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Wal-Mart selling Palm Pre for $80

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Sep 2009 17:57 User comments (9)

Wal-Mart selling Palm Pre for $80 Just one day after Amazon dropped the price of the popular Palm Pre smartphone to $100 USD, Wal-Mart has begun selling the phone for $80 USD with two-year contract with exclusive carrier Sprint.
The phone has a 3.1-inch touchscreen with 480x320 resolution and a slider design which hides a full QWERTY keyboard. More notably, the phone uses Palm's own WebOS Linux-based operating system, which offers multitasking for applications and "Synergy" for contacts integration.

$80 is the cheapest the phone has ever sold for, and will likely help boost sales headed into the holiday season.

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9 user comments

127.9.2009 18:03

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227.9.2009 19:14

so far this is only good till the 28th of September (3 days short of my renewal time)

and with a 2nd look @ it, only with NEW contract! $299 for renewals! thats willy its 250 @ sprint.com ten 100 mail in for renewal,
nest buy is 149 for renewal as is radio shack, amazons 99 is new customers and no renewal option yet thru them

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 27 Sep 2009 @ 19:17

327.9.2009 20:31

I've been looking into getting a smart phone lately but whats the benefits of the palm pre over the android phones if any?

427.9.2009 21:41

I'm personally looking to get the new Sony Erriccson Idou with the Symbian OS. I just hope the phone actually gets released in America as it's rumored to. And that it is released with AT&T. If not then I either have to switch carries, or buy it unlocked ... yeaaah lol. I'd rather stick with what I have if it comes to that.

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528.9.2009 4:14

its better than $80,

ITS FREE

http://www.precentral.net/act-fast-get-pre-free-after-rebates

PS the webOS is unparalled! (IMO)

628.9.2009 9:08

if it wasn't for that keyboard i might be interested

729.9.2009 20:51

Originally posted by ripxrush:
so far this is only good till the 28th of September (3 days short of my renewal time)

and with a 2nd look @ it, only with NEW contract! $299 for renewals! thats willy its 250 @ sprint.com ten 100 mail in for renewal,
nest buy is 149 for renewal as is radio shack, amazons 99 is new customers and no renewal option yet thru them
You know if your are within 30 days of your upgrade date, you can call customer service and request to have your upgrade change.

81.10.2009 14:18

The cost of the phone is pretty much irrelevant -- the cost of the plan for the minimum allowed contract period, usually 2 years, swamps it out. What's $20 difference when you'll be stuck with the thing for two years and you'll potentially pay out from $1200 to $2500 for the "plan"? The way these dumb things are marketed makes no sense at all. Much better to buy your phone on eBay and deal with your plan provider month to month. That way when a better phone comes along, you can get it.

923.3.2010 4:18
daedae
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can sprint be flashed into a cricket phone if possible

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