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Palm Zire 72
4.3 out of 10

Palm Zire 72

The Zire 72 Special Edition from Palm brings 32 MB of SDRAM and Read more

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Zire 72

cocoblush..., Ciao
15 August 2006
  • Excerpt: I've had this pda for abotu a year and it is really good. It has just about everything rolled into one. It has an easy to use camera which can take pics really big, it has an mp3 and video player, you can take pictures or videos, you can record memo's have a doodle on the drawing pad, upload loads...
  • Pros: Does just about everything
  • Cons: The blue paint comes of really easy, making it look bad
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An excellent pocket friend!

qualityma..., Ciao
17 March 2006
  • Excerpt: When I wanted to get a PDA, I went to a computer store where there where several models on display to try them out and the Zire 72 was the one I kept coming back to. This gadget has and does so much, I consider it a really good investment.
  • Pros: Stylish design, clear screen, receptive pen input
  • Cons: none
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ITS A MINI PC!!!!!!!!!!!

karizmati..., Ciao
23 October 2005
  • Excerpt: This is my first PDA, which i bought on my trip to New York. I can say that it is one fantastic device. It can perform all the tasks that my laptop can do and im one of those people who trys out all sorts of softwares.
  • Pros: Small, light, BLUE !  !  !
  • Cons: slow bluetooth transfer, (Maybe thats why you have the data cable  : P)
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PC-Pocket it makes sence!!

darrensmi..., Ciao
24 September 2005
  • Excerpt: Zire 72 is an excellent device with minor problems. For the price its a bargain and will ensure Palm's market share stays high. Pro's, 1. Its a Palm, with a stable version of Palm OS. 2. Looks good and feels solid in hand. 3. Superb screen and extremely clear. 4. mp3 playback is very good. 5.
  • Pros: Small, Light and Stable
  • Cons: It has a OS
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Excellent Value

Fazz4r, Ciao
4 August 2005
  • Excerpt: A great all-rounder, perfect for business or leisure use. Business: Ships with 'documents to go' - a great package that syncs nicely with microsoft office. Large hi-res screen displays data clearly, and is great for viewing websites.
  • Pros: Camera/Camcorder, Bright Screen, Bluetooth, Responsive
  • Cons: Battery Life, Slow MP3 Transfer, Low Internal Memory
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Good and Handy

bpg2504, Ciao
25 February 2005
  • Excerpt: I had received this as a gift attending a webinar on vertex. Its 11.7 x 7.5 x 1.7cm and weighs around 136g (4.8oz). Price ***** The average price is around 299 USD. I think this is worth the price. Features ********** As soon as you switch on the PDA you can see these options.
  • Pros: Good Features and easy to use
  • Cons: No cradle .  .  .  . and camera lense is exposed .
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Boy what an upgrade

Gu1nevere, Ciao
6 December 2004
  • Excerpt: The Zire 72 was the first PDA to use Intel's new PXA270 processor at 312 MHz. which outperforms the intel ARM family processors running at 400 MHz due to its significantly enhanced multimedia processing capabilities.
  • Pros: Light, Great screen definition
  • Cons: Paint rubs off and looks tatty
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A miracle in the palm of your hand

korat102, Ciao
2 December 2004
  • Excerpt: Well, probably not a miracle to the “young’uns” bought up with todays technology but to someone who started his technical career dismantling reel-to-reel tape decks and televisions packed full of valves this little PDA truly is miraculous.
  • Pros: Small, light, very well featured
  • Cons: Blue paint around the edge rubs off
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Palm Zire 72, my new school planner

mikefethe..., Ciao
1 October 2004
  • Excerpt: The Palm Zire 72, the powerful PDA for those on a budget. I use it all the time in school for keeping an eye on timetables, meetings, clubs and homeworks set. It has a simple menu system and fantastic hand writing recognition. It does truely put Pocket PC systems to shame.
  • Pros: Cheap, Fast, Not a windows wannabe, digital camera built in !  !
  • Cons: not that many programs available
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Probably the best colour screen ever on a PDA?

ribs105, Ciao
4 August 2004
  • Excerpt: This PDA is one of the first of a new generation of cool and useful PDA's. I bought this because I use a diary every day at work - needed a camera, and needed a new mp3 player as mine had broken. Here are the main features: (and you will be amazed how often you use them!
  • Pros: looks good  -  colour screen  -  great features  -  mp3, camera, memory expansion
  • Cons: battery life, no headphones
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