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 the most used handsets the world over. Lets see how their latest edition, the Treo 680, fares.
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 Treo continues its trend to provide users the best for the minimum price.
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.
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. «We are offering a product at a price unseen before» - the company’s managers claim.
Excerpt: The latest Treo has a more-than-familiar feel about it, given that this model is once again is powered under the hood by the Palm OS rather than the Windows Mobile Operating System favoured by its direct predecssor, the 3G-equipped Treo 750v.