HP has introduced the Palm Pre 2 smartphone, the latest evolution to the Palm Pre lineup. Pre 2 is the first Palm phone with a gigahertz processor and features a 5-megapixel camera, a glass screen and a sleeker, streamlined design that still gives users the ideal combination of a vivid touchscreen and a slide-out keyboard. The Palm Pre 2 will also run the new webOS 2.0 Here is more info on the Palm Pre 2:
The Palm Pre 2 smartphone has been reengineered to do more of what you want to do?faster. Quickly switch between multiple open apps. Simply start typing to begin an email or update your status. Tap a message notification while you're playing a 3D game. And it runs on HP webOS 2.0.
Keep your contacts and calendars up to date automatically with built-in integration for Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo! and Microsoft Exchange.4 When a contact?s information changes in one place, like an email address on LinkedIn, for example, you?ll see it updated on your phone.
The Palm Pre 2 phone is coming soon to Verizon Wireless. Here is more specs:
Operating system HP webOS platform
Display 3.1-inch multitouch screen with a vibrant 24-bit color, 320x480 resolution HVGA display
Keyboard Slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard
Email Microsoft Exchange email with Microsoft Direct Push Technology POP3/IMAP (Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, etc.)
Messaging Integrated IM, SMS, and MMS
GPS Built-in GPS
Digital camera 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, extended depth of field, geotagging, and video capture
Sensors Accelerometer, ambient light, and proximity
Media formats supported Audio formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, QCELP, WAV Video formats: MPEG-4, H.263, H.264
Wireless connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11b/g with WPA, WPA2, WEP, 802.1X authentication; Bluetooth wireless technology 2.1+ EDR with A2DP stereo Bluetooth support; Wi-Fi router functionality for up to five devices using Palm mobile hotspot.
Memory 16GB (~15GB user available) USB mass storage support
Battery life Verizon Wireless (CDMA) Up to 5.5 hours talk time and 350 hours standby time Unlocked (UMTS) Up to 5 hours talk time and 350 hours standby time
Connector Charger/microUSB connector with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Headphone jack 3.5mm stereo
HP Touchstone Charging Dock Compatible Palm Pre Touchstone Back Cover included