The Palm Pre is a great choice for a lot of people on your holiday shopping list.Â It combines a lot of the great features found on the Blackberry OS, Android and the IPhone.Â It offers a beautiful touchscreen and full webkit based browser, push email, excellent messaging capabilities, and notifications that set it apart from the rest of the competition.Â Whether you are looking for a gift for someone who wants a cool phone with apps and social media capabilities, or someone who needs access to business email and calendars, or someone looking to get a unique phone that’s very different with a physical keyboard then the Palm Pre is the best option.
Price: $150 after MIR
Input: Front Facing Full Qwerty Sliding Keyboard, Touch Screen
Screen Resolution: 3.1 Inch Multitouch Screen, 320Ã—480 Resolution
Web Browsing: Yes, Full HTML web browsing
Camera: 3 MegaPixels with led flash and extended depth of field
Wireless Capabilities: Wifi and Bluetooth
Application Store: Yes
Media: Music and Video Player
Memory: 8GB on board memory, about 7GB available to the user
Special Features: Revolutionary WebOS device offers unique features like gestures, a top notch notification system, synergy, layered calendars, universal search, combined IM, and multitasking using the card metaphor.
Negatives: No expandable memory, can be a bit sluggish, hardware is not as solid as some other flagship phones, no video recording out of the box and battery life is a little weak.