And after three years of watching the smartphone boom from the sidelines, Dell is expected to start selling its first phone in the U.S. soon. The company is working on a Google (GOOG) Android-powered phone to sell through AT&T (T - Get Report) sometime in the first half of this year.
Dell shares were down 1% in midday trading Thursday.
-- Written by Scott Moritz in New York.
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