Bradley Says New palmOne Handhelds In April
In an interview with the BBC, palmOne CEO Todd Bradley definitely revealed that palmOne will be launching new devices in April. The company has recently been hinting at a line of Treo products and other reports indicate new Zire models coming soon.
In the interview with BBC News Todd Bradley states, "People can expect new devices, to be unveiled next month, to provide much more in terms of multimedia storage so that they can take their favourite images, music, video and other files with them when they are out and about, as well as giving them a link back to the office or to their e-mail. A large piece of our work right now is how we create a family of Treo products, but we are about offering choice."
Last week palmOne shares jumped on an analyst upgrade and comments about a upcoming line of different Treo products. Bradley said the company would eventually have a full line of Treos ranging from "good, better and best." Reports also recently surfaced that palmOne may release a version of the Treo 600 without a built in camera.
Zire 31, Zire 71 Update
There has also been recent speculation and possible leaks on other new handhelds. palmOne is said to be preparing a low cost, color screen Zire 31. PIC was also the first to report rumors of a possible Zire 71 replacement. The new unit is said to have a integrated 1.3 mega-pixel digital camera and will include Bluetooth wireless networking. The handheld will run on a 300 MHz Intel chip, and have 32MB of RA
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