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Palm m125


Based on the industrial design of the m100, the m125 was released Fall 2001 and offers a mid-range model for those wanting more than the m100 but something less expensive than the m500. The m125 looks identical to the m100 series except that it has an SD slot for expansion. Essentially the m125 is a Palm m105 with an expansion slot, USB cradle, and the new 4.0 OS.

Palm m125

The ruggedized case sports a rounded, modern industrial design, the screen is 42% smaller than previous Pilots, though it maintians the same 160 x 160 pixel resolution. This means that you'll see the same amount of stuff on the screen, but that stuff will appear smaller. The display is a TFT active matrix which is very sharp in indoor light (probably Palm's best to date), but will wash out in bright sunlight. This is a plastic-screened device (all the others except the m100 series have been glass). Plastic is much less likely to shatter when the PDA is dropped, but is usually more prone to scratching.

The unit has an SD slot for expansion capability. It comes with a USB sync cradle (you can purchase a serial cradle separately if you need one).

Interested in a color screen version? Check out the m130!



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Display: Same as previous Palm models (160 x 160 pixels) but the screen is 42% smaller than other Palm models (except the m100/m105 which also has the smaller screen).

Performance: 33 MHz Motorola Dragonball VZ processor. 8 megs of RAM, 4 megs non-flash upgradeable ROM for OS.

Size: 4.82 x 3.1 x .87 in. ; 5.31 oz.

Audio: Built in speaker for alarms.

Battery: Uses 2 AAA alkaline batteries.

Software: Palm OS 4.0 and the usual suite of Palm applications, including Address Book, Date Book, Clock, To Do List, Memo Pad and Calculator. In addition, you get some nice 3rd party applications like Documents to Go (handles Word and Excel docs on your Palm), Vindigo, MGI PhotoSuite, AvantoGo, Chapura PocketMirror 3 (syncs to Outlook) and MultiMail.

Modem: None included. Bonus: Mobile Connectivity Software Kit included, which can be used in conjunction with data-capable mobile phones and external modems to access Internet email accounts. AOL for Palm OS® handhelds included.


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