Smartphone is based on Palm OS®.
June 14, 2006 -
To help mobile professionals stay connected and in touch, Palm® Treo(TM) 700p combines mobile phone functionality with email, organizer, messaging capabilities, and Web access. Processing speed allows for streaming multimedia content, and unit can be used as wireless modem with broadband-like EvDO speeds for laptop computer via USB or Bluetooth® wireless technology. In addition to 128 MB built-in memory, phone accepts up to 2 GB SD memory cards for storage.
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ACCESS Co., Ltd
8076 Central Ave
Newark, CA, 94560
PalmSource Welcomes Palm Treo 700p Smartphone
- New Smartphone From Palm, Inc. Showcases Palm OS Advantage
- Enables Customers to Stay Connected and in Touch
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 15 -- PalmSource, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ACCESS Co., Ltd., today welcomed the Palm(R) Treo(TM) 700p smartphone from Palm, Inc. Based on Palm OS(R), the Treo 700p provides mobile professionals a smartphone that enables them to stay connected and in touch. Joining the successful line of Palm Powered(TM) Treo smartphones, the Treo 700p showcases the Palm OS advantage by combining a full-featured mobile phone with email, a Palm OS organizer, messaging and web access.(1)
As the first Palm OS based Treo smartphone on EvDO, the Palm Treo 700p smartphone uses its fast data connection to speed email, messaging, large attachment downloads and web browsing.(2) The speed also allows for streaming multimedia content, and the Treo 700p smartphone ships with Palm's first built-in streaming application. Treo 700p users can also take advantage of broadbandlike EvDO speeds on their laptop computers by using the new smartphone as a wireless modem via USB or Bluetooth(R) wireless technology. By using SD memory cards, currently available with 2GB of storage (sold separately), in addition to the 128MB of built-in memory (60MB dedicated user storage), users have plenty of room to download and carry important documents and multimedia content. More information about the Palm Treo 700p smartphone can be found at www.palm.com/Treo700p.
"The ease of use and application integration of Palm OS allows our customers to take advantage of business, personal productivity and entertainment applications that are great for work and play," said Mark Bercow, senior vice president, business development, Palm, Inc. "With our Palm OS based Treo 700p smartphone, our users will have at their fingertips Palm's hallmark phone and email experience in addition to the built-in Palm OS organizer with calendar, contacts, tasks and memos."
"The new Palm Treo 700p smartphone demonstrates Palm's continued strength in bringing powerful and easy to use Palm Powered devices to market," said Didier Diaz, vice president of product marketing for PalmSource, Inc. "We believe the Palm OS advantage, together with the wide variety of third-party applications available from the PalmSource developer community, provides users with a mobile computing experience that is flexible, easy-to-use and customizable."
With over 29,000 Palm OS(R) software titles available today, the Palm OS platform offers one of the largest third-party software catalogs to enable users to customize their Palm Powered(TM) smart mobile devices to fit particular needs. Choosing Palm OS provides hardware manufacturers and software developers the opportunity to open up new business channels and broaden their reach into the smartphone and wireless device markets.
About PalmSource, Inc., an ACCESS Company
PalmSource, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ACCESS Co., Ltd, is the Company behind Palm OS(R), a leading operating system powering mobile devices and phones. PalmSource's products include a wide range of software for mobile phones at all price points. More than 40 million mobile phones, handhelds, and other mobile devices run PalmSource software. PalmSource and Palm OS have given rise to a large community of users, enterprises, developers and manufacturers, who together make up the Palm Powered(TM) Economy. ACCESS (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4813) is a global provider of mobile content delivery and Internet access technologies to the beyond-PC market. Its NetFront(TM) browser, widely recognized as one of the most advanced Internet browsers in the world, is a cornerstone to the Company's vision of making the ubiquitous Internet a reality. NetFront technologies are delivering full Internet browsing and related services to next-generation mobile devices and consumer electronics ranging from digital TV to automobile telematics.
More information about PalmSource is available at www.palmsource.com, www.palmsource.co.uk, www.palmsource.fr, www.palmsource.de, www.palmsource.com/es and www.palmsource.com.cn.
For more information about ACCESS, please visit www.access.co.jp or www.access.co.jp/english.
(1) Within wireless coverage area only. Email and web require data services from a mobile service provider at an additional cost. VPN may also be required.
(2) Within EvDO data wireless service coverage area only. Actual data speeds vary based on network capacity and application design. Backward- compatible with 1xRTT and IS95 networks. Email and web require data services from a mobile service provider at an additional cost. VPN may also be required.
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