Featured Articles

Analyst reveals Apple Watch spec

Analyst reveals Apple Watch spec

An analyst has examined the Apple Watch supply chain in an effort to ascertain the exact spec of Cupertino’s new gadget…

More...
Nvidia's first 20nm product is a mobile SoC

Nvidia's first 20nm product is a mobile SoC

For much of the year we were under the impression that the second generation Maxwell will end up as a 20nm…

More...
Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 14 July 2008 07:04

Palm Treo 800w shows up at Sprint

Written by David Stellmack

Image

Quiet launch is not what we expected

The word is out that the new Palm Treo 800w showed up on Sprint as available for pre-order. The new 800w, which is powered by Windows Mobile, is the replacement for the previous generation of Windows Mobile Treo that Palm offered.

The Treo 800w is best described as something akin to a cross between the Centro and the older versions of the Treo. The 800w is thinner and more compact than previous Treo models and it will come in a dark slate blue finish rather than the silver finish that Palm has used on Treo models in the past.

According to initial reports, users that have already gotten their hands on the 800w are pretty happy with the purchase and performance. Of course, the price of the 800w isn’t going to set the world on fire, but it does appear that interest in the Treo phones does remain somewhat high due to the rather large installed base of companies using the Treo in corporate environments.

The Treo 800w features a 320x320 display, EV-DO Rev. A, WiFi and GPS, whith the GPS being the big news  here. From what we see there is little else new here with the 800w, but if you like the Treo and want to upgrade it could be worth checking out. It's available for US$249.99 after an instand $250 rebate and an additional $100 mail-in rebate if  you sign up for a two year contract.

Last modified on Monday, 14 July 2008 07:36
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments