At the annual exhibition of CES 2009, there were so many new products, but the leader has become a smartphone Palm Pre, which has already become more and more popular. New work on a completely new platform webOS and with a slider and a QWERTY-keyboard (advanced vertical) and the touch screen that supports multitouch. The phone has also 3-megapixel camera with flash, supports WiFi, Bluetooth with A2DP, EV-DO, GPS, it also has 8 GB internal memory, microUSB and 3.5 mm headphone jack. 3.1-inch (480×320) display can automatically switch to landscape mode thanks to the built accelerometer; a part of the front panel below the display is able to detect motion and a trackball.
The size of the phone is 59,57 x 100,53 x 16,95 mm, weight – 134 g. The phone has a slightly curved shape. New Web OS platform is open and the company plans to submit an SDK soon, available to anyone who wish to develop their own application. What is also interesting, if you want the phone can be charged wirelessly, however, for this you will need to buy a special charger called Touchstone. This charger takes about 4 hours and requires a mandatory replacement of the back cover of your phone with the one that comes with Touchstone charger. The price of Palm Pre has not yet been disclosed for general sales.