Welcome to our inaugural monthly ranking of most popular PDAs and smartphones on Brighthand.com. From now on we’ll bring this report to you at the beginning of each month to help you track what’s hot in the mobile computing space.
This report is compiled based on the number of views each product page receives. So every time you click on a product you’re giving it a vote in our monthly rankings.
In April, Palm owned the top 10, taking half the spots including #1 with the Treo 700w.
The rest of the results are below.
1. Palm Treo 700w – The Treo 700w is quickly cementing itself as the best Smartphone on the market. Palm’s first effort to run on Windows Mobile, the Treo 700w features fast EV-DO data access and is available on the Verizon network. Palm Treo 700w Reviews | Palm Treo 700w User Opinions
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2. HP iPAQ hw6515 – The hw6515 runs an older operating system, but its reliable operation and integrated GPS functions make it a contender. The hw6515 runs on the Cingular network. HP iPAQ hw6515 Reviews | HP iPAQ hw6515 User Opinions
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4. Dell Axim X51v – Dell’s latest — and greatest — Pocket PC not only offers the newest version of Windows Mobile, it also has a VGA screen, a fast processor, lots of storage, two types of wireless networking, and much, much more. Dell Axim X51v Reviews | Dell Axim X51v User Opinions
|6. Palm Tungsten E2 – This handheld’s combination of low-cost and solid features has kept in an important part of Palm’s line-up for nearly a year now, and there aren’t any signs it’s going away soon. Palm Tungsten E2 Reviews | Palm Tungsten E2 User Opinions|
|7. Cingular 8125 – This cellular-wireless handheld offers a larger built-in keyboard than most smartphones and a QVGA screen. It is, obviously, available on Cingular’s network. Cingular 8125 Reviews | Cingular 8125 User Opinions|
|8. Palm LifeDrive – This is one of the very few handhelds on the market with a 4 GB hard drive. The fact that it also sports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.has kept it popular for many months. Palm LifeDrive Reviews | Palm LifeDrive User Opinions|
|9. HP iPAQ h6315 – This GSM/GPRS handheld was one of HP’s first attempts to break into the cellular-wireless market. But is doesn’t stop there, as is also offers Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. It is available from several wireless service providers. HP iPAQ h6315 Reviews | Palm LifeDrive User Opinions|
| ||10. Dell Axim X51 – This is a less expensive version of Dell’s premier Pocket PC. It has only a QVGA screen, but it still sports both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Dell Axim X51 Reviews | Dell Axim X51 User Opinions|
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