Palm Announces the Treo 750 for Telstra Australia
Palm today announced the Palm Treo 750 smartphone in Australia, the first Treo smartphone to take advantage of Telstra's Next G network. The Treo 750 offers the world-class Palm experience on Microsoft's Windows Mobile 5.0 and includes High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) capability.
"The Treo 750 smartphone, which was introduced first in Europe and recently in the United States, continues to grow our global customer base," said John Hartnett, senior vice president, global markets, Palm, Inc. "The Treo 750, combined with Telstra's extensive Next G mobile network and various email solutions, will be an invaluable business tool for Telstra's enterprise customers and further expand the Treo footprint in Australia."
The Treo 750 combines the hallmark Palm experience of a multifeatured mobile phone with email, messaging, web browsing and organisation software all in a new compact design. The new smartphone is HSDPA ready and comes with Microsoft's Messaging and Security Feature Pack (MSFP) for Windows Mobile 5.0, which includes Direct Push Technology and enhanced security features free and out of the box.
Treo 750v Specs
The Palm Treo 750v runs Windows Mobile 5.2 Pocket PC edition. It is powered by a 300MHz Samsung processor and has 128MB nonvolatile flash memory (60MB available for storage). The display is a 65k colour, 240 x 240 pixel touch screen. It also has integrated Bluetooth 1.2 wireless technology. It has a new side mounted mini-SD memory expansion and a 1.3 megapixel camera with 2x digital zoom. The battery is a removable 1200 mAh Lithium-ion, good for a claimed 4.5 hours GSM / 2.5 hours UMTS talk time, with 10 days standby time.
It has dimensions of 111 mm x 58 mm x 22 mm (4.4" x 2.3" x 0.8" inches) and weighs in at 154 g (5.4 ounces). The casing is slightly slimmer than the 650/700 series and the casing has a "soft touch" paint finish.
Thanks to Gavin from Pocket Science for the tip.