Ronald Garriques, the president of Dell’s consumer division (and former Motorola executive) said that Dell would talk to different carriers to see if Dell can cater to their needs. It’s not clear which carriers Mr. Garriques was referring to, there was not a direct reference to a Dell smartphone, but during a Q&A session, Dell did not correct Analysts who were implying that Dell would create a smartphone.
There are reports suggesting that Dell’s smartphones have been rejected by wireless carriers so far, because they had no differentiation.
Previous rumors suggested that Dell was looking at building an Android phone. In the past, Dell had a successful run with PDAs, but those device were eventually taken over by smartphones.RELATED