More pictures of the Palm Pre 2 are leaked

More pictures of the Palm Pre 2 are leaked
Yesterday we showed you some pictures supposedly of the new Palm Pre 2.0. from French carrier SFR. Today, MobiFrance has revealed some new pictures of the phone that shows a few things in the way of cosmetic changes from the original version. Most of what is new in the handset is under the hood and are things we reported on Monday.

Will the total package be enough for this phone to survive? If you had taken a poll in early 2009, webOS and the Palm Pre would have hands down been considered the most likely model to challenge the Apple iPhone. No one could have predicted what eventually happened with the birth of Androidmania this past November. Now with the OS and the hardware considered practically an afterthought, can an amazing comeback happen?

Palm Pre 2 Preliminary Specifications

source: MobiFrance




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Pre 2
  • Display 3.1" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Storage 16 GB

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16 Comments

1. Walther unregistered

I've been a Palm Pre owner for sometime now and I got to say that if the only thing Palm can came up with is a the same form factor after more than a year without any new phone, I got to say it's very dissapointing. Specially after so many Android phones on the market (HTC Evo 4.3" screen, Samsung Epic 4G 4" screen, Motorola Droid, Samsung Galaxy S series) is sad. If the new Pre is the same slider phone, same screen size, same kind of keyboard then that shows Palm is not trying to shock the wireless community. I hope they will come up with a large screen phone that could compete with all of this nice phones on the market, maybe no waste so much space on the front of the phone (all the bottom area of the front of the phone seems like a waste of space, USE IT TO MAKE THE SCREEN BIGGER!!)

3. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

The area on the bottom of the phone isn't really a waist of space... its the gesture area which actually comes really handy when operating a webOS phone... I will however say that I am greatly disappointed in palm/hp for producing the same device 3 times now... why do they believe in that design concept so much? Sure it was cool at the time but this is what it should have been at the original launch last year. 2011 is coming and no matter how great webOS 2.0 is... software won't make up for their lack of insight when it comes to new hardware.

11. XxVerbalxX unregistered

Christ do you folks even remeber the Treos? why are you so friggin surprised about palm sticking with a form factor?!?

2. ecml

Posts: 129; Member since: Mar 23, 2010

Don't really see much of a difference.......

4. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

Palm can't be serious... HP can't be serious as to let Palm be serious. This has got to be a joke. 3rd time around isn't always a charm. In this case I can assure.

5. MaxABC unregistered

No wonder why it's not in the South East Asia, even if it's out the same boring design won't attract us.

6. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

well i like the way it looks at some point but it has too much extra space on it

7. fsjon

Posts: 120; Member since: Sep 03, 2009

Didn't Apple did the same thing for the last 3 generations?? I don't see anyone complained about the iPhone 2-3gs...

8. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

True, but Palm/HP has much, much, much more to prove than Apple. They need to be bold and come up with something exciting. My guess is that the Pre 2 was already advanced in its development cycle and this will be a stop gap until HP comes up with more compelling phones next year.....We HOPE!

9. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

Even if the Palm Pre 2 is just the last of Palm's solo efforts, I'm surprised that HP doesn't at least offer different color options (white anyone?) to make the phone at least seem new.

10. phone333

Posts: 331; Member since: Feb 04, 2009

how about.....FAKE !

12. unregistered unregistered

it has an azerty keyboard....

14. roberto0oxd

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 14, 2009

thats true but i think that might be becuase of the fact that its in frace.... but it could also mean fake

15. Darth Shader unregistered

It looks like a Dvorak keyboard layout which is popular in Europe.

13. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

What carrier is it for? Phones that are leaked usually have the carrier's name printed on it. I guess nobody wants to claim this.

16. pdpaiste

Posts: 9; Member since: May 15, 2009

Too bad... They had something going with the original pre but didn't keep up the momentum. They need to scrap this trash, get a revamped model and pay some freaking developers to make some apps. If this is what they are going to do, they're dead.

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