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Palm Lowers Prices on the Treo 650 & Zire 72

Palm has lowered the retail price of two products. The unlocked GSM Treo 650 (review) is now $50 less at $599. In addition, the Zire 72 and 72s (review) has been reduced to $229.

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So, as we were saying a while back...

achitnis @ 10/25/2005 1:33:17 AM # Q
RE: So, as we were saying a while back...
tuvor @ 10/25/2005 1:56:22 AM # Q
Noticed your interest in music on your website.

Have you checked out Bhajis Loops for the Palm?

www.chocopoolp.com and http://www.bhajis-garden.org/index.php

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A Palm Garage Sale?

Daryl1234 @ 10/25/2005 6:07:09 AM # Q
Does palm have an influx of inventory on these products? I can see them lowering the rpices on the Zire models but on the Treo 650 unlocked?

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Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists

Gekko @ 10/25/2005 7:13:27 AM # Q

You know who you are. Your Day of Reckoning is almost here.


RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
medevilenemy @ 10/25/2005 8:01:29 AM # Q
i suggest you appologise for that comment...


Chances are, they are lowering the prices because they are getting ready to replace these devices or drop them to a lower price-point simply so they can add new devices in the old positions.

oops
medevilenemy @ 10/25/2005 8:03:23 AM # Q
oops, i meant to change the title on that one.

oops
medevilenemy @ 10/25/2005 8:03:23 AM # Q
oops, i meant to change the title on that one.

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
sr4 @ 10/25/2005 8:54:14 AM # Q

Do you think midevilenemy is a priest or some such. His lack of technical knowledge combined with his general naivety of the real world is really quite endearing.

Surur

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
hkklife @ 10/25/2005 10:01:05 AM # Q
Palm really needs one more solid PDA in their lineup. Ideally it'd take the place of the Zire 31, the E2 and the departing Zire 72. 320*320, Bluetooth, 64mb NVFS, a good quality 1mp digital camera, and Athena connector. Such a unit at $200 would be phenomenal and a good upgrade for the Z22 owners

Or a decent midrange $150-$175 model that gives the Z22 a better screen and the critical SD slot/mp3 playback and a cheap built-in camera. Pat Horne's mythical Z33 would actually make a very good device for the intended market. A $150 Palm with a strong emphasis of media playback & with a camera...give it a FAT32 driver and try to target it as an iPod Nano competitor that does a LOT more.

Pilot 1000-->Pilot 5000-->PalmPilot Pro-->IIIe-->Vx-->m505-->T|T-->T|T2-->T|C-->T|T3-->T|T5-->TX

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
Simony @ 10/25/2005 12:21:29 PM # Q
> ... his general naivety of the real world is really quite endearing.

ROTFLMAO - look who is accusing whom of being naive!!!

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
AdamaDBrown @ 10/25/2005 2:06:56 PM # Q
They're definitely not releasing a Treo 650 replacement. At the 700 release press conference, they said that the 650 was going to be the only revenue-generating Treo for the rest of this year. Nor, for that matter is there anything new on their handheld side before next year according to their roadmap. Signs are unclear as to when they plan on replacing the 650, but I've heard some indications that they may plan to keep it in service until the second or third quarter of 2006.

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
JarJar @ 10/25/2005 5:49:50 PM # Q
It's kind of sad that a price drop is automatically viewed as a signal for a new product.

Nobody expects Palm to drop prices just to drop prices. At $599, this device is obscenely expensive and costs more than the sum of a Palm and a phone.

Even with a $50 price drop, these things are still a hunk of change.

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
medevilenemy @ 10/25/2005 6:06:56 PM # Q
Naieve is simply a word idiots and frauds use to describe the dreamers and idealists, and those who have an optimistic view of things.

Do not be so quick to discount those whose opinions differ from your own, surur.

As for me not having any technical knowledge, that is just nonsense. You just refuse to accept that knowledge i have. Perhaps you should be a bit more open minded.

As i've said before, please stop posting here, and rid us all of your insolence and nonsense.

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
cervezas @ 10/25/2005 6:16:55 PM # Q
medevilenemy wrote:
As i've said before, please stop posting here, and rid us all of your insolence and nonsense.

Eh, he's got as much right to be here as you do, my friend. He's behaving reasonably well these days and you just can't take offense at everything somebody says that falls short of showers of praise. Just say your piece and let everyone else say theirs.

Well, except for TVoR, of course, who should take his piece and stick it where the sun never shines! ;)

Oh, dear... feeding the troll again...


David Beers
Pikesoft Mobile Computing
Software Everywhere blog
www.pikesoft.com/blog

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
sr4 @ 10/25/2005 6:39:54 PM # Q
As for me not having any technical knowledge, that is just nonsense.

Who's the one who does not know what a kernel is and does? Who's the one who's worried about Linux desktop viruses infecting their handheld?

http://www.palminfocenter.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=29044&sid=c95c561b00ee4f0f8be0484ca20135a8

Surur

RE: Get Ready for WM Palms, Apologists
medevilenemy @ 10/26/2005 7:34:22 AM # Q
I know full-well what a kernel is and does, again you are just being overly critical and not really listening to what I've been saying.

I'll aknowledge you have as much a right to post here as any of us do, but in my opinion you are hardly being well behaved. I dont think Reckless slander qualifies as good behavior.

You must really try to post more constructively.

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Excelente!

vikingomejia @ 10/25/2005 1:24:38 PM # Q
Que bien porq quiero un treo 650 pero que lastima porq ya compre la zire 72 a 3700 pesos!!


Slds,
Lic. Ernesto Gamaliel Mejia Dominguez
Veracruz, Ver,Mx

RE: Excelente!
arp @ 10/25/2005 2:36:45 PM # Q
Usted debe entonces haber esperado... ¿Qué, usted no tiene energías psíquicas?

¿Usted debe escribir quizá en inglés en un website inglés?

--
http://www.arpx.net/article.php/top_10_palmos_applications - my top 10 palm apps

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What fun new Palm will we see next?

Tuckermaclain @ 10/29/2005 12:19:02 PM # Q
They already released the 22 and TX before they lowered the prices. Must have some new stuff near release. I'll guess the Treo 700 ( Will it be chock full 'o bugs?) and a mildly evolved Z72. Maybe a z73 that has Wi-Fi, more RAM, and 320x480. Seems like the logical thing to do. I would buy one if the Treo 700 (which is what I really want) turns out as big a disappointment as the 650 was.

RE: What fun new Palm will we see next?
Timothy Rapson @ 10/30/2005 10:15:26 AM # Q
Come on Palm. All I really need is a Z73 with that one new feature, HVGA that supports FITALY. I could live with every other feature of my Zire 72 unchanged; the poor battery life, the 1.3 MP camera that is really no better than the VGA in my Zire 71, the limiting 32 MB RAM, the odd carbuncle styling of the camera buldge, the silly blue stuff that rubbed off, the outdated OS, the dearth of new high-powered software, even the $300 list price.
Man, am I ever a whiner!

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