Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus to cost $150 and $100 respectively

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Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus to cost $150 and $100 respectively
It was cool that Palm announced the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus are coming to Verizon at this year’s CES; however, it seems that both the manufacturer and the carrier forgot to inform their loyal customers of the prices for the webOS phones. We had no idea of how much the handsets may cost until today, when a tipster told us that the Palm Pre Plus will come at a price of $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and of course with a contract. As for the Pixi Plus, it should be available with a BOGO promotion at a price of $99.99, again after some rebate. These prices sound reasonable indeed and are actually the same as Sprint’s. Still, bear in mind this information is by no means confirmed. If you know something else, be sure to drop us a line here. If not, we’ll surely get to know how much both smartphones will cost on January 25, which is pretty close already.

Palm Pre Plus Specifications | Hands-on
Palm Pixi Plus Specifications | Hands-on

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1. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

Man I just knew vzw was going to charge more for their "Plus" versions

2. breuker19

Posts: 6; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

doesn't the article say its the same price as sprint?

4. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

it is the same price.......

10. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Its more because it has 16gb on board memory VS sprints weak 7gb...keep trying, God I hate DonLouie...Obvious jealous hater

3. c3money88

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Yes but last i checked the sprint palm pre is 99.99 after mail in rebate. I believe that price would be accurate if you compared it to how the iphone's price goes up the more memory you have. Even though i considered getting an android phone i plannin on getting the pre plus in the coming weeks of, course after an in store test.

5. phoneguy

Posts: 213; Member since: Jan 08, 2009

99.99 maybe at best buy, still 149.99 through sprint ( i kinda work for them )

6. c3money88

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

O he must have just been cutting me a deal then. Cant wait for the pre plus though.

7. evcard

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 15, 2009

I think this is a wise decision on Palm's behalf to finally offer their devices on another network to allow their sales and client base to increase, in this market it is never a good thing to limit your devices to just one carrier.

8. killingthemonk

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 19, 2009

Just ask Apple... Oh, never mind.

9. knuckleballer34

Posts: 119; Member since: Jul 27, 2009

While I don't care for Palm as a brand (big thumbs/small keys type of issue), I like that Verizon is going to offer the Pre and Pixi in the future. Anytime the consumer has more good choices to select from, the consumer wins, and I can't knock that.

11. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

Well, Verizon all always does offer the best subsidies on phone. They kinda have to, they need to hide the fact they're reaming subs monthly. Now it's even worse that Connect/Premium are vanishing, not that they could've been used with these anyway

12. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

No, because they have the Touchstone backplate and WiFi. If the original Pre has 7gb of memory then the Plus will have 15gb, what's good for goose is good for the gander. I just love PJ224

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