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Old 12-21-2010, 08:07 PM
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Default I Have a Dell Venue Pro- AKA (ask me anything)

Have any questions about the Dell Venue Pro? Ask me.

Do me a favor please: Ask one question per post and only ask another one only when you last one was answered. (might be easier for me)

Also if i dont answer your question right away, I might be testing it or trying it out. At the start of this thread i have only had it for a few hours.













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Old 12-21-2010, 08:22 PM
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Immediate reaction Enzo: Yay or nay?
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Old 12-21-2010, 08:32 PM
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Curved screen (curved at all and vs. the Nexus S), yay or nay?
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Old 12-21-2010, 08:45 PM
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Is the music and video playback as good or BETTER than an Android device (eq, runtime, SQ,etc)?
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Curved screen (curved at all and vs. the Nexus S), yay or nay?
Nay, while it does ad some nice character to the phone. I dont like the idea that if i were to set the phone on its face it rests in the center of the screen.

It is also a usability issue, the slight concave curve of the Nexus S allows the finger to touch more directly in both portrait and horizontal use. It especially feels nice when you type on it in horizontal mode- its a thoughtful angle like blackberry keys are angled to your thumbs. With the Venue Pro you have to reach across they convex screen with your thumb in portrait mode touching at a slight angle with your thumb. Its is certainly not a deal breaker though, i do notice and i do prefer the concave screen on the Nexus S.



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Old 12-21-2010, 09:21 PM
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Which do you better HD7 or Venue Pro?
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:37 AM
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I wonder whether dell amoled using PenTile technology just like samsung?
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:39 AM
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and another question is do we have to sign up contract for two years?
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Old 12-22-2010, 04:14 AM
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I wonder whether dell amoled using PenTile technology just like samsung?
No. Dell is using an LCD for this phone. Only Samsung OLED-based displays are currently using the PenTile array.

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and another question is do we have to sign up contract for two years?
Same options as any phone; get it at a subsidized price and a contract, or pay full price and go month to month.
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No. Dell is using an LCD for this phone. Only Samsung OLED-based displays are currently using the PenTile array.
Dell is definitely using a PenTile display... One of the main features of the Venue Pro is the AMOLED display...
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How is the keyboard? It looks a little tight.
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Old 12-22-2010, 10:13 AM
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I wonder whether dell amoled using PenTile technology just like samsung?
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No. Dell is using an LCD for this phone. Only Samsung OLED-based displays are currently using the PenTile array.

It is AMOLED 4.1". Not sure about the PenTile tech. It looks as good as the Nexus S's AMOLED.
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Which do you better HD7 or Venue Pro?
I already like the Dell Venue Pro over the HD7 for the main reason that its just a better size- thicker mind you, but less width making it easier to hold.

What i am really loving about checking out and comparing different Windows Phones is that the software remains the same but the hardware is something that you match your tastes.

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How is the keyboard? It looks a little tight.
It is tight, but i think it works just as well as the on screen keyboard for me. What makes a slide out keyboard really useful on the Dell VP (or any WP7) is the fact that you can see the whole screen when you are typing. The on-screen keyboard doesn't take up half the screen.
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Any ideas how the keyboard compares to the N900, Touch Pro 1 or Milestone keyboard?
This phone looks pretty nice, but I really like the look of the 7 Pro's keyboard.

How's the battery life?
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Any ideas how the keyboard compares to the N900, Touch Pro 1 or Milestone keyboard?
This phone looks pretty nice, but I really like the look of the 7 Pro's keyboard.
I had an N900 and a Milestone (Motorola Droid for the US). the N900 is one of the worst keyboards i have come across on a mobile device. spoungy and a really odd keyboard layout. The Milestone was usable, but too flat and not enough click. The Dell Venue Pro beats both of these with ease. I havent used the Touch Pro 1 enough to comment, but considering its HTC and its larger than the VPs keyboard i would guess its a bit better on size alone.
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How's the battery life?
This is hard to get a grip on. Ive only had it for a day and im not sure im going to come to a conclusion even after using it for a while. it really depends on what you are doing on it. Ill see what i can come up with.
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Is the music and video playback as good or BETTER than an Android device (eq, runtime, SQ,etc)?
You might get a biased answer from me on this, but im likely going to say that music and video playback on a Windows Phone devices is better than any Adroid phone. You do have some promising stuff on Android like PowerAMP (review) and WindAmp for Android is really nice, but i love the music experience of Zune on the Windows Phone.

Sound quality is good, but is not always crystal clean on my Shure SE530s- a little raggedy in the mids and the highs could be a little more crisp. Its about on par with the HD7, though the HD7 has better highs.
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Really sexy looking phone, looking forward to your in depth views.
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Really sexy looking phone, looking forward to your in depth views.
Shameless plug: Ill have an HD7 vs Venue Pro sibe by side shoot out on anythingbutiphone.com later today.
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