Palm on Wednesday rolled out the Pixi, a small webOS-based phone that's the follow-up to the Pre.Reports began leaking out about the Pixi on Tuesday and Palm later delivered a statement and blog post (Techmeme).
The Pixi is a thin device with a visible keyboard. It will run on Sprint. The focus of the device revolves around messaging---it links information from Google, Facebook and Exchange while integrating with Yahoo and LinkedIn.
Facebook will also contribute a new application to interact with the Pixi, which will be showcased at Fashion Week in New York.
Among the other details:
Pixi will have various covers for the fashion conscious;
Pixi will synch with iTunes and allow music purchase from Amazon over the air;
It's 3.51 ounces;
8GB of storage;
The device will run you $149.99 with a two year service contract after a $150 instant rebate and $100 mail-in rebate.