Manny Pacquiao endorses HP Veer for $1M

Now that’s a pretty nice number just to endorse a smartphone. Manny Pacquiao was recently engaged by HP as their endorser for the upcoming HP Veer, the baby HP Pre 3.

Announced last February, the HP Veer and the HP Pre 3 are products of HP’s acquisition of Palm from last year.

HP Veer
2.6″ display @ 320 x 400 pixels
800 MHz Scorpion processor
Adreno 205 GPU
Qualcomm MSM 7230 chipset
Full QWERTY keyboard
Multi-touch screen
8GB or 16GB internal storage
512 MB RAM
HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1
GPS w/ aGPS support
5MP fixed-focus camera
HP webOS 2.2
Li-Ion 910 mAh

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The handset supports Adobe Flash 10.1 and can do WiFi tethering with expected release in 3rd quarter of 2011.

See Manny Pacquiao in action with the HP Veer.

According to TV5 the $1 million endorsement fee is just for the phone alone and not the entire HP line-up.

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

30 Responses

  1. leemar says:

    sana magkaroon ng webos phone dto sa pinas. globe sana magawan ito ng paraan.

  2. Mark says:

    where can i buy this hp veer here in the Philippines, i want this one.. Tnx!!

  3. vince says:

    Why not just ditch the endorser and use the $1m to subsidize (reduce the price) of the product. Lalong bebenta yan kasi mas mura

  4. Jun says:

    Nagkakahalaga daw yan ng $400 or P16K.
    Medyo mahal para sa akin. Intayin ko na lang ang imitation ng China phone. (Joke)

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