Dell has officially announced the launch of its new stylish and elegant Dell Venue Pro Windows Phone 7 handset, which the company claims as the only WP7 smartphone equipped with a vertical full QWERTY keyboard, featuring 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 4.1″ multi-touch display, 5MP camera, built-in Microsoft Office Mobile, Xbox LIVE, pre-loaded work/life apps and more productivity.

“No matter how you slide it, the Dell Venue Pro with Windows Phone 7 brings a fresh new approach of doing more with less,” commented Michael Tatelman, vice president and general manager for Dell consumer sales and marketing at Dell. “We’re continuing a path of creating smart, innovative and new mobile experiences to help people discover new ways to enjoy the web, connect with friends, and navigate their lives.”

Key features of Dell Venue Pro:

  • Large, bright 4.1-inch AMOLED capacitive multi-touch screen with WVGA resolution and scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass
  • Full portrait QWERTY keyboard plus 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash
  • Customizable Live Tiles for quick access to what’s most important to you

Dell Venue Pro which measures 2.5 x 4.8 x 0.6 inches and weights in at 6.8 ounces is now available in 2 variants of memory capacity – 8GB and 16GB, costing $449.99 and $499.99 (without contract), respectively. With a new 2-year service agreement (T-Mobile USA), Dell Venue Pro is just priced at $99.99 (8GB) and $149.99 (16GB).