HP has officially announced the second-generation Palm Pre, as well and the new platform webOS 2.0. The Palm Pre 2 has a curved design, measures 59.6mm x 100.7mm 16.9mm, weights 145 grams, has a 3.1-inch (320×480) capacitive touchscreen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
The Pre 2 is powered by 1 GHz processor, has a 16GB of built-in storage, GPS, an accelerometer, ambient light, sensor, proximity sensor, WiFi b/g, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 3.5mm audio jack, a micro USB port and a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and geotagging.
The new webOS 2.0 offers “true” multitasking, allowing easily to manage multiple open applications and notifications using touch gestures, “stacks” open apps and related items logically grouped together, to make managing multiple tasks easier. It also includes many features like Flash Player 10.1 support, HP Synergy feature, with which you just have to sign in to your Facebook, Google, Microsoft Exchange, LinkedIn and Yahoo! accounts and your information automatically populates your phone, also HTML5 supporting browser, Exhibition feature which launches automatically, showing you anything from today’s agenda to a slideshow of your Facebook photos when Palm Pre 2 is docked on Touchstone and many more
There isn’t information about pricing yet, but HP webOS 2.0 will be available in the coming months.