|Telstra launches the Treo 650 in Australia|
Posted: 09-May-2005 [Source: palmOne]
[Telstra begins offering the GSM version of the Treo 650.]
Sydney -- palmOne, Inc. today announced that the award-winning Treo (TM) 650 smartphone is available on the Telstra Mobile GSM network.
The Treo 650 can be purchased from select Telstra Shops for AUS $1,199. Alternatively, customers can choose a Mobile Repayment Option (MRO) of $99.92 per month for a 12-month period, $66.61 per month for an 18-month period, or $49.96 per month for a 24-month period, on select plans.
"Mobile professionals today need to stay productive while on the go, which requires a feature-packed handheld solution accompanied by a network with a wide reach," said Paul Blinkhorn, vice president for Asia Pacific for palmOne. "By purchasing the Treo 650 on an MRO plan from Telstra, customers will enjoy the advantages of a smartphone offering great usability and functionality, coupled with the benefits provided by Telstra's GSM network. This package allows mobile professionals to become more effective, efficient and connected throughout their daily lives."
The Treo 650 combines a fully featured quad-band mobile phone with a wide range of productivity applications, including email, organizer and web access. Users also can view, edit and create Word and Excel compatible documents or access PowerPoint presentations on the go. In addition, Bluetooth wireless technology allows the Treo 650 to connect wirelessly to other compatible Bluetooth devices, such as printers and headsets. Multimedia capabilities include a built-in MP3 player and a digital camera that can capture still images and video that can be viewed on the vibrant color screen.
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