Palm Announces the Treo 650 Smartphone in Peru on the Claro Network

Palm Announces the Treo 650 Smartphone in Peru on the Claro Network

August 29, 2006

By: Christopher Meinck

Palm, Inc. , a leader in mobile computing, today announced that the Palm Treo 650 smartphone is now available in Peru from Claro, one of the country’s leading cellular operators.

Available in Claro’s retail stores throughout Peru with a variety of voice and data plans, the Treo 650 is an all-in-one quad-band smartphone specially designed for working with EDGE (Enhanced Data for Global Evolution) networks. It combines a compact full-featured mobile phone with email, a Palm OS(R) organizer, messaging, Internet access and a digital camera, enabling users to organize and simplify their personal and professional lives in just one device.

Treo 650’s advanced features and benefits include the following:

  • Support for direct corporate email access to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 using Palm’s VersaMail email software;
  • Vibrant, easy-to-read 320×320 display;
  • Non-volatile memory and removable battery;
  • Integrated Bluetooth technology for communicating with compatible headsets, car kits, computers and printers equipped with Bluetooth technology;
  • Improved camera for better low-light shots, with video-capture capabilities;
  • Full QWERTY backlit keyboard and new design for easier typing;
  • For GSM, capability to access EDGE-based networks, which deliver incredibly fast data speeds;
  • MP3 player; and
  • Single inbox for text and picture messaging.

The Treo 650 smartphone provides support for VersaMail, which enables users to access and manage email while out of the office.(5) Through the Treo 650’s support for POP and IMAP email, customers can download their email either wirelessly or by synchronizing to their desktops.(6) Customers whose companies use Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 can have direct corporate email access and calendar synchronization through the Treo 650’s Microsoft Exchange Server ActiveSync(R) integrated support. With VersaMail, users can view pictures and even attached Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.

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