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HP Pre 3 on firesale in Europe

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Aug 2011 2:36 User comments (6)

HP Pre 3 on firesale in Europe Last week, HP decided to get out of the webOS hardware business, effectively shutting the door on its Palm purchase from last year.
The company put the TouchPad tablet on firesale for $99 and has sold an estimated 500,000 in the past three days alone.

HP has said today that they will not bring the Pre 3 smartphone to the U.S. but will firesale it in Europe for 75 euro, unlocked.

If anyone in the U.S. is willing to import the device, it will work with GSM carrier AT&T and T-mobile, says the company.

The Pre3 has a 3.58-inch touch screen at 480x800 resolution, a 1.4-GHz Qualcomm processor and dual cameras.

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6 user comments

123.8.2011 10:02

Its a helluva deal if you need an off-contract phone. I got one of the Touchpads for $99 and its definitely worth every penny.

223.8.2011 12:05

have you any links to either touchpad or phone. can't locate any of them for sale

323.8.2011 12:13

Originally posted by fintannl:
have you any links to either touchpad or phone. can't locate any of them for sale
I ordered the Touchpad off of the HP website, but they appear to sold out now. That was only after I had tried every other website known to man and had spent about 5 hours the night before, driving around from store to store as they opened, only to be refused at store after store. It seems HP directed its retailers to "Return to Vendor" all of their stock. The positive side to this is that eventually HP will have more stock to sell. If people are interested, I suggest they check the HP site from time to time. Another option, if you call the Small Business Sales department, they will take your name and number and call you when they have stock. At least that is what they told my aunt.

Best of Luck!
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 23 Aug 2011 @ 13:10

423.8.2011 12:27

I'd like to get one of these as a backup phone in case something happens to my Sensation 4G but can't find any, yet.


523.8.2011 12:53

sold out seems to be the way it is. if anyone comes across a link for either would be much appreciated

623.8.2011 18:32

Just search on google.co.uk to get search results from UK

http://www.crescentelectronics.co.uk/node/747029

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 23 Aug 2011 @ 18:52

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