Rumor: Palm Treo 700w to Launch Jan 5th
A person claiming to be a Verizon employee has posted details on the launch and price of the Palm Treo 700w over at HowardForums. The speculation is that the device will be formally announced during the Bill Gates keynote at CES on January 4th. The Palm Windows Mobile smartphone will be available in Verizon's Business channel on Jan 5th, with retail availability expected shortly after on the 10th. More...
The same source has also posted the expected pricing:
- with a 1yr contract - $549.99
- with a 2yrs contract - $499.99
- without a contract - $619.99
The Palm Treo 700w runs Windows Mobile 5.0 and is a CDMA-based phone targeted for the U.S. market. It will operate on Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess EV-DO network with download speeds averaging 400-700 kilobits per second.
The Treo 700w runs the Pocket PC version of Windows Mobile, which includes touchscreen support. The display has a 240 x 240 pixel resolution. It will have 64 MB or memory and an SD expansion slot. It will also include Bluetooth and a 1.3MP digital camera.
Treonauts has recently posted a preliminary review of the 700w.
Thanks to MobileRead, Tim Carroll and Jeff Frady for the tip.
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