Sunday, January 24, 2010

Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus on Verizon

Palm revived back in the smartphone market with the announcement of the Palm Pre and web-OS a year ago. Also during the same time period, Palm unveiled a shrimp sized Pixi, unleashed nine over-the-air updates to its OS, fabricated and radiated a cluster of developer tools, including frequent releases of its SDK and an innovative web-based development environment.

Throughout the fluxes in the last months Palm make a comeback with a bang, constituting Sprint as its stag carrier ally in the US. Therefore, while the company was engrossed in tweaking and inventing its groundbreaking platform and devices, the third place accomplice has kept it from the larger audiences AT&T or Verizon. But now after almost a year Palm has exposed its innovative devices up to the country's giant carrier along with revealing the specifications and other attributes of its offerings. You will be amazed to know that now Pre offers an additional 8GB of storage and double the RAM, whereas Pixi comes equipped with WiFi.

Though there are not much physical differences in the Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus from their sprint counterparts, both the devices offer amazing experiences to the users. In addition, compare to Pixi, the Palm Pre Plus has twice the RAM and storage capacity, a fast processor, a bigger and brighter screen.

In the Pre, the most noticeable is the removal of the "home" button from the front of the device, and a slender change to its keyboard making the keys a bit clickier and less gel-like. According to Palm, the users will be benefited from its hinge mechanism and the updated build quality of the phone. It will ensure that there are no issues to be found in the device. The Pixi Plus is a look-alike to its Sprint cousin.

Both the devices will be available next week with the Pre Plus selling for $149.99 after $100 rebate and 2-year contract and the Pixi Plus selling for $99 after $100 rebate and 2-year contract. Verizon also will charge you an additional $9.99 per month if you have selected the Verizon Navigator GPS service on your Palm Pre Plus or Pixi Plus. Sprint definitely offers an intelligible deal on the Palm Pre and Pixi when it comes to monthly service fees and provided services such as free navigation, NFL Mobile, and more.

The Palm Pre Plus has enhanced the Palm Pre with all the unique features and software updates. It won't be wrong to assert that the Palm Pre Plus is the best phone Palm has ever introduced because of its quality. It offers an excellent platform with enormous potential to change the way you work with your phone.