Palm Pre – Design and Specification

Palm Pre

CES 2009 – Shows a lot of Mobile Phone and one of those is The new Palm Pre which has curved body with a slide-out vertical QWERTY keyboard and multi-touch screen. According to those who have seen this in action at CES 2009, It has a slick in appearance and efficient in function, its webOS aims to bring together all of the facets of your life into one seamless application. They are also saying that the Pre looks like it could be a major threat to the iPhone and Android-based G1.

Palm has not set an exact availability date or a price for the Pre, but it will be on Sprint’s 3G network.

Here’s what we know about the specs on the Palm Pre:

  • High-speed wireless (EV-DO Rev. A or HSDPA, depending on version)
  • 802.11b / g WiFi with WPA, WPA2, 801.1x authentication
  • 3.1-inch 24-bit color 480 x 320 display
  • Dedicated gesture area below display
  • Slide-out portrait QWERTY keyboard (banana slider)
  • Integrated IM, MMS, and SMS messaging
  • Email: Microsoft Outlook with Microsoft Direct Push Technology POP3/IMAP (Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, etc). So it does push exchange email, but the rest is not push.
  • Built-in GPS
  • Bluetooth 2.1 EDR with A2DP stereo Bluetooth support
  • High-performance browser
  • 3 megapixel camera with LED flash and extended depth of field
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 8GB of internal storage (~7.4GB user available)
  • USB mass storage support
  • Phone as laptop modem – Bluetooth tethering
  • MicroUSB connector with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
  • Proximity sensor for detecting when phone is near face
  • Light sensor to automatically dim display
  • Audio Formats: MPS, AAC, AAC , AMR, QCELP, WAV Video Formats: MPEG-4, H.263, H.264 Image Formats: GIF, Animated GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP
  • Ringer mute switch
  • Removable rechargeable battery
  • Width: 59.5mm (2.3 inches) Height: 100.5mm (3.9 inches) Thickness: 16.95mm (0.67 inches)
  • Weight: 135 grams (4.76 ounces)

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I will be featuring lots of Mobile Phone shown in CES 2009, and I will just show the summary in the Home Page of Tech At Hand Dot net. Other will be shown in the Asides. So that not to flood the readers with lots of information. Just check my Asides. or the CES 2009 Tag

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