Excerpt: **What is it?** The Palm Tungsten W is an older smartphone, probably one of the first, released in 2002. I got mine in 2003 when I went to university, as not only does it combine the PDA features Palm is so well known for, it also operates as a mobile phone. At the time, that was revolutionary!
Excerpt: In my excitement to find a Palm PDA with email/sms/mobile capability I quickly ordered mine at the best price that I could find it online, hoping for a great bargain. Waiting for the delivery however, I did some delayed research on the model only to find out that other users had experienced a number...
Excerpt: I remember when I first got my Palm VII and tried to use it as a phone. To be honest it was a failed attempt on Palm’s behalf and it didn’t quite fulfil any of the functions it was supposed to.
Excerpt: With so much choice in the PDA market, there can be only one reason to even look at the Tungsten W model. This is a PDA with a built in GSM/GPRS functionality. Simply add your SIM card to the device, the device is unlocked so will accept any network.
Pros: Built in phone, great battery life, built in keyboard