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Palm M500

Looking for a handheld that grows along with your needs? The Palm m500 Handheld is designed with an expansion slot that allows you to easily add memor...

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Excellent

ProUSB sync, expansion capability, improved OS

ConsPrice

Palm's new m500 is the successor to the Vx. It looks virtually the same, although the shape is now slightly more rounded and the colour somewhat darker. So what are the new features? To list them briefly: USB synchronisation, faster processor, new operating system, and (at last) memory expansion...

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Super

ProStores everything you will need.

ConsComplications in writing.

WHY I HAVE ONE I am not a business owner, nor am I a hectic mother, nor an entrepreneur; however I have a palm handheld. Admittedly I did not buy this myself; it was given to me from my L.E.A. as part of my learning recourses package, to help me get through university with Dyslexia. And it has...

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Super

ProStylish, light and functional

ConsNo colour screen

I've had the m500 for about two years now and it has never let me down. It's a good solid PDA work horse. The software that's preinstalled, although basic does "exactly what it says on the tin". The calendar / appointment function displays are clear and appointments can be set to repeat daily...

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Excellent

“Splendid little PDA”

published 13/03/2003

ProSmall, Easy to use, Light

ConsNo colour screen, no real sound

This has got to be the best PDA for the price. I managed to pick up one in a sale for about £100. Now I know it doesnt have a colour screen and the sound is, well, awful but lets face it. We dont usually use a PDA for the kind of things that need sound and fast video. This PDA lets you sync your...

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published 08/03/2012

I would like to find free games for my palm m500 if anyone knows where to get them ,I would like to THANK YOU Please use a maximum of 450 characters.
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Product Information : Palm M500

Manufacturer's product description

Looking for a handheld that grows along with your needs? The Palm m500 Handheld is designed with an expansion slot that allows you to easily add memory, back up data, and take advantage of a variety of applications without sacrificing memory space. You can also use the Palm Universal Connector to add a portable keyboard, camera, or wireless modem to your handheld. Based on the award-winning Palm V handheld, the Palm m500 handheld features a sleek design and small size. For something so compact, it's loaded with powerful features, including mobile connectivity software that lets you access the Internet and sends e-mail through your modem or data-enabled cell phone. Bundled productivity and business software help you simplify your life. And you can view all your information on a high-contrast display screen using desktop software.

Product Details

Product Description: Palm m500 - handheld - Palm OS 4.0

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Palm OS 4.0

Display: Monochrome - 160 x 160

Processor: Motorola MC68VZ328

Processor Clock Speed: 33 MHz

RAM: 8 MB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: SD Memory Card

Battery Run Time: Up to 1 month(s)

Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.9 cm x 1 cm x 11.4 cm

Weight: 113 g

Localisation: English / United Kingdom, English, German, English / Europe, French, French / Canada, English / United States

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: P80800UK, P80802IE, P80800DE, P80800EURO, P80800FR, 3C80800FR, 3C80800U, P80800ROW

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Palm OS 4.0

Display

Type: Monochrome

Resolution: 160 x 160

Colour Depth: 4-bit (16 grey levels)

Processor

Processor: Motorola MC68VZ328

Processor Clock Speed: 33 MHz

Memory

RAM: 8 MB

ROM: 4 MB - Flash

Supported Flash Memory Cards: SD Memory Card

Input Device

Type: Touch-screen

Software

Preloaded Software: Address Book, Date Book, Clock, To Do List, Memo Pad, Note Pad, Mail, Calculator, DataViz Documents To Go 3.0, MGI PhotoSuite Mobile Edition, AvantGo, Pocket Mirror 3.0, Palm Reader, MultiMail SE, powerOne Calculator, Palm Mobile Connectivity Software, Palm Desktop Software

System Requirements for PC Connection

OS Required: Microsoft Windows 98, Apple MacOS 8.5.1 or later, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

Min Hard Drive Space: 30 MB

Expansion and Connectivity

Expansion Slots: 1 x SD Memory Card

Interfaces: 1 ¦ 1

Connectivity Devices: Docking cradle

Battery

Technology: Lithium polymer

Run Time: Up to 1 month(s)

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Power adapter , stylus

Localisation: English / United Kingdom, English, German, English / Europe, French, French / Canada, English / United States

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 7.9 cm

Depth: 1 cm

Height: 11.4 cm

Weight: 113 g

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - carry-in

Power

Voltage Required: AC 120 V ( 60 Hz )

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