By February 9, 2011

The HP Pre3

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We now have the official details on the HP Pre3 so fill your boots below. All I can say is it looks real sweet.

A few highlights of the Pre3:

Pre3 is designed for today’s instantaneous, increasingly blended mix of work and life. Its thin exterior and gorgeous touch screen conceal an email engine, slide-out keyboard, and robust battery that mean business.

Get blazing-fast downloads of both work and personal email and manage inboxes separately or all together.3 Plus keep business and personal contacts automatically up to date. HP Synergy brings them together from all the different places they reside online.3 Rushing from a meeting to a dinner reservation? Use GPS to find the fastest way.

With a camera for video calls, noise-cancelling speakerphone, and mobile hotspot, your office is mobile.1,6,7 Carry work information more safely thanks to data encryption and password protection. Access files securely from your company’s intranet with VPN support.


More after the break:




  • Color – Black
  • Operating system – HP webOS
  • Display – 3.58-inch multitouch screen with a vibrant 24-bit color, 480×800 resolution WVGA display
  • Keyboard – Slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard
  • Processor – Qualcomm MSM 8×55 (1.4 GHz)
  • Email2 – Microsoft® Exchange email with Microsoft Direct Push Technology
    POP3/IMAP (Yahoo!® Mail, GmailT, AOL, Hotmail®, etc.)
  • Messaging3 – Integrated IM, SMS, and MMS
  • GPS4 – Built-in GPS
  • Digital camera – 5-megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, HD (up to 720p) video recording, front VGA
  • Audio – Mono speakerphone; dual-mic noise cancellation
  • Sensors – Accelerometer, ambient light, proximity, and compass
  • Media formats supported – Audio formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, QCELP, WAV
    Video formats: MPEG-4, H.263, H.264
  • Wireless connectivity5 – Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n 5GHz) with WPA, WPA2, WEP, 802.1X authentication;
    Bluetooth® wireless technology 2.1 + EDR with A2DP stereo Bluetooth support; A-GPS;
    Wi-Fi router functionality for up to five devices using HP mobile hotspot
  • Memory6 – 512MB RAM; choose from 8GB or 16GB internal storage
    USB mass storage support
  • Battery – 1230 mAh
  • Connector – Charger/microUSB connector with USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
  • Headphone jack – 3.5mm stereo
  • HP Touchstone7 Compatible
  • Dimensions

Width: 64mm (2.52 inches)
Height: 111mm (4.37 inches)
Thickness: 16mm (0.63 inches)

  • Weight – 56 grams (5.5 ounces)


The next generation of Touchstone technology makes HP devices work better together. Easily share a URL between your Pre3 and an HP TouchPad simply by tapping them together. Receive text messages and answer phone calls on a TouchPad so you don’t miss a thing. Start reading a website or blog on a TouchPad and then tap your smartphone to take it to go.


What do you think? Please let us know in the forum.


Posted by: James

Posted in: News

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