Palm to Roll Out Treo 700w Soon, and Three More Treos in 2006

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Palm blew the doors off the barn with a fantastic financial quarter. On their conference call Palm has confirmed the Treo 700w is on time, which means it will likely be launched at the Bill Gates keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show on January 4th. Further, Palm confirmed prior rumors about future Treos. There are three releases scheduled for 2006 including a model designed for international markets.

Palm confirms three new Treos for 2006
Slide detailing new releases and Treo sales

Other notes of interest:

  • Treo sales are eliminating seasonality of Palm’s business
  • The Treo platform is going to continue accounting for a larger share of Palm’s revenue
  • International markets hold the greatest growth potential
  • One of the new Treo models will be designed for the International market and may not see a US release
  • Palm will continue to leverage both operating systems
  • Demand for the Treo 700w is extremely strong
  • Pricing of the 700w will be comparable to or at a slight premium to other high-end Smartphones on the market
  • The Treo 650 continues to sell well and will remain in the market for the foreseeable future
  • RIM’s legal troubles have not impacted growth of the Treo in any material way




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