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Palm Treo 700p Reviews

chumkey

Satisfied customer

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Pros: easy to use

I upgraded to a Treo because I was due for something new, and because this Treo syncs with goodlink allowing me to access my work email. I really like having this phone. I was worried that it would be too bulky to carry around, but the size hasn't been a problem at all. I would probably prefer a newer model without the antenna, but they weren't available when I got this phone. That being said, the physical design of the phone is pretty nice. There are multiple buttons on the front and side of the phone for one-touch access to whatever applications you choose. There is also a keyguard which doesn't require you jumping through hoops to deactivate - just one button to...
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dordal

Good... but getting long in the tooth

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Pros: Palm OS, can do just about anything

Cons: Palm OS, unstable, bulky

I've used the Treo 700p for about two years now, and while it is a good, solid phone, but today's standards (2008), it is pretty outdated and slow. It uses the Palm OS, which is known for its simplicity and ease of use, and it lives up to its name on that front. There is a huge base of software out there that you can install, which means you can make this phone do just about anything you want. However, Palm hasn't updated their OS in nearly two years, and so it doesn't support many modern functions, including the ability to multi-task well. The Treo 700p is also prone to crashing; Palm has (reportedly) fixed some of these issues in later versions of the Treo line...
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