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Palm launches Pixi, second webOS phone

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).
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor on

Palm on Wednesday rolled out the Pixi, a small webOS-based phone that's the follow-up to the Pre.

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Reports began leaking out about the Pixi on Tuesday and Palm later delivered a statement and blog post (Techmeme).

Gallery: Palm Pixi photos

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.

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