Conclusion: A most excellent start from Palm with their first new Web OS smartphone. The hardware is attractive and the Pre looks great, feels great (albeit slippery and fingerprint-y) and is smaller than the iPhone and many other touch screen smartphones. The phone is intuitive, fun and generally responsive, though there are occasional minor slowdowns.
Pros: Lovely new OS, fantastic looking capacitive touch screen, attractive, pocketable., Excellent capacitive touch screen that's vibrant. The OS is easy and fun to use with lots of eye candy. The Pre is very attractive, feels great in the hand and is relatively small for a smartphone. Good cloud syncing options and excellent email support. Great web browser, good GPS and Sprint Navigation is solid. Sprint's Everything plan means you can use all the Pre's pre-installed serv...
Cons: No local syncing, keyboard is so-so, fingerprint magnet., Keyboard isn't great, there are feature holes like no video camera, no on-screen keyboard and just about no 3rd party applications at launch. Fingerprint magnet to the max and slippery, though the Touchstone back cover helps (if you plan to buy that accessory). No direct local syncing to desktop applications like Outlook or Mac OS X PIM apps. The phone occasionally gets sluggish, signaling time for a reboot. No...
Excerpt: The long-awaited Palm Pre lives up to its pre-launch hype with a responsive touchscreen and an engaging interface, but a few hardware design flaws keep it from being the perfect smartphone - can it compete with the Apple iPhone 3G , T-Mobile G1 and BlackBerry smartphones ? Actually, we think it can: read on to find out why...
Excerpt: The has a glossy black body and a responsive, accurate touch-screen. The slider is a little clunky and the keyboard is rather small, with keys that need to be pressed quite hard to get a reaction.
Excerpt: In the lightning-fast world of mobile tech, few manufacturers ever recover from a run of poor devices. They might get swallowed up (like Ericsson or Siemens) or simply fade away (like Motorola?) but it’s the rare company that makes a Rocky-style comeback and gets to duke it out with the big boys again. With the Pre, Palm might just be that contender. For a start, the 3G EVDO Pre is utterly beautiful.
Excerpt: De primeras, puede parece que el nuevo sistema de Palm no es más que una copia del iPhone de Apple. Sin embargo, basta sumergirse un poco en sus funciones y características para descubrir que hay mucho más que eso
Pros: El nuevo sistema operativo webOS, La calidad y luminosidad de la pantalla, La buena sensibilidad a nuestras pulsaciones
Cons: El nivel de acabado de algunas partes no está a la altura de un terminal de su gama, La autonomía de la batería es limitada, debido sobre todo a su consumo de datos
Excerpt: Palm Pre: Aspectul elegant care a atras atentia celebrei actrite Angelina Jolie, dezvaluie o mul?ime de facilit??i pe care oamenii de afaceri le vor aprecia cu siguranta: touschscreen, HSDPA, Wi-Fi si sistem de operare Palm OS orientat catre Web. Palm Pre dispune si de tastatura QWERTY pentru a-ti usura munca.