Verizon Announces Pre, Pixi Plus Prices
Palm Inc. and Verizon announced today that Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus will be on store shelves and ready for purchase on Monday, Jan. 25. The Palm Pre Plus will cost $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate, and Palm Pixi Plus will cost $99.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate, each with a new two-year customer agreement. Verizon customters who buy a Palm Pre Plus or a Palm Pixi Plus can get a Palm Pixi Plus free after a mail-in rebate through Feb. 14.
Both phones will be offered with Verizon's newly revised service plans. Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access and Nationwide Talk & Text Plans begin at $59.99 monthly access. Nationwide Unlimited Talk Plans and Nationwide Unlimited Talk & Text Plans are available at $69.99 and $89.99 monthly access, respectively. Data plan options will be required as well starting at $29.99 a month.
Nationwide Unlimited Talk Family SharePlans for VZW start at $119.99 monthly access for the first two lines, while the Nationwide Unlimited Talk & Text Family SharePlans are $149.99 monthly access for the first two lines of service.
Both Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus come travel-ready with a built-in 3G Mobile Hotspot – a Wi-Fi hotspot that can be shared among five Wi-Fi-capable devices. The 3G Mobile Hotspot is the perfect family vacation companion, and at $40 for 5 GB and 5 cents per megabyte overage.
In addition, Palm Pixi Plus customers have more options for personalizing their phones with the new color Pixi Touchstone Back Covers. The covers will be available in pink, blue, green, orange and black for $29.99.