Fossil Palm OS Wristwatch Available for Preorder
The first wristwatch that runs the Palm OS is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com, and will start shipping on June 30th according to the online retailer.
Fossil's WRIST PDA is fully compatible with the Palm OS platform and will run most Palm OS applications. It features an illuminated 1.4-inch, 160 x 160 pixel touch screen with a stylus integrated into the watch band for Graffiti input. It runs Palm OS 4.1 on a 33 MHz Motorola Dragonball VZ processor, 2MB internal memory, Rocker switch user interface, infrared port, rechargeable battery, and the classic Palm OS applications including: Address Book, Date Book, Memo Pad, Calculator and To Do List.
The device was first unveiled in November at COMDEX 2002, and was named the "Best of COMDEX" in the mobile devices category.
The Wrist PDA can be pre-ordered for $295.99 and comes in three different styles, metal, leather and sport. It also qualifies for free shipping.
The watch weighs approximately 5.7 ounces (162g) and has dimensions of 35 x 51 x 12.5mm. The manufacturer quoted battery life is 4 days, based on 30 minutes of daily use with the backlight off. More informaion is available at Fossil.
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