Palm Unveils The Palm Pre And Web OS At CES 2009

palm prePalm unveiled the Palm Pre handheld during its press conference at CES 2009. Featuring the company’s new Web OS, the Pre is a sexy slider that will be available exclusively through Sprint in the first half of 2009.

Aimed at the general audience, the new platform is specially designed for easy and intuitive use, combined with many opportunities. Developers have started work on it literally from the white sheet, so do not expect to see the existing style of Palm, but rather something new and (hopefully) better. Judging by the large color icons, we can definitely conclude that the new proposal would be in line with the 2009th.
Palm, however, mentioned that work on the GSM version, so we hope she can come up soon!

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Operating system

Palm® webOS™

Network specs

1
3G EVDO Rev A

Display

3.1-inch touch screen with a vibrant 24-bit color 320×480 resolution HVGA display

Keyboard

Physical QWERTY keyboard

Email

2
Microsoft Outlook® email with Microsoft® Direct Push Technology POP3/IMAP (Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, etc).

Messaging

Integrated IM, SMS, and MMS

GPS

3
Built-in GPS

Digital camera

3 megapixel camera with LED flash and extended depth of field

Sensors

Ambient light, accelerometer, and proximity

Media formats supported

Audio Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, AMR, QCELP, WAV Video Formats: MPEG-4, H.263, H.264 Image Formats: GIF, Animated GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP

Wireless connectivity

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Wi-Fi 802.11b/g with WPA, WPA2, 801.1x authentication Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR with A2DP stereo Bluetooth support

Memory

8GB of user storage (~7.4GB user available) USB mass storage support

Phone as laptop modem

Bluetooth tethering

Connector

MicroUSB connector with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

Headphone jack

3.5mm stereo

Palm® Touchstone

charging dock

5
Compatible

Dimensions

Width: 59.5mm (2.3 inches) Height: 100.5mm (3.9 inches) Thickness: 16.95mm (0.67 inches)

Weight

135 grams (4.76 ounces)
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