HP intros Pre 3 with HD video recording, Qualcomm 1.4GHz CPU

HP intros Pre 3 with HD video recording, Qualcomm 1.4GHz CPU

Summary: Now that Palm has officially been dropped from all future webOS products, the third mobile device announced at Hewlett-Packard's big event in San Francisco will simply be known as the HP Pre 3.

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Now that Palm has officially been dropped from all future webOS products, the third mobile device announced at Hewlett-Packard's big event in San Francisco will simply be known as the HP Pre 3.

Also boasting a slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, the Pre 3 is a business-friendly device designed to work with and communicate seamlessly with the HP TouchPad. Here's a look at the specs fitted for professionals who happen to be road warriors:

  • 3.6-inch multi-touch display (800 x 480 resolution)
  • Qualcomm MSM 1.4GHz processor
  • HSPA+ and EVDO Rev A support
  • 8GB and 16GB storage space options
  • 5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and HD video recording
  • Front-facing VGA camera with video calling
  • Dual-mic noise cancellation
  • Mobile hotspot
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • GPS
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Ambient light and proximity sensors
  • Weighs 5.5 ounces

The HP Pre 3 will become available this summer. Pricing and carriers haven't been announced yet.

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  • RE: HP intros Pre 3 with HD video recording, Qualcomm 1.4GHz CPU

    It would be nice to know how the Pre 3 compares to the original Pre in technical specs (esp. battery life). Visually, they look the very similar. While the Pre has a functional keyboard, it is not easy to use & I am curious as to whether the Pre 3's keyboard is improved.
    Velocon
  • RE: HP intros Pre 3 with HD video recording, Qualcomm 1.4GHz CPU

    All I want to knwo is when can I get it and will it be on Verizon?
    gary.lipkin@...
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