Posted on 11-Feb-2004 08:40
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palmOne has announced that the Treo 600 smartphone (our review here) is now available to T-Mobile USA customers. The Treo 600, combining a phone, Palm OS 5 handheld, messaging, email, and web-browsing capabilities in a compact device can be ordered immediately online from palmOne's website, and through direct T-Mobile business sales channels and select value-added resellers. The Treo 600 smartphone will be available to new T-Mobile customers at an estimated initial U.S. street price of US$499 when purchased with a service contract.
Through 2 March 2004, palmOne is offering all Treo 180, 270 and 300 owners the ability to upgrade to a Treo 600 for US$399, available only for website orders.
"Now, a whole new range of customers can experience the simplicity, performance and design that Treo 600 customers have come to love," said Ed Colligan, palmOne senior vice president and general manager of the Wireless Business Unit. "Now customers can enjoy this award-winning smartphone using T-Mobile's national all-digital, high-speed GSM/GPRS voice and data network, the largest of its kind. In addition, T-Mobile offers extensive International roaming, enabling customers to make and receive phone calls in more than 120 countries worldwide, with email and web roaming already supported in many European countries."
"The Treo 600 raises the standard in smartphone design by combining robust voice and data capabilities in a remarkably compact form factor," said Scott Ballantyne, vice president, business services marketing for T-Mobile USA, Inc. "The Treo 600 smartphone is a great do-it-all device for mobile professionals that can be easily customized for business using the plethora of applications developed specifically for the Palm OS, making it a simple yet powerful wireless communications device."