Palm Pre

Announced:
Jan 08, 2009
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 06, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

9.9
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Palm Pre

Announced: Jan 08, 2009
Market status: Released
Release date: Jun 06, 2009

PhoneArena Rating:

9.9
Read Full Review
  • Display 3.1" 320 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 1150 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.1 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

186 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

47.87 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

3.96 x 2.34 x 0.67 inches (100.5 x 59.5 x 16.9 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, ARM Cortex-A8

Internal storage:

8 GB

OS:

webOS

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Talk time:

5.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1291 min)

Stand-by time:

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 20, 2009

FCC ID value:

O8F-CASC link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.63 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.93 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.67 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Low pixel density screen (186 ppi)

Description

Palm Pre is the first phone to run on the new Web OS, designed to be powerful but easy to use. The Pre features a 3.1" multi-touch screen and a sliding full QWERTY keyboard. It is a CDMA/EV-DO smart phone with Wi-Fi, GPS, 3-megapixel camera with flash, stereo Bluetooth, microUSB, and 8GB of internal memory.

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