Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

By  |  Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 4:58 pm

At last year’s CES, Palm stole the show with the introduction of the Pre–one of the most spellbinding demos I’ve ever seen that didn’t involve Steve Jobs. No repeat this year, but the company did have a press conference at which it announced the Pre Plus (with some improvements to the keyboard, navigation, and build quality, plus a Touchstone-compatible inductive-charging back cover as standard equipment) and the Pixi Plus (with Wi-Fi).

Maybe the best news about these models: They’re on Verizon Wireless. Exclusively, Palm says–starting January 25th.

 
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  1. heulenwolf Says:

    I don’t get it. Why more carrier exclusivity? Beyond the general problem I have with that, imagine if you’d switched from VZW to Sprint just to get the Pre or Pixi last year. Making your customers look silly for supporting your product is never a clever idea. Palm should have taking a page from Google and started selling the phone on their own. They should be able to get away with one piece of hardware that works on both VZW and Sprint in the US since they’re both CDMA, wouldn’t you think?

  2. Duker Says:

    what is wrong with the Sprint network? It rocks in my opinion and it is cheaper than verizon…I have the Pre and very happy with Sprint.

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