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Old 08-15-2008, 11:25 AM
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Default Palm Treo 850 Leaked, Renamed Treo Pro

Oops, Palm let one slip. What you see above and after the break are snaps of a Treo Pro (aka Treo 850) Flash demo that was hosted on Palm's very own website. Like the 500 and Centro, the Pro opts for a sleeker look, which we think is a step in the right direction. It includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, IR, HSDPA, a camera, an expansion slot, and a Micro-USB connector, which we'd normally disapprove of if it was anything like HTC's ExtUSB; but Palm isn't HTC. They've done a good deed by including a 3.5mm headphone jack for all your audio needs.

Unfortunately, no word on a price or release date, but the moment we know, we'll let you know.

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Old 08-15-2008, 06:03 PM
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I like the look of that!
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Old 08-15-2008, 08:25 PM
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Me too. I wonder when it'll be available as an unlocked machine. Has anyone heard rumors of carriers pick it up? It could give the iPAQ 910 a bit of competition, if it has GPS.
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Old 08-15-2008, 08:47 PM
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It looks nice. I wonder a little about Palm's strategy, though. They have released the Centro and Palm Treo's across multiple carriers, but on the WM side they seem to have different phones for CDMA and GSM. Wouldn't it be cheaper for for them to just design one device and swap out the radios? This Treo Pro has better features and looks better than the recently released 800w. Too bad for Sprint and its customers that those using GSM get the nicer phones. We saw it with the 750 vx. 700wx and now again with the 800w vs. 850.
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Old 08-15-2008, 10:24 PM
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I can see myself using one of these.
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Old 08-19-2008, 03:05 AM
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looks very shiny! hopefully it isn't too much of a finger print magnet.
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Old 08-21-2008, 12:42 PM
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My dreaming machine ! It will be mine in september for 499� in France. 2 or 3 weeks to wait... too long !
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