palmOne Delivers Treo 600 To T-Mobile USA

From palmOne’s press release:

The Treo 600 — which combines a world-class phone, a Palm OS 5-based handheld computer, messaging, email, and web-browsing capabilities in a compact device with a phone-like look and feel – may be ordered immediately online from www.palmOne.com, and through direct T-Mobile business sales channels and select value-added resellers. The Treo 600 smartphone will be available to new T-Mobile customers at an estimated U.S. street price of $499 when purchased with a service contract.

Through March 2, 2004, palmOne is offering all Treo 180, 270 and 300 owners the ability to upgrade to a Treo 600 smartphone for only $399, exclusively at www.palmOne.com.

“Now, a whole new range of customers can experience the simplicity, performance and design that Treo 600 customers have come to love,” said Ed Colligan, palmOne senior vice president and general manager of the Wireless Business Unit. “Now customers can enjoy this award-winning smartphone using T-Mobile’s national all-digital, high-speed GSM/GPRS voice and data network, the largest of its kind. In addition, T-Mobile offers extensive International roaming, enabling customers to make and receive phone calls in more than 120 countries worldwide, with email and web roaming already supported in many European countries.”

“The Treo 600 raises the standard in smartphone design by combining robust voice and data capabilities in a remarkably compact form factor,” said Scott Ballantyne, vice president, business services marketing for T-Mobile USA, Inc. “The Treo 600 smartphone is a great do-it-all device for mobile professionals that can be easily customized for business using the plethora of applications developed specifically for the Palm OS, making it a simple yet powerful wireless communications device.”

To order a Treo 600 smartphone, go to www.palmOne.com; or to find the nearest T-Mobile direct business sales representative, please visit www.t-mobile.com/business/products/ or call 1-866-464-8662.

About the Treo 600 Smartphone

The Treo 600 smartphone is a small, easy-to-use smartphone with a built-in QWERTY keyboard. It seamlessly combines a full-featured mobile phone and Palm OS organizer with wireless communication applications, such as email, messaging and web browsing, and even a digital camera — to simplify customers’ business and personal lives. The keyboard, 5-way navigation button and other design features make it possible to get more done — in fewer steps, with just one hand, and without having to swap back and forth between applications. It’s lightweight, stylish, and small enough to fit in a pocket.

The Treo 600 smartphone features a bright color screen and an integrated SD Card/MultiMediaCard slot that lets users add memory and content. It operates on the enhanced GSM/GPRS T-Mobile Wireless network, enabling customers to download games, ring tones and applications directly to the device.

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