ROUND ROCK, Texas (
has confirmed that its
will hit the U.S. Thursday.
Consumers can submit pre-sale orders on Thursday, according to Dell, with the Streak becoming generally available the following day. The Streak will cost $299.99 on a two-year contract from
and $549.99 without.
>>Dell Android Streak Coming Thursday
With its 5-inch screen, the Streak could offer a small-screen alternative to larger tablets such as
iPad. Powered by
Snapdragon chip technology, the black carbon tablet also runs
Android operating system.
The Streak was originally slated for a
, although this was pushed back, much to the annoyance of
who had already seen a slew of information on the device. Dell did not give a specific reason for the delay, explaining only that the company needed "more time to work out some things."
Dell's Streak made its international debut in the U.K. in June, although there were reports
on the other side of the Atlantic.
Dell shares dipped 5 cents, or 0.40%, to $12.40 in extended trading on Tuesday.
-- Reported by James Rogers in New York
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