(Closed) Anybody have a Palm Pre?

posted 8 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

My sister has one and I’m obsessed with it! I want one so badly! They are pretty awesome – I can’t necessarily say if they’re better or worse than the iPhone ’cause I’ve never had either, but I think the Pre is very cool and has most of the same features as the iPhone.

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: November 2009

The Pre is an awesome phone, my neighbor just bought one.  I like that it has full-time streaming internet, and that you can run multiple applications all at one time.  The downside is that he got told by the sprint people that, they have had a few returned because the screen became unresponsive.  So, I think that they are still working the bugs out on that.  Also, currently there are only around 15 apps to download on the release day for the Pre.  Compared to the hundreds of apps for the iphone.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

Hehe, it’s a pretty cool phone in its capabilities; however, if you are used to the iPhone or iPod touch, I have to say it ‘feels’ more cheaply made in your hand and Sprint…welll..eh.

Plus, Palm Pre girl is creepy…

http://industry.bnet.com/advertising/10003222/everybody-hates-palm-pres-creepy-ads-by-modernista/

 

But I think it makes it more memorable…wow, I am pretty bi-polar in my emotions about this phone.

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

i have a palm pre and i absolutely love it! i had a centro before and was eligible for an upgrade a few weeks before the pre released so i got one the day they were launched. zero complaints here!

Post # 9
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Blushing bee

I love my Pre! Got mine in the beginning of July… SO glad I upgraded. I’ve been with Sprint for ages, but started toying with the idea of an iPhone. However, once I compared the package pricing? No way. Sorry… I just couldn’t bring myself to switch to AT&T. But with the arrival of the Pre, I don’t need to.

Granted, the iPhone does have a lot more apps… it’s been around longer, Pre is still building their app store. But really, a lot of the iPhone apps are just toys. Cool and fun… but I want my phone for talking, text, email, web browsing, navigation… Pre fits the bill. With all the fun options like music, pictures, and messaging, etc.

Oh! And I’m a big fan of the keyboard. A lot easier for text and email. The only thing I didn’t like was not being able to crook it comfortably on my shoulder, which I could do with my previous flip phone. Oh well, not like I could do that with an iPhone, either. It works fine with a hands free.

If you want to stay with Sprint, but are looking for a ‘smart phone’… I think you’d love the Pre!

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