The Palm Treo 700wx smartphone was launched and by Verizon Wireless today. The smartphone is still Microsoft's Windows Mobile 5.0 with Direct Push Technology working in CDMA/EV-DO and featuring QWERTY, Touch display, and support for Bluetooth stereo headsets.
The Treo 700wx smartphone offers broadband-like speeds with wireless email and rich media functions. The Treo 700wx features a 1.3-megapixel camera, a bright 240 x 240 px touch screen, built-in 64 MB of RAM, SD slot for 2 GB.
Palm Treo 700wx offers the tools mobile professionals need, with access to mobile versions of Windows Media Player 10, Internet Explorer, and Outlook, ability to view and edit Microsoft Word and Excel files and view PowerPoint and PDF files.
Treo smartphone based on Windows Mobile 5.0 offers unique suite of software developed by Palm:
- Today Screen enhancements, which feature the ability to "dial by name" with a few keystrokes on the keyboard, perform a Web search directly from the Today Screen and perform one-touch dialing with personalized photo speed dials
- Ability to manage a call directly from the Today Screen and stay on top of voice mail with on-screen, VCR-like icons, such as rewind, delete and fast-forward controls for easy navigation
- Ability to ignore a call and quickly compose a text message, such as "In a meeting" or "Can't talk"
Verizon’s 700wx is $399 ($299 after mail-in rebate) while Sprint offers the device $249.