Palm Pre Plus & Pixi Plus Now Available from Verizon Wireless

January 25, 2010
Verizon Wireless LogoVerizon Wireless has just added the Palm Pre Plus & Palm Pixi Plus to their online web store.   Both are slight upgrades of the original Palm Pre & Pixi that were released last year.  You can find a full breakdown of features for both below.

Palm Pre PlusPalm® Pre™ Plus

Palm has doubled the memory in the Pre Plus from 8GB to 16B and fixed some keyboard issues with the center button.  The Pre Plus includes:
  • Touch screen with slide out QWERTY keyboard
  • 3 Megapixel camera with flash
  • HTML Web Browser
  • Wi–Fi Ready (802.11 b/g)
  • 3G Mobile Hot Spot Capable
  • Music Player for MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, AMR, QCELP
  • Gesture area –enables simple, intuitive gestures for navigation
  • Assisted & Standalone GPS
  • Memory: 16GB Flash/512 RAM
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology–(V 2.1+EDR)

Palm Pixi PlusPalm® Pixi™ Plus

Palm has added Wi-fi to the Pixi Plus over the original Prixi that is currently available from Sprint.  The Pixi Plus includes:
  • Touch screen with full QWERTY keyboard
  • Wi–Fi Ready (802.11 b/g)
  • 2 Megapixel camera with flash
  • 3G Mobile Hot Spot Capable
  • HTML Web Browser
  • Palm Synergy™ –See contacts, calendars, or conversations from multiple sources in one view
  • Memory: 8GB Flash/256 RAM
  • Assisted & Standalone GPS
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology –V 2.1
  • MP3 Player with Palm® Pocket Tunes™
  • Gesture area –enables simple, intuitive gestures for navigation

Palm has yet to officially annouce the Pre Plus or Prixi Plus for Canada.  Bell currently holds the exclusive rights to the Palm Pre and recently dropped it's price to $0 on a 3 year contract.  The move could be seen as a way to clear inventory for a Palm Pre Plus launch.

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