|Treo 650 Smartphone on Canada's Rogers Wireless|
Posted: 14-Mar-2005 [Source: Rogers Wireless]
[palmOne's Treo 650 becomes the first smartphone to utilize Rogers' Wireless EDGE network. ]
Toronto -- palmOne Canada and Rogers Wireless today launched the new Treo(TM) 650 smartphone in Canada, making the device the first all-in-one, quad-band smartphone to utilize the carrier's EDGE (Enhanced
Data for Global Evolution) network. The Treo 650 combines a compact, full-featured worldphone with out-of-the-box email, a Palm OS(R) organiser,
messaging, web access and digital camera, enabling users to organize and simplify their business and personal lives all in one device.
The Treo 650 builds on the award-winning design of the Treo 600 with new and improved features, including a high-resolution (320 x 320) screen;
expanded multimedia capabilities, such as MP3 player(3) and video capture and playback; removable battery; non-volatile memory; and Bluetooth(R) wireless technology.
The Treo 650 supports Rogers Wireless' MyMail wireless email service launching in April that will be included at no charge for customers who subscribe to any of Rogers Wireless' Data Service Plans. This powerful solution will offer individuals a wireless real-time, non-browser
based, and fully synchronized push email, calendar and contacts experience. A secure, behind the firewall, server-based solution also will be available for larger corporate customers.
The Treo 650 supports a broad range of wireless email solutions for personal, business or enterprisewide use. The out-of-the-box VersaMail(TM) email solution supports POP3 and IMAP accounts, and users can view photos,
HTML, and even native Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint attachments. The Treo 650's built-in support for Microsoft Exchange Server ActiveSync(R) now provides for direct corporate email and calendar synchronization with no
additional software required.
The Treo 650 smartphone is available immediately on the Rogers Wireless network from $549.99CAD when purchased with a three-year voice and data
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