Introduced in the third quarter of 2012, the Dell Streak Pro D43 has a slim and comparatively lightweight design, weighing 145 grams and measuring 10.3 mm thick. It had 8GB of ROM storage, which could be expanded with a microSDHC slot to hold extra documents and media. The phone’s 4.3-inch screen has a resolution of 540×960 pixels and provides a respectable viewing experience.
It included an 8-megapixel rear camera that could capture films in 1080p resolution for photography enthusiasts. The device’s internal hardware, a Snapdragon S3 processor and 1GB of RAM gave it respectable performance for the time. A 1520mAh Li-Ion battery powered everything, guaranteeing that the phone could manage daily usage and chores.
Design and Display
With dimensions of 124.9 x 64.5 x 10.3 mm, a weight of 145 grams, and a sleek appearance, the Dell Streak Pro D43 is a reasonably small and light smartphone. For connectivity, a micro-SIM card was used. The phone had a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display that delivered vivid images with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio for a pixel density of roughly 256 ppi. Corning Gorilla Glass protection was added to the display to protect it, boosting its toughness and resistance to dings and moderate impacts.
A Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon S3 chipset with a dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion CPU powered the Dell Streak Pro D43. The device’s processing power was enough for the time thanks to this arrangement, which also made multitasking easy and improved responsiveness. The phone also has an Adreno 220 GPU, which improved its graphics performance and made it suited for a variety of multimedia jobs and gaming experiences.
The primary camera on the Dell Streak Pro D43 included a single 8-megapixel lens and autofocus to take sharp, detailed pictures. An LED flash was added to the camera to help in low-light situations, increasing the camera’s adaptability. High-quality video recording was possible because of the ability to record video in 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second. The smartphone includes a front-facing 1.3-megapixel selfie camera that lets users make video chats and take self-portraits.
To meet user needs, the Dell Streak Pro D43 offered a variety of memory configurations. It has a specific microSDHC card slot that allows for expandable storage to hold more media and files. Additionally, the phone’s phonebook offered virtually infinite entries and fields, as well as the convenience of Photocall for better categorization. It was as effective to keep track of call history, and there was virtually no storage limitation. Internally, the device included 8GB of ROM storage, which was more than enough room for apps and system files, and 1GB of RAM to provide efficient multitasking and quick performance.
Sound and Features
To improve the user experience, the Dell Streak Pro D43 offers a wide variety of sound and features. A loudspeaker and a 3.5mm port for audio output were supplied, providing a variety of audio possibilities. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n compatibility allowed for strong connectivity and enabled hotspot capabilities for streamlined internet access. Data exchange over Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and EDR was possible. For exact positioning and navigation, the phone had GPS and A-GPS. With a stereo FM radio equipped with RDS for broadcasting and a micro USB 2.0 port for data transfer, entertainment was given first priority. The device’s functioning was improved by a variety of sensors, including an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
Email, instant chat, MMS, and SMS (threaded view) were available as messaging alternatives. Users could enjoy pre-installed and downloadable games, and the availability of a Java MIDP emulator enhanced the range of available games. The seamless integration of social media was complemented by multimedia playback that supported the MP4, WMV, H.264, MP3, WAV, and eAAC+ file types. Additionally, it provided personalization and productivity-boosting organizing capabilities like an organizer, a photo/video editor, a document editor, voice memo/dial/commands, and predictive text input.
A detachable Li-Ion 1520mAh battery provided consumers with the freedom to swap out or replace the battery as necessary for the Dell Streak Pro D43. It provided remarkable standby times of up to 281 hours on 2G networks and up to 353 hours on 3G networks in terms of battery life. The phone’s talk time of up to 13 hours on 2G and up to 9 hours on 3G ensures dependable use all day. The phone was offered in the fashionable black colour option, which gave its design a touch of class. Its positioning as a competitive option in its segment in terms of pricing put it at about 450 EUR.