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Palm Pre 2
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Palm Pre 2

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Palm Pre 2 – can this WebOS phone compete

Gadgetmania
12 June 2011
  • Conclusion: The Palm Pre 2 is already available on sale for Verizon’s network or unlocked from Palm and other resellers. The $450 unlocked price is pretty good, so if you want a business phone that looks great and can do anything a Blackberry can (only better), then you should definitely consider the Pre 2 as...
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Palm Pre 2 Video Review

phonedog.com
18 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Aaron does a review of the Palm Pre 2 , HP and Palm's newest webOS 2.0-powered smartphone. It packs a 1 GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera, and offers a few improvements over the form factor that you know and love from the original device.
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Mobile Tech Addicts
16 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Like many people who have used webOS, I think that Palm/HP is onto a winner with webOS but until they offer a compelling app platform for developers, good hardware for users and market the hell out of the handset, I cannot see webOS ever being a success.
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Overall 8
7.5

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Phone Arena
3 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Overall, there is a lot to like about the Palm Pre 2 . We like its overall shape, though its design is a bit dated now, but it’s easy to hold and feels comfortable in the hand. The improved webOS 2.0 software and 1GHz processor makes the Pre 2 feel faster and more powerful than the Pre Plus .
  • Pros: Easy to use webOS 2.0 user interface, Multitasking ‘card’ visualization, Fast 1GHz processor, 16GB internal memory
  • Cons: Limited app downloads, QWERTY keyboard is still too small, Camera lacks autofocus
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Overall 6
6.0

Palm Pre 2 (Verizon Wireless)

PC Magazine
3 March 2011
  • Conclusion: HP has big plans for WebOS, but the Palm Pre 2 feels like a throwback to 2010. It's fun, but far from cutting edge.
  • Pros: Pleasantly compact. Bright, responsive display. Fast, fluid OS. Mobile hotspot.
  • Cons: Weak app catalog. Hardware specs are still nothing special. No voice dialing. Weak speakerphone.
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Palm Pre 2 Review

cellphonequick.com
1 January 2011
  • Summary: HP just announced the update to webOS operating system — webOS 2.0 — along with a new phone, the HP Palm Pre 2 smartphone. The HP Palm Pre 2 is powered by 1 GHz processor, 16 GB of storage, 3.1 inch HVGA multitouch display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, 5 megapixel camera with LED flash and...
  • Cons: Easy to call / text / email quickly with Just Type, Superb at multi-tasking support and visualization, Fantastic Facebook app, Poor camera / camera options, Occasional stability issues, Limited app support
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Phone Arena
22 December 2010
  • Conclusion: We like the Palm Pre 2 a lot, and while we aren't convinced it's going to be a market hit, would very much like it to be. It is a well sized, ergonomic handset with a great UI and an incredibly intuitive phonebook experience thanks to the Just Type functionality.
  • Pros: Easy to call / text / email quickly with Just Type, Superb at multi-tasking support and visualization, Fantastic Facebook app
  • Cons: Poor camera / camera options, Occasional stability issues, Limited app support
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PHOTOVIEW: HP Palm Pre 2 webOS 2.0 Smartphone

theunwired
13 December 2010
  • Excerpt: The recently announced and launched HP Palm Pre 2 is the first webOS smartphone from HP, after it acquired Palm earlier this year ; but it's also the first webOS 2.0 . The Palm Pre 2 (which follows the Palm Pre and the Palm Pre Plus) is available in a North American CDMA version as well as a rest of...
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GPS Daily
8 March 2013
  • Excerpt: The Palm Pre 2 sees another outing for the well-received WebOS. Will this device help gain the OS some traction so that it can compete with the likes of Android and iPhone? Find out in our full review.
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Overall 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0
Battery performance 6
6.0

Palm Pre 2 in-depth review -

Mobile Choice UK
8 June 2011
  • Summary: Closed it resembles a polished pebble, while when opened it loses none of its good looks. The novel user interface will take a bit of getting used to, but once you have it makes for a thoroughly enjoyable experience. A bit of care is required when using the slightly cramped QWERTY keyboard.
  • Pros: An innovative UI, speedy processor, pinpoint accurate A-GPS and both an excellently responsive touch-screen and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
  • Cons: The lack of apps including some core omissions (no native Twitter client) may deter some from swapping their Android and iPhone devices.
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