The second handset to adopt the Palm WebOS operating system has been delayed until 2010.
Palm's new cut-price baby Pre, previously known here as the Eos but also adopting the name of Pixie, was due to be released during this year to tackle, head on, the older and, hence, cheaper variant of the iPhone, the basic 3G model.
According to the All Things Digital website, however, the phone has been delayed until 2010. When it does arrives, the phone should be available on low cost contracts.
To recap, the Eos provides a slim new design, measuring just 10.6mm, will be a quad-band design that will handle data swiftly as it will support the HSDPA facility. Other features will include aGPS for location finding, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, EDR, 4GB of internal memory for extra music, videos and images plus a microUSB port and a built in camera of 2-megapixels plus a flash and video recording. The new design will include a 1150 mAh battery and will support up to four hours of 3G talk time.
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