Thursday, November 14, 2002

Palm Unveils New Sub-brands, Tungsten T and Zire

November 18, 2002 - Palm, Inc. makes new innovation of PDA's with Tungsten T and Zire handheld. Designed for mobile professionals and for users who are just getting started.

According to Palm, Inc., the Tungsten T handheld is the most compact Palm branded handheld on the market today and is built for what matters most to handheld users. The handheld's design and software integration deliver smooth, one-handed data management while new processing power and a new operating system supercharge applications. It comes bundled with 19 productivity, communication and entertainment applications.

Coined from the word desire or desirable, Zire handheld is for first-time handheld users migrating from diaries. The company markets it to the youth to say goodbye to paper and pen.

"The Palm Tungsten T handheld is business and communications power personified in a smart, compact device," Todd Bradley, president and chief executive officer of Palm Solutions. "It's about the data not the desktop. We don't stuff unnecessary PC capabilities into a smaller box; we adapt technology to what matters most to people. With the Palm Tungsten T handheld, professionals can be productive wherever they are."

The Tungsten T and Zire is a 16MB and 2MB device of actual storage capacity. Estimated street price of Tungsten T and Zire is PhP 28, 200 and PhP 6, 200 respectively.