Handspring Starts Taking Treo 600 Orders
You can now order the Treo 600 directly from Handspring.com. Handspring has also released the details of their Treo upgrade program.
Handspring is now taking orders directly on their website. At this time they are only offering the CDMA version from Sprint, the GSM/GPRS version is expected to start shipping in the coming weeks.
You can sign up to purchase the Treo 600 here. Due to high demand, Handspring is stating a one week ship time.
The cost without a contract is $599 USD. With a new one year service agreement, the prices goes down to $499, with a two year commitment it sells for $449. The discounts will be applied as a service credit on your Sprint PCS bill.
Treo Updage Program
If you're a Treo 180, 270 or 300 owner, Handspring is offering a upgrade discount. With a Treo serial number, you can purchase the Treo 600 for $399 and keep your existing phone and wireless plan. The offer is only good for Sprint at the moment, but will be made available for other carriers when the devices becomes available from them. The offer is good from Sprint until October 29th, 2003.
About the Treo 600
The Treo 600 runs Palm OS 5.2.1 with a 144 MHz Texas Instruments OMAP processor. It will have a 160x160 pixel CSTN color screen, 32MB of RAM and a SD/MMC/SDIO expansion slot. There is also a five-way navigation dial for one handed operation. The Treo 600 has a built-in digital camera (640 x 480 VGA), so you can take and send pictures or connect a face to a phone number with picture caller ID. It will also feature a dual speaker architecture for high-quality phone and system audio. It will have a large capacity 1800 mAh rechargeable Lithium Ion battery for up to six hours talk time (GSM); or up to five hours talk time (CDMA); and about two weeks organizer use for both versions.
PalmInfocenter attended the Treo 600 launch party in New York City a short while ago, and have our report of the kickoff here.
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