Palm launches Treo 800w on Sprint network

Palm Treo 800w

As widely rumoured, Palm announced the launch of the Treo 800w on the Sprint network on Monday.

The Treo 800w is Palm’s most business-friendly phone yet. IT departments can simplify infrastructure and lower costs with a direct connection to Microsoft Exchange Server, giving users up-to-date email, contacts, calendars and access to other productivity applications. Palm designed the Treo 800w for easy-to-use mobility with a full QWERTY keyboard, five-way navigation and one-touch buttons to the most-used applications, making it a smartphone people want to use.

The Treo 800w is powered by a Qualcomm MSM6800A chipset and Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. It comes with EV-DO Rev.A connectivity, a 320×320 touchscreen display, 128MB of program memory and 170MB of storage memory available (out of 256MB), 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi (with dedicated button), Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, GPS (standalone and assisted), a 2.1MP camera, a 1150mAh battery and a microSDHC card slot.

Sprint is offering the Palm Treo 800w for USD$249.99 with a two-year service contract and after rebates and USD$599.99 without a contract. It is available at Sprint stores as well as online at or

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