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Palm Pre

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Manufacturer: Palm Announced: 08 Jan 2009 Released: 16 Jun 2009 Carrier Availability: Bell

The original webOS device which everyone thought of as Palm's savior. The Pre was announced at the CES 2009, effectively taking over the event. Sprint was the handset maker's first carrier partner to offer the phone, but later on, Palm has made a GSM version of the device which is available in Europe. Specs wise, there's a 3-megapixel camera on board, 320x480 pixels capacitive touchscreen, WiFi, 3G, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, GPS, 3.5mm headset jack.

Palm Pre Specifications

Display

  • Screen size: 3.1 inch (101.60 mm)
  • Resolution: 320 x 480
  • Type: LCD

Size & Weight

  • Height: 3.9 inch (4.84 inch)
  • Width: 2.3 inch (2.68 inch)
  • Depth: 0.67 inch (0.47 inch)
  • Weight: 135.0 g

Connectivity & Wireless

  • Wi-Fi: Yes (802.11b/g)
  • Wi-Fi Encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology
    • HSP [headset]
    • HFP [hands-free]
    • A2DP [stereo audio]
    • GAP [generic access]
    • SPP [serial port]
    • SDAP [service discovery application]
    • BNEP [bluetooth network encapsulation]
    • AVDTP [audio/video distribution transport]
    • AVCTP [audio/video control transport]
  • Computer Sync supported: Yes

Camera

  • Resolution: 3.0 megapixels
  • Camera Features:
    • Digital zoom
    • Flash

Other Features

  • Flight Mode: Yes

Hardware

  • CPU: 600 MHz
  • RAM: 128 MB
  • ROM: 512
  • USB: 2.0 [Mass Storage Device, Charging]
  • microUSB

Battery & Power

  • Battery type: Li-ion
  • Talk time: 5 hours
  • Stand by time: 300 hours
  • Capacity: 1150 mAh
  • AC adapter: Yes

Cellular network

  • Network Technology: CDMA
  • CDMA Bands: 800, 1900
  • Data tethering: Yes

Location Support

  • GPS
  • Cellular location
  • Wifi location

Messaging

  • SMS: Yes
  • MMS: Yes

Input

  • Type: QWERTY keyboard
  • Predictive Text: Yes

Media

  • Media Playback: Yes
  • Support Audio: AAC, AMR, MP3, WAV
  • OTA (Streaming) Video: None
  • Support Video: h.263, h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4 (MP4)
  • Support Image: BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG

Audio and Voice

  • Audio / Headset Jack: Yes
  • Speaker phone: Yes

Personalization

  • Custom Ringtones: Yes
  • Sound profiles: Yes
  • Vibrate mode: Yes
  • Multiple numbers per contact: Yes

Sensors

  • Accelerometer (motion)
  • Amient light
  • Proximity

Memory

  • 8 GB built-in memory

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