Dell lowers price of WiFi Streak 7, offers $50 gift card with 4G Streak 7

Streak-7-new-prices It's not the best price we've ever seen on a new WiFi-only Dell Streak 7, but a permanent $50 reduction from Dell.com isn't a bad way to open your home to a dual-core Froyo tablet. As you can see from the screen grab on the right, the "new low price" of the WiFi Streak 7 is now $349.99.

The 4G-equipped Streak 7 that naturally runs on T-Mobile's network and can easily be coaxed into riding AT&T's 3G/4G waves is also getting some love from Dell in the form of $50 promo gift card, which then technically drops the device's price to $149.99 with two-year contract and $399.99 with a prepaid data plan.

Dell probably needs to make a much grander gesture to get more of these 7-inch slates into people's lives, but at least it's doing something. After the company's decision to launch the Streak 10 Pro in China due in part to "[avoid] a bunch of the inhibitors and barriers to success that [they've] seen in the US market," I was bracing myself for very bad news about the Streaks that are here now.

A lower price and gift card may not be the way to turn things around, but it's certainly better than the total abandonment of the product line!

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Jenn K. Lee is the founder of Pocketables. She loves gadgets the way most women love shoes and purses. The pieces in her tech wardrobe that go with everything are currently the Samsung Galaxy Note II, Sony Tablet P, and Nexus 7, but there are still a couple of vintage UMPCs/MIDs in the back of her closet.

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