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Palm Pre Review

Posted: June 9, 2009
Palm Pre Review
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If the iPhone 3GS doesn't impress you, Kevin Pereira and Olivia Munn explore the new Palm Pre developed by former designers from Apple while Alison Haislip takes a trip down to the Sprint launch party in Hollywood.

What You Need To Know

  • The Palm Pre is thicker and bulkier than most phones but still manageable and extremely light. The shape fits nicely int your hand.
  • The touch screen is only 3.1" across but has the same resolution (320 x 480) as the iPhone.
  • The swiping and tapping is super responsible, with a nice water ripple effect that lets you know where you touched the screen.
  • Multi-touch also works perfectly, with a gesture area below the screen to switch between apps.
  • The keyboard is small, a bit sticky and the keys bump up against the edge of the phone. Overall, typing is accurate.
  • The Palm Web OS allows users to multitask with each app running on its own "card." It's the most powerful feature on the Palm Pre.
  • You can also browse the web, listen to music, and sync to you iTunes like an iPod.
  • 3 mega-pixel camera with a flash that takes excellent pictures.
  • The Palm app store only has 19 apps available to purchase!

Price

  • $200 with a Sprint contract.
Overall Rating
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Comments are Closed

  • DJGLIEDEN702

    Really nice phone. So nice, I just bought one. Take that apple!!

    Posted: June 9, 2009 7:52 PM
    DJGLIEDEN702
  • angryhobbit

    Nice phone, but the stunt hands are flawless.

    Posted: June 9, 2009 7:33 PM
    angryhobbit
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