Treo 680 Is/Is Not Coming to T-Mobile USA

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Palm Inc. introduced its latest smartphone, the Treo 680, just a month or so ago. At this point, only a few wireless carriers are offering it, so it’s not surprising that many people are eagerly looking for signs that this device will soon be available from their preferred carrier.

This might be the reason why some have quickly leaped onto a hint that the Treo 680 will be coming to T-Mobile USA in the near future.

Palm’s support site lists the contact information people need if they want help using various Treo models with a wide assortment of wireless carriers. This now includes the phone number Treo 680 users need to get support for using this smartphone on T-Mobile USA’s network.

While this could be taken as evidence that this Palm OS smartphone will soon be available from this carrier, it isn’t definitive.

Also listed on this same page is the phone number Treo 650 owners need to get help using their smartphone on T-Mobile USA’s network. Despite this, this smartphone has never been offered by this carrier.

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However, unlocked versions of both these Treos have been introduced. Either of these could use be used on T-Mobile USA’s cellular-wireless network, and their owners might need to contact this carrier’s support staff to do so.

Read More About the Treo 680

This smartphone greatly resembles previous Treos, but does not need the unpopular external antenna that those models had to have. It is also be thinner that its predecessors.

The 680 runs Palm OS Garnet, and includes 64 MB of user-available storage.

It is a GSM quad-band smartphone with support for GPRS and EDGE. It also includes Bluetooth.

Naturally, this Treo includes a suite of PIM applications — Address Book, Calendar, To-Do list. It is also bundled with a suite of applications that will allow users to view and edit Microsoft Office documents.

An SD slot for additional storage and a 0.3 megapixel camera are also part of this model.

For more information about the Palm Treo 680 and for availability and prices in different regions, visit www.palm.com/Treo680

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