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Proper QWERTY keyboard. Pin-sharp screen. Excellent contacts organisation. Multi-tasking apps
Over-the-air syncing of social network and email accounts, powerful multitasking ability, fresh user interface and excellent touch-screen ...
You might have to pry the Palm Pre from our hands – we definitely liked using it, and the interface is a joy to use once you understand how it works and figure out all the tricks, We’re power users – we like being able to multitask the..
Good multi-taskingIntuitive gesture-based user interfaceNice keyboard.
Slide-out keyboard. Apps can run in the background. Sleek design.
Small, comfortable form factor with slideout keyboard, Excellent task manager interface, Synergy keeps multiple accounts manageable, Syncs with multiple Exchange accounts, Google sync, and Facebook, Over the air system updates, Over the air backups, Touch
Great UI, vast array of features, wonderful web browser
True, easy multitasking in a touchscreen phone, webOS an excellent first effort; intuitive and Internetsavvy, Hardware QWERTY keyboard many people want, Great multitouch display, Native iTunes sync and Amazon MP3 purchasing, Palm Profile for online b...
Fantastic operating system, multitasking capabilities, easy to use
Beautiful, fast interface with innovative, useful new features. Great hardware design. Very good contacts, messaging and multimedia integration. ...
Pres webOS is gorgeous and easy to use, Highly responsive multitouch display.
Excellent design. Very cool interface. Synergy feature consolidates e-mail, contacts, and calendars. Syncs with iTunes just like an iPod.
Great look and superb feel. Wellconceived OS with multitasking and instant notification. Physical keyboard. Utilizes iTunes to load and refresh content.
Slick and fun user interface, Synergy links contacts and unifies calendars, Very good Web browser, Elegant notification system, Fast, responsive accelerometer, Loud speaker
ITunes media syncing, Message flagging, Multitasking card interface lets you run many programs at once, Synergy contact system good when it works, Unified e-mail Inbox, Excellent notifications system, Multitouch gestures.
Choice of apps is small. Bulkier than the iPhone. No video recording
Limited customisation of home screen possible and sparse App Catalog.Look and Feel...
The keyboard is just okay – it is too curved and too small for any really long typing sessions. The device is not as wellconstructed as the iPhone – the plastic feels like it could crack too easily. And, we were disappointed by the battery lif
No memory card slotLong boot time.
No direct Mac syncing. iTunes sync is a catandmouse game with Apple. Unintuitive UI. Keyboard layout can be confusing. Keys are teenytiny. Pres App Catalog is sparse.
A number of functional limitations compared to Windows Mobile and Symbian S60, Doesnt work with managed Exchange accounts, Tiny keyboard buttons are difficult to use, Exchange syncing has many limitations compared to Windows Mobile, Cant open WAV voicemai
Poor battery life, durability concerns, few applications
Somewhat flimsy build quality; sharp edges.
Battery life, lack of a progress bar in music player
Interface has a steep learning curve. Trackball seriously underused. Camera and multimedia functions good, but cant compete with the best. ...
Keyboard feels cramped and flimsy, Lacks removable memory
Very few third-party apps at launch. So-so reception. Short standby battery life. Limited IM apps.
Short battery life, Cramped keyboard, Apps load slowly, Can’t search e-mail, Lacks video recording
Synergy contact system doesn't always work as advertised, Poor hardware user interface design, Cheap-feeling hardware construction, Touch screen is not always responsive, Physical keyboard is difficult to use, Often unintuitive interface
By Tracy and Matt's Blog on February 25, 2010
This is a really easy conclusion for me to write and it goes like this: The hardware on the Palm Pre is terrible but Web OS is great!Palm have clearly invested a lot of time and money into the new OS and I wish they had given the hardware a similar...
By Whathifi.com on January 02, 2010
The Pre is the most eagerly awaited phone of the year. Plenty of hype has left multimedia addicts chomping at the bit for this dinky pebble portable. Why? Well its main claim to fame is the multi-tasking, multi-touch WebOS interface.What the can't...
By pz10 on December 21, 2009
It's not like we didn't Tell You. And hey, it's not like we're on time either. But we guess better late than sorry goes both ways. Once a popular (mostly stateside) PDA and smartphone maker, Palm were going full blast from safe to sorry....
By GSMArena on December 19, 2009
From a user's point of view, Palm were only a step away from going bust, when they announced the Palm Pre and its webOS almost a whole year ago. From the very start, it was shaping as one of the most eagerly anticipated and novel gadgets of 2009....
By ElectricPig.co.uk on December 17, 2009
Positioned as the phone to take on the iPhone and, you know what, it...
By Phone Arena on November 25, 2009
Were now at the home stretch and compared in detail all the strengths and weaknesses of each smartphone. Its a tough call because all of them are highly regarded in the industry as market leaders for their perspective wireless carriers....
By Expert Reviews on November 16, 2009
The Pre is interesting but flawed: it has some amazing features but is let down by a slow processor, poor battery life and software quirks....
By What Mobile on November 06, 2009
The Pre has a clever new operating system that could change the way we do things, running live applications like a desktop PC and making widgets obsolete. The bright, responsive touchscreen is as impressive as Palms...
By Stuff.tv on October 27, 2009
A tidy smartphone for those who dont get the iPhone, but the lack of apps left us wanting...
By 3G UK on October 26, 2009
The Palm Pre stands for comparison against the iPhone and the HTC Hero, both five-star smartphones with awesome multimedia capabilities. It doesn't beat them on everything, sure all excel in different ways but it's invented some...
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