|Sprint brings the Treo 700wx onboard its lineup|
Posted: 05-Sep-2006 [Source: Sprint]
[Sprint announces availability of the EvDO Treo 700wx smartphone running Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC Phone Edition.]
Sunnyvale, CA -- Building on the Treo(TM) 700 family, Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq:PALM) today announced the availability of the Palm(R) Treo 700wx smartphone running Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC Phone Edition, adding another Palm EvDO product to Sprint's (NYSE:S) product offerings.
The Treo 700wx combines a great mobile phone, comprising all the functionality and ease of use for which Treo smartphones are known, with the power and security of Windows Mobile favored by many businesses. Today's announcement marks the availability of Sprint's first Windows Mobile Treo smartphone on the Sprint Power Vision(SM) Network, giving its customer base more choices and complementing the Treo 700p smartphone running on the Palm OS(R) platform.
"Palm's goal is to give our customers more choices to satisfy the growing demands of the mobile work force," said Tim Roper, vice president, U.S. region, for Palm, Inc. "The Palm user experience combined with ready access to Microsoft's as well as Good Technology's world-class email solutions gives mobile professionals a true competitive edge and helps to extend Palm's reach into the enterprise market."
"Treo smart devices continue to provide customers with innovation, ease of use and functionality in a stylish form factor," said Danny Bowman, vice president of product marketing for Sprint. "For customers who prefer to have Microsoft's Windows operating system applied across all their corporate computing assets, the new Treo 700wx gives users a convenient way to access their business-critical and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents at broadbandlike download speeds to make just about anyplace a work place."
The Palm Treo 700wx smartphone from Sprint is available now starting at $499.99 after available discounts and promotions.
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