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Dell Venue

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 reviews of Dell Venue. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and size are on the whole positive. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably. The reception and camera get critical views. Reviews about the price and reliability are different.

design, performance, screen, size, durability

portability, camera, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Dell Venue is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Venue

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 user reviews of Dell Venue from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the usability, whereas there are some mixed comments about the portability.

usability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Venue Pro11-2500BLK 64 GB Tablet (Windows 8.1)Dell Venue Pro11-2500BLK 64 GB Tablet (Windows 8.1)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Scott Gilbertson (wired.com)

Review: Dell Venue

 

The Android-based Dell Venue is, like the Windows-based Venue Pro, neither svelte nor lightweight. But does pack a punch.

Unlocked. Tough Gorilla Glass screen takes all kinds of abuse. Huge screen is great for those with man hands. Did we mention it’s unlocked

Android 2.2. Poor camera performance in low-light settings. Dell’s skin on top of Android isn’t terrible, but most applications are better replaced with third-party offerings

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (pcmag.com)

Dell Venue (AT&T)

 

The Dell Venue is a beautiful Android phone, but it's merely class-competitive instead of a leader.

Attractive. Large, vibrant screen. Responsive. Smooth video playback.

Expensive. Heavy. Some reception issues. A little buggy.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

Dell Venue review:

 

Introduced at CES 2011, the Dell Venue (not to be confused with the Dell Venue Pro ) is the company's second Android smartphone. Its first go, the Dell Aero , was less than impressive with a poor design, frustrating user experience, and subpar...

The Dell Venue has an attractive, solid design with a large 4.1-inch touch screen. The Android 2.2 smartphone also features a 1GHz Snapdragon processor for smooth performance and comes with a number of extra apps.

The Venue's camera quality was subpar, Dell's Stage user interface could use some refinement and won't appeal to everyone, and it doesn't support T-Mobile's HSPA+ network.

The Dell Venue is a good option for those looking for an unlocked Android phone, but it falls a bit short of the competition.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Richard Lai (engadget.com)

Dell Venue review

 

Yes, it's the Dell Venue, and no, you still can't buy one outside Hong Kong or South Korea just yet. All we can speculate is that this Android phone is

Gorgeous design ; Surprisingly good camera ; Slick Stage UI

Camera affected by lens cover, cluttered UI ; Can't charge a drained battery from wall socket ; Backup utility not reliable

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

Dell Venue Review

 

More than a year ago, an Android powered Dell smartphone going by the codename of “Thunder” rocketed onto the scene showcasing the kind of engineering marvel that's being concocted over in Dell's camp. Fast forward to early this year in February, the...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Wong Casandra (hardwarezone.com)

Dell Venue

 

Looking for an Android 2.2 smartphone? The Dell Venue is that and more, featuring a 4.1-inch AMOLED screen, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and the Stage UI. Click the link for more details.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Anndrew Vacca (androidcentral.com)

Dell Venue review

 

Close your eyes and imagine this: you're a tech giant that has made billions of dollars on desktop and laptop computers. You were once one of the largest tech companies in America, and today you still...

To achieve true success, Dell must now focus on hardware. It's got sexy down pat, but there are some missteps along the way that make the Venue really hard to commit to. They've got the right idea for the screen but have somehow managed to muck it up...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Abhijit Ahaskar (ld2.ciol.com)

Dell Venue

 

Dell Venue is an impressive multi-touch phone with plenty of networking tools and a powerful OS.

Touchscreen ; HD video playback ; battery life ; fast ; web surfing

camera ; ordinary speaker

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Robert Faustus (brighthub.com)

Dell Venue Review

 

The Dell Venue was shown to the larger market at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Though currently available in certain Asian markets, an unlocked version will be made available to the U.S. in 2011. The Dell Venue shares many of the...

The Dell Venue is a decent phone and is ranked in at a solid 'Average' rating. If the Dell Venue had debuted earlier in the U.S. market, it may have been considered a game changer due to the design and specifications. However, in the current market,...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Digit Mobile Phones Vishal Mathur (digit.in)

Dell Venue - Sluggish beauty Review

 

For a price of just under Rs 30k, the Dell Venue offers a combination of good looks with disappointingly sluggish performance. The Venue oozes class with its looks and superb finish. However, despite being powered by a 1 GHz processor, the Venue...

Great build quality and finish ; Big 4.1-inch display makes on screen keyboard very comfortable to use ; Good battery life

Interface feels jerky, even with minimum app load ; Higher screen resolution would�ve made the display more impressive ; Camera lag is extremely annoying

Apr, 2011
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SRS Premium Sound / Waves MaxxAudio
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):No / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:19.5 / 32 / 4100 / 4550 / 5900
Battery capacity (Watt hours):15.17 / 17.29 / 19.5 / 21 / 26.5 / 32 / 36 / 38
Battery life (max):10 / 11 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 9.4 / 9.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:3.7
Number of battery cells:1 / 2

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1 / 1.2 / 2
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Rear camera: Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:2592 x 1944 / 3264 x 2448
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5 / 8
Video capturing speed:30
Video recording:No / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 720p, 1080p

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Cable lock slot type:Noble
Certification:EPEAT Gold, BFR/PVC
Colour of product:Aluminium, Black / Black / Black, Blue / Black, grey / Red
Device Type:Full-size tablet / Mini tablet
Form factor:Convertible (Detachable) / Slate
Kids tablet: No
RoHS compliance: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Display brightness:300 / 400
Display diagonal:17.6 / 17.8 / 20.3 / 21.3 / 25.6 / 26.7 / 27.4
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1024 x 600 / 1200 x 800 / 1280 x 800 / 1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200 / 2560 x 1600
Display Technology:IPS / LCD/TFT / OLED / TFT / TN / WVA
LED Backlight: Yes
Pixel density:170 / 189 / 216 / 224 / 283 / 320
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Graphics adapter:HD Graphics / HD Graphics 4200 / HD Graphics 5300
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Maximum graphics adapter memory:8

Memory

Internal Memory:1 / 2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-RS-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600

Messaging

E-mail: Yes

Networking

3G:No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:No / Yes
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1 / 4.1 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):No / Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
WWAN: Yes

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15.2 - 10668
Operating altitude:-15.2 - 3048 / -16 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65

Other features

64-bit computing: Yes
Contrast ratio (typical):800:1
Display response rise/fall:30
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-i, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
Miracast: Yes
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Socket:BGA1234
USB connector type:Micro-USB B / Micro-USB, USB Type-A / USB Type-A, USB Type-C / USB Type-C
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Carrying case: Yes
Keyboard supplied:No / Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS):No / Yes
Dell E-Value Code:SM002TV11P9GERMB
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Operating System Architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Password protection: Yes
Position location:N / No
Proximity sensor: Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:No / Yes
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB, USB Type-A / USB Type-A, USB Type-C / USB Type-C

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 50 - 60
AC adapter output current:2
AC adapter output voltage:19.5 / 20 / 5
AC adapter power:10 / 24 / 30
Energy Star certified: Yes

Processor

64-bit computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Motherboard chipset:Intel BayTrail-T SoC
Processor boost frequency:1.6 / 1.83 / 2 / 2.133 / 2.24 / 2.3 / 2.33 / 2.39 / 2.9
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Broadwell / Cherry Trail / Haswell
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Atom / Intel® Atom™ / Intel® Core™ M
Processor frequency:0.8 / 1.2 / 1.33 / 1.44 / 1.46 / 1.59 / 1.6 / 2.13 / 2.33
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:I5-4300Y / M-5Y10C / M-5Y71 / X5-Z8500 / Z3460 / Z3480 / Z3580 / Z3735F / Z3735G / Z3770 / Z3795
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor threads:2 / 4
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):11.5 / 4.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
Tjunction:100 / 90 / 95
UART: Yes

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel RealSense Snapshot: Yes
Intel RealSense Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Idle Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):No / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):No / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
OS Guard: Yes

Software

Bundled software:Office Mobile
Operating system installed:Android / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System Version:32-bit / 4.4 / 4.4 KitKat / 5 / 5.0 / 5.0.2 / Lollipop 5.0 / Lollipop 5.0.2
Platform:Android / Windows
Trial software:Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal storage capacity:128 / 16 / 256 / 32 / 64 / 8
Maximum memory card size:128 / 512 / 64
Storage Media:eMMC / Flash / SSD

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.02 / 1.07 / 17.6 / 21.6 / 216 / 28 / 280 / 6 / 6.2 / 8.95 / 9.85 / 9.9
Height :1.02 / 1.05 / 10.2 / 12.4 / 17.6 / 19.3 / 19.5 / 19.9 / 21.6 / 29.8 / 9.45 / 9.85
Weight:1.06 / 290 / 305 / 315 / 338 / 355 / 377.1 / 395 / 405 / 597 / 630.3 / 656.9 / 662.1 / 726 / 733.4 / 771.5
Width:10.3 / 11.8 / 12.4 / 13 / 130 / 17.7 / 177 / 21.6 / 24.3 / 26.3 / 26.4 / 28
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