palmOne LifeDrive Targets Apple iPod

palmOne LifeDrive Targets Apple iPod

Designed for people with a significant volume of digital information, the LifeDrive mobile manager offers 4GB of hard-drive storage (3.85GB user available), a large 320×480 high-resolution color screen, and wireless access through built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technologies.

The 4GB Hitachi Microdrive weighs less than a AA battery, is smaller than a matchbook and transfers data 30 percent faster than the previous-generation Microdrive, so users can get to their music, pictures, data more quickly. With 3.85GB of usable storage, LifeDrive mobile manager users can store and access all of the following on a single device:

-- 1,200 office documents;    -- 6,000 emails;    -- 1,000 photos;    -- 300 songs;    -- 2.5 hours of video;    -- 50 voicemails;    -- 10,000 contacts; and    -- 10,000 appointments.

Stored information, media, files and documents are available at any time on the 320×480, high-resolution color screen, which can flip from landscape to portrait at the touch of a button.

The LifeDrive mobile manager from palmOne has an estimated U.S. street price of $499.

Full specs:

wireless features

  • Bluetooth® 1.1 wireless
  • Wi-Fi® 802.11b wireless