Palm Pre 2 Full Specifications & Exclusive Details

Palm has announced the Palm Pre 2, along with its latest webOS 2.0. Palm Pre 2 has equipped with powerful 1 GHz chipset on the board and carrying a portrait slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Palm Pre 2 is the new flagship device from Palm which comes to succeed the Palm Pre Plus. The Palm Pre 2 will be the first phone in the market with webOS 2.0 pre-installed in the device.

According to HP, Palm Pre 2 features ‘True Multitasking’, which enables you to switch between apps and then go back to where you left off. It comes with Wi-Fi router functionality for up to five devices using Palm mobile hotspot capability.

Palm Pre 2 sports 3.1 inch TFT capacitive touch display, sliding-out Qwerty keyboard, 5 Megapixels camera with LED flash, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, 16GB internal storage.

Right now, we don’t have clear information whether Palm Pre 2 will be carrying microSD slot support for memory expansion. With version 2.0, webOS now supports a beta of Adobe Flash Player 10.1 in the browser, which provides access to rich, Flash based web content.

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Technical Specifications of Palm Pre 2
3G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 Mhz
2G NetworkCDMA 1xEV-DO rev.A
Form FactorVertical Slider
Size100.7 x 59.6 x 16.9 mm
Weight145 g
TypeTFT Capacitive touchscreen
Size3.1 inch
Colors & Resolution16 Million Colors & (480 x 320) Pixels WVGA
Input/ User Interface
InputPortrait Qwerty keyboard
Gorilla Glass display
Multi Touch
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
Proximity Sensor for Auto turn-off
System Properties
Operating SystemHP webOS 2.0
CPU1 GHz processor
512 MB RAM
Storage Capacity
Memory16GB internal storage
NO card slot for memory expansion
Browser & MessagingHTML, WAP 2.0
Integrated IM, SMS, and MMS
Still– 5 Megapixels
-2560×1920 pixels
– LED Flash, Geo tagging
Video Recording CapabilityYes
Bluetooth & USBBluetooth v2.1 with A2DP & v2.0 micro USB
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack
Music & Video
Music FormatMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, AMR
Video FormatMP4/H.264/H.263
TypeLi-Ion Standard battery
Standby TimeUp to 350 hours
Talk TimeUp to 5 hours 30 min
Other FeaturesWi-Fi router functionality for up to five devices using Palm mobile hotspot
Facebook, YouTube
GPS Navigation
Internal Antenna
Voice dial
Predictive Text input
Announced Date
October 2010
Released in France

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Palm Pre 2 smartphones come with built-in GPS, enabling location-based services in apps like Foursquare, Google Maps, Yelp, and more. It also features ‘HP Synergy’, which arranges social networking accounts, email all in one place.

Price & Availability

Palm Pre 2 has already launched in France through SFR carriers for $140 with contract basis and Palm Pre 2 CDMA model will be launching in US through Verizon in coming weeks, but price details are not known yet.

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