Treo 600 Now In Sprint Stores
Handspring has announced nationwide availability of the award-winning Treo 600 with wireless service from Sprint. The Treo 600 is available immediately from Sprint retail and business channels nationwide and online from Handspring.com.
The Treo 600 is available to Sprint customers at a suggested retail price of $599.99. Customers can receive service credits of up to $150 with a two-year PCS Advantage Agreement, bringing the price down to $449.99. For a limited time, Handspring is also offering all Treo 180, 270 and 300 owners the ability to upgrade to a Treo 600 for only $399 exclusively at Handspring.com.
"The Treo 600 once again raises the bar in the smartphone device category," said Ed Colligan, president and chief operating officer of Handspring. "We are pleased to be delivering this solution first on the enhanced Sprint Nationwide PCS Network. The combination of the smallest, most functional smartphone to date with the PCS Vision network makes the Treo 600 the most desirable wireless solution available on the market."
"Sprint continues to deliver innovative products that leverage the breadth and power of the largest next generation network in the United States," said Phil Bowman, vice president, business marketing, PCS Division of Sprint. "The Treo 600 by Handspring is clearly a breakthrough in the smart device market. Tightly integrated with our advanced wireless voice and data services, the Treo 600 is a great example of how a close relationship between carrier and handset manufacturer is working to create the best possible customer experience."
Sprint and Handspring will provide hands-on demonstrations of the Treo 600 at CTIA Wireless IT in Las Vegas on October 22 - 23, 2003. Sprint is an exhibitor in the M2M Zone at booth number 1340.
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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