Palm pretty quickly realized the error of its ways in stuffing the original Treo 700w
with a meager 32MB of RAM; the mistake was rectified in time for the launch of Sprint's 700wx
, but that's been little consolation for Verizon customers unable to get the re-upped unit. Details are now starting to filter in on just how Verizon intends to right Palm's wrongs
, scheduling its own 700wx for a February 20 release date. Sticker shock will be in full effect here: $620 at retail, $450 with a one-year agreement, $400 if you relent to a second year, though an additional $100 rebate makes it all a little easier to bear. Even better, the 700wx should come with tethering support out of the box. Too bad Windows Mobile 6
is left out of the equation, eh?
[Thanks, anonymous tipster]