Palm Treo 800w Smartphone Unveiled by Sprint

Palm Treo 800w Smartphone

Sprint has announced to launch Palm’s new Treo 800w Smartphone. The phone will be made available at Sprint stores this week. The Palm Treo 800w phone features new age features including high-speed connectivity, GPS capabilities, WiFi and EV-DO Rev. support.

EV-DO Rev. will enable users to download data at the speed of up to 3.1 Mbps and upload data at up to 1.8Mbps speed. The Treo 800w Smartphone possesses QWERTY keyboard, five-way navigation and one-touch buttons to the most-used applications. Further it has 802.11b/g WiFi through which users can take advantage of internet on built-in Internet Explorer Mobile.

“Palm is adding a unique stamp to the Windows Mobile experience with the Treo 800w,” said Stephane Maes, vice president, product marketing, Palm. “It’s an easy-to-use feature-packed smartphone that will keep users happy, empowered and productive.”

The new Professional Developer Program and the Titan platform for Windows Mobile 6.1 devices open Palm to new business applications, helping developers to generate services that can work on both desktops and mobile devices, the company said.

Some of the key features of the Palm Treo 800w Smartphone are:

  • Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Today Screen enhancements – users can call, text, email, perform a web search and map a contact’s address, all directly from the Today Screen
  • Dial from the Today Screen – they can enter the contact name, select the number and dial. Also add text or picture speed dials for one-touch calls to family and friends, or use the physical or touch screen number keys to dial the number directly
  • Voicemail controls – VCR-like icons, such as rewind, delete and fast-forward, for easy navigation
  • Ignore with text – ignore a call quickly by sending a text message, such as “In a meeting” or “Can’t talk right now”
  • Superior phone and call management — dedicated mute, speakerphone, conference calling icons, or dial any number in an email or webpage, all with just one touch
  • Palm ease-of-use features — hard buttons for email and calendar, a five-way navigation button and on/off ringer switch
  • The Palm Treo 800w smartphone will be available in the Sprint Stores or online for $249.99 with a two-year contract.