Palm Introduces Fast Windows Mobile Based Treo 750 Smartphone with HSDPA in Hong Kong


Palm Introduces Fast Windows Mobile Based Treo 750 Smartphone
with HSDPA in Hong Kong


Treo 750 Supports Wireless Broadband Connectivity Over HSDPA
Redefines Windows Mobile Through Palm Experience

Hong Kong, March 21, 2007 -- Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) today announced the Palm® Treo™ 750 smartphone in Hong Kong, the fastest and first Treo smartphone that supports High-speed Download Packet Access (HSDPA) wireless broadband capabilities. The Treo 750 offers the world-class Palm experience on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 5.0, now at broadbandlike speeds. (1)

“The Treo 750 smartphone combines broadband--like speeds on HSDPA networks with wireless email and rich media capabilities, all within a single device, and brings Palm’s unique world-class ease of use to the Windows Mobile platform,” said Michael McGlynn, head of business, North Asia, for Palm, Inc. “Over 5 million Treo smartphones have been sold globally to date, and continuing to expand the Treo footprint is a key focus for Palm. The addition of HSDPA is just one of the great benefits the new Treo 750 smartphone has to offer mobile professionals and businesses across Hong Kong who want a compelling mobile-computing experience.”

The Treo 750 combines Palm’s one-of-a-kind user experience with a multifeatured mobile phone with email, messaging, web browsing and organization software all in a new compact design. (1) The new smartphone supports HSDPA wireless broadband connectivity and comes with Microsoft Direct Push Technology, which gives users connected to a Microsoft Exchange Server fast, automatic wireless updates of their email, calendar items, contacts and tasks. (2)

Palm Experience on Windows Mobile 5.0

The Treo 750 smartphone on Windows Mobile 5.0 provides mobile workers with a unique productivity and multimedia experience whilst away from their PCs. Delivering a suite of software enhancements developed by Palm for the Windows Mobile environment, the Treo 750 provides ease of use, simplicity and fast access to information. Features include the following:

  • Today Screen enhancements, which offer the ability to “dial by name” with a few keystrokes on the keyboard, perform a web search directly from the Today Screen and perform one-touch dialing with personalized photo speed dials;
  • Ability to manage a call directly from the Today Screen and stay on top of voicemail with on-screen, VCR-like icons, such as rewind, delete and fast-forward controls for easy navigation;
  • Ability to ignore a call and quickly compose a text message, such as “In a meeting” or “Can't talk”; and
  • Dedicated messaging application for SMS/MMS that is organized in a “chat thread” so users can reference prior messages and use emoticons for a personal touch.

Benefits of Windows Mobile 5.0

The Windows Mobile-based Treo smartphones from Palm provide customers with a compelling combination of powerful software, an award-winning form factor, and the ease of use long associated with the Palm experience. Windows Mobile 5.0 provides many user benefits:

  • Touch screen: Makes surfing websites, gathering data and navigating forms and applications much easier;
  • Copy and paste: Additional functionality provides added productivity;
  • Built-in viewers and editors: Ability to view and edit Microsoft Word and Excel® files and “roundtrip” those edits back to original files on the user’s desktop, and view PowerPoint® presentations and PDF files;
  • Breadth of applications: Thousands of commercial applications available for Windows Mobile; and
  • Multimedia Management: Ability to save images and sounds from some websites.

Additional Treo 750 Features and Benefits

  • 1.3-megapixel digital camera that also captures video;
  • Windows Media Player 10 Mobile for music and video;
  • Built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology enhanced to support Bluetooth enabled stereo headsets;
  • Mini-SD expansion slot; and
  • 240x240 transflective (TFT) touch screen.

Pricing and Availability

The suggested retail price of the Palm Treo 750 smartphone is HK$5,780. It will be available in Hong Kong through the channels of Synergy Technologies (Asia) Limited.

More information about the new Treo 750 smartphone can be found at

For sales enquiries, please contact Synergy Technologies (Asia) Limited at tel. +852-2485-6321.

About Palm, Inc.

Palm, Inc., a leader in mobile computing, strives to put the power of computing in people’s hands so they can access and share their most important information. The company’s products for consumers, mobile professionals and businesses include Palm® Treo™ smartphones and Palm handheld computers, as well as software, services and accessories.

Palm products are sold through select Internet, retail, reseller and wireless operator channels throughout the world, and at Palm Retail Stores and Palm online stores

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(1) Within wireless service coverage area only. Availability and coverage depends upon carrier and the geographic scope of international roaming agreements. Email, messaging and web access requires data services from a mobile service provider at an additional cost.

(2) Requires Exchange Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 or Exchange Server 2007 and access enabled by IT administrator.

Broadcast Video and Other Palm Materials

Broadcast video and other materials are available online from Palm’s Multimedia Library ( Press can register at the site, which is hosted by The NewsMarket (, a web-based news and video archive, to browse and preview an extensive content library and order footage directly from their desktops. Registration and ordering on the site is free.

Palm and Treo are among the trademarks or registered trademarks owned by or licensed to Palm, Inc. All other brand and product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services of, their respective owners.




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