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Palm smartphone officially announced

Remember when you had Palm in the 2000s? The brand has now been revived by TCL and a new phone of the same name was introduced.

Palm 2018 Yugatech • Palm Smartphone Officially Announced

The Palm is not being advertised as a full-fledged phone, but rather as a companion for your current smartphone despite its seemingly good hardware. It sports a 3.3-inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, and a customized version of Android that features apps in Apple watch-like grouped home icons, gesture searches, a ‘Life Mode’ for removing pesky notifications and bringing more important information closer, and quick toggles for faster navigation.

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Despite the seemingly small 800mAh battery packed inside, Palm (the company) touts that the Palm (the device) is capable of lasting up to a day on a single use, or up to three days on standby.

Palm (2018) specs:

  • 3.3-inch LCD display @ 1280 x 720px, 445ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass (front and back)
  • 1.4Ghz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 12MP rear camera
  • 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Single SIM
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • IP68 Dust and Water resistance
  • 50.6 x 96.6 x 7.4mm
  • 62.5g
  • Colors: Black/Titanium, Black/Gold
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The Palm will be available in November in the US as a Verizon-exclusive handset with a US$349 price tag, or roughly Php18,900 when directly converted.

 

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Maggs
Maggs
2 years ago

Where to buy here in the philippines? I need that phone. Phones nowadays are too big and everyone is into the beveless thing. I don’t understand why phone needs to be 6-6.8 inches? jeez.

Brian
Brian
2 years ago

Where to buy in manila?

J
J
3 years ago

Where can I buy this in PH? Any telco-based in the country offering the companion feature of this phone as well?

c
c
3 years ago

what does it do then? bluetooth phone dialer like philips xenium e170?

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