Rogers Brings the Treo 600 to Canada
palmOne Canada and Rogers Wireless today announced the availability of the Treo 600 smartphone in Canada.
The Treo 600 smartphone is the first quad-band smartphone (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) available in Canada and enables customers to make and receive wireless calls and use wireless data service on GSM/GPRS networks in almost every country around the world.
Operating on the Palm OS 5.2 operating system, the Treo 600 smartphone offers a full roster of organizational tools, including calendar, address/contact database, to-do list, and memo pad. The Palm OS platform enables customers to take advantage of roughly 20,000 commercially available applications, including office document readers, games and various other productivity tools. In addition, the Treo 600 smartphone provides access to a variety of advanced multimedia features, including MP3 playback functionality, an integrated VGA camera, picture caller ID, and the ability to send and receive images.
"Rogers Wireless is pleased to bring the Treo 600 - our first smartphone - to market in Canada," said David Neale, vice president, new product development, Rogers Wireless Inc. "We have combined the power of this fully integrated wireless voice and data smartphone with our recently launched Enhanced Wireless Desktop(TM) service to truly mobilize the desktop computer and provide a superior customer experience. Enhanced Wireless Desktop addresses the fundamental need of our business data customers for mobile control of their inboxes."
Rogers Wireless' Enhanced Wireless Desktop service delivers and wirelessly synchronizes personal and office email, calendar, and contacts to the device and enables users to download and view popular email attachments, all at no extra charge with any Data Service Plan.
The Treo 600 smartphone is available to Rogers Wireless customers for $599.99 CAD when purchased with a two-year voice and data service agreement and can be purchased online. It is $799 with a one year term, and $875 CAD on a monthly plan.
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