an event hosted by China Mobile in Beijing on Monday.

Parretta would not say when a phone would be ready for use, or what operating system it might have.

China Unicom, the country's second-largest wireless carrier, is in talks with Apple Inc. about selling the in China.

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not rated yet Aug 18, 2009
its not true.
they said it was only a proof of concecpt to show support for they're development partner, not to premote any real product.

shame, its a nice looking piece of kit