There’s good news for those who are looking forward to seeing more webOS-based smartphones: mentions of several upcoming models have shown up in both Sprint’s and Verizon’s inventory systems.
Sprint is currently the only use carrier offering a webOS model, the Palm Pre. This model has the designation Palm 100 in Sprint’s system According to information leaking out of this company, two additional models have been added, the Palm 120 and the Palm C40.
Verizon’s inventory system now reportedly contain listings for the Palm P101VZW and Palm P121VZW.
There are no additional details on these upcoming smartphones in either Sprint’s or Verizon’s systems, such as the release dates. The prices given by
Let the Speculation Begin
Let’s take these models one by one:
Palm P101VZW: Given its name, this is almost certainly going to be Verizon’s version of the Palm Pre. This carrier has made no secret of its plan to offer this model early next year.
Palm 120: This apparently will be an enhanced version of the Pre, but what will be different is currently unknown. Speculation centers around more internal memory, an important enhancement for a device with no memory card slot.
Palm P121VZW: It’s virtually certain this will be Verizon’s version of the Palm 120.
Palm C40: Quite likely the designation for the Palm Eos, the smaller, less expensive webOS-based model that supposedly on its way to Sprint and AT&T. There’s no C41VZW because Verizon apparently isn’t going to offer this version.