Excerpt: Palm Treo 680: We have been discussing Palm Treo personal digital assistants in our reviews. The company never failed its customers in a single feature. With companies like Nokia, Samsung, Motorola and specially Sony Ericsson coming up with cell phone with 'all in one' multimedia capabilities, Palm...
Excerpt: I have own my Palm Treo 680 from AT&T for a few months now and I am totally satisfied with this smartphone. What may me decided to purchase this smartphone was the fact it uses the Palm OS, which I prefer over Windows Mobile.
Conclusion: The unlocked Treo 680 is available in four colors exclusively from Palm.com for $399 USD. It is available from Cingular for as low at $199. The $199 price applies after a two year contract agreement and a unlimited data plan.
Summary: The device delivers good receiving quality. The default ringtones sound quite loud, so it’s next to impossible to miss a call even in a crowded and noisy room. The silent alert is average strength-wise.
Palm has set out to launch an entry-level solution aiming at the mass market.
Summary: The 680 has one of the most well-thought-out smartphone interfaces we've come across. The bright colours it's available in make it more attractive and all of the programs that would appeal to a mobile professional come preinstalled.
Pros: Range of colours available, ergonomic shape, intuitive interface, well-rounded feature set, SD card slot
Cons: No Wi-Fi or 3G, lacklustre camera, cramped keyboard
Excerpt: The Palm OS is so widely used around the globe it’s in a class by itself. The loyal following that the Palm has, is akin to India’s population – growing. It’s versatility for adapting to the plethora of third party applications that are designed for it's OS is exactly what makes these phones one of...