Contract-Free webOS phones available from Palm

Contract-Free webOS phones available from Palm
Now that Verizon is selling the Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus, Palm has updated its online store and is now offering the same two webOS devices directly to you. Being sold by Palm without a contract or credit check,. the Sprint version of the phones is being offered for $549 (Pre) and $399 (Pixi). The Plus size versions of the Pre and Pixi are offered for $599 and $399 respectively. And there are third party tools to skip the usual activation process.Meta Doctor from webOS Internals will allow you to bypass the "First Use" application and activate the phone without going to a cellular network. Besides purchasing the phones directly from Palm, the pages now show other retailers like Amazon, that are offering the duo and Palm will even provide a link to their site. So if its a webOS handset you want, there are many different ways to get hooked up.

Palm Pre Plus Specifications | Review
Palm Pixi Plus Specifications | Review

source: Palm via Palminfocenter



1. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Wow. But i really like having integrated Sprint services like Sprint Navigation. Guess I wont be upgrading to a Pixi Plus anytime soon. Although the Pre Plus on Sprint would be nice.

2. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Oh "prospective purchasers must still pay the full unsubsidized price, and the CDMA devices seem to still be locked to their respective carriers" forget it. I have a Sprint Pixi right now, and I'd almost like to go to a Pre Plus, just for the larger screen. The keyboard on the Pre isnt as good tho... Options.

3. Cell_Phone_Guy

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 16, 2009

That's great... But, it's not really worth it when they're the CDMA versions, if they were GSM that would be cool!

4. AZNphoneGeek

Posts: 200; Member since: May 15, 2009

waiting for a PRE 2 possibly coming out in the future for sprint. i'd like to see the pixi keyboard on there as well. theis may lend to a thicker bottom half but would also allow bor a bigger battery. i'd back that. besides, more weight on the bottom half would keep the phone from being too top heavy. 32gb capacity and a less brittle outer housing material would be awesome. for now i'll just wait to see hoe 1.4 comes out...

5. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

Does Sprint even allow contract free? I thought even if you brought a phone you would be in contract.

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