Michael Dell whips out his Streak tablet

Posted by Trent Nouveau

Michael Dell briefly showcased his long-awaited Streak tablet at the Citrix Synergy conference.

The 5-inch device features a  800X480 touch display, along with a customized version of Google’s Android OS.

Michael Dell whips out his StreakThe Streak - which is expected to support both Wi-Fi and cellular networks - also boasts two cameras: a front webcam for video-conferencing and a 5-megapixel camera for snapping pictures.

"I've got six different desktop planes here, I've got my Android applications, I can see what's going on at Twitter and Facebook," Dell told the rapturous crowd.

"This will be available starting next month, first with our partner 02 Telefonica in Europe, then later this summer with our pretty good partner here in the United States, AT&T." 



Dell also attempted to assuage concerns that mobile devices were forcing PCs into virtual extinction.

“What's converging is the data, not the device...It's not clear that one device replaces another...Some are better for carrying with you. Others are for consuming content, others are better for creating content."