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Palm Zire 72

Capture life's moments with a 1.2 megapixel camera built right in to the Zire 72 handheld. Shoot photos and video clips, 1 then download them to your ...

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Super

“Good and Handy”

published 25/02/2005

ProGood Features and easy to use

ConsNo cradle....and camera lense is exposed.

I had received this as a gift attending a webinar on vertex. Its 11.7 x 7.5 x 1.7cm and weighs around 136g (4.8oz). Price ***** The average price is around 299 USD. I think this is worth the price. Features ********** As soon as you switch on the PDA you can see these options. Quick Toor...

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Excellent

ProSmall, light, very well featured

ConsBlue paint around the edge rubs off

Well, probably not a miracle to the “young’uns” bought up with todays technology but to someone who started his technical career dismantling reel-to-reel tape decks and televisions packed full of valves this little PDA truly is miraculous. It has a full colour extremely bright touch sensitive...

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Super

“Boy what an upgrade”

published 06/12/2004

ProLight, Great screen definition

ConsPaint rubs off and looks tatty

The Zire 72 was the first PDA to use Intel's new PXA270 processor at 312 MHz. which outperforms the intel ARM family processors running at 400 MHz due to its significantly enhanced multimedia processing capabilities. As multimedia tasks like gaming and processing images are the most processor...

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Excellent

ProCheap, Fast, Not a windows wannabe, digital camera...

Consnot that many programs available

The Palm Zire 72, the powerful PDA for those on a budget. I use it all the time in school for keeping an eye on timetables, meetings, clubs and homeworks set. It has a simple menu system and fantastic hand writing recognition. It does truely put Pocket PC systems to shame. I borrowed an Ipaq...

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Super

Prolooks good - colour screen - great features - mp3,...

Consbattery life, no headphones

This PDA is one of the first of a new generation of cool and useful PDA's. I bought this because I use a diary every day at work - needed a camera, and needed a new mp3 player as mine had broken. Here are the main features: (and you will be amazed how often you use them!) * Palm OS sofware *...

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Excellent

“An excellent pocket friend!”

published 17/03/2006

ProStylish design, clear screen, receptive pen input

Consnone

When I wanted to get a PDA, I went to a computer store where there where several models on display to try them out and the Zire 72 was the one I kept coming back to. This gadget has and does so much, I consider it a really good investment. The camera is great, video recording is good enough to...

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Super

“Zire 72”

published 15/08/2006

ProDoes just about everything

ConsThe blue paint comes of really easy, making it loo...

I've had this pda for abotu a year and it is really good. It has just about everything rolled into one. It has an easy to use camera which can take pics really big, it has an mp3 and video player, you can take pictures or videos, you can record memo's have a doodle on the drawing pad, upload...

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Excellent

“Excellent Value”

published 04/08/2005

ProCamera/Camcorder, Bright Screen, Bluetooth, Respon...

ConsBattery Life, Slow MP3 Transfer, Low Internal Memo...

A great all-rounder, perfect for business or leisure use. Business: Ships with 'documents to go' - a great package that syncs nicely with microsoft office. Large hi-res screen displays data clearly, and is great for viewing websites. Very easy to sync with computer, masty copies of data stored on...

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Excellent

“ITS A MINI PC!!!!!!!!!!!”

published 23/10/2005

ProSmall, light, BLUE!!!

Consslow bluetooth transfer, (Maybe thats why you have...

This is my first PDA, which i bought on my trip to New York. I can say that it is one fantastic device. It can perform all the tasks that my laptop can do and im one of those people who trys out all sorts of softwares. Having a built in 1.2digital camear and the ability to send via bluetooth...

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Good

“PC-Pocket it makes sence!!”

published 24/09/2005

ProSmall, Light and Stable

ConsIt has a OS

Zire 72 is an excellent device with minor problems. For the price its a bargain and will ensure Palm's market share stays high. Pro's, 1. Its a Palm, with a stable version of Palm OS. 2. Looks good and feels solid in hand. 3. Superb screen and extremely clear. 4. mp3 playback is very good. 5...

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Product Information : Palm Zire 72

Manufacturer's product description

Capture life's moments with a 1.2 megapixel camera built right in to the Zire 72 handheld. Shoot photos and video clips, 1 then download them to your computer to share with family and friends. Create photo albums on your handheld, attach photos to contact information, display a favorite photo in the background, and more. Carry your tunes with you and listen to them using the built-in speakers or a pair of stereo headphones. Play MP3s while you're scheduling appointments, adding contacts, or just enjoying a spare moment. Manage photos and videos just as easily as schedules or contacts. Stay ahead of your day with the Agenda View, and track your schedule easily by color-coding your events. Keep your business tools close at hand. Create and edit Word and Excel compatible documents and read Adobe Acrobat files right on your handheld. Synchronize with Outlook email, calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes right out of the box. Get connected with built-in Bluetooth technology. Use a compatible Bluetooth-enabled phone as your modem to send and receive email and connect to the web. Or share files, photos and more with nearby Bluetooth devices like computers, printers and other handhelds. Record your thoughts with the Voice Memo application and microphone. Then synchronize them to your desktop computer - even email them to colleagues and friends.

Product Details

Product Description: Palm Zire 72 - handheld - Palm OS 5.2.8, Palm Zire 72 - Silver Edition - handheld - Palm OS 5.2.8, Palm Zire 72 - Special Edition - handheld - Palm OS 5.2.8

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Palm OS 5.2.8

Display: Colour TFT - 320 x 320

Processor: Intel, Intel XScale PXA270

Processor Clock Speed: 312 MHz

RAM: 32 MB

Supported Flash Memory Cards: SD Memory Card, SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard

Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth

Camera: 1.2 Megapixel rear

Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.5 cm x 1.7 cm x 11.6 cm, 7.5 cm x 1.7 cm x 11.7 cm

Weight: 136 g

Location: GPS

Localisation: United Kingdom, United States, France

Colour: Silver

General

MPN: P80722ML3, P80722ML3-GPS-UK, P80722US/8310, P80722ML3-GPS-FR, P80722ML-BP-GPS, P80722US, P80722ML3-SE, P80722US-SE

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Palm OS 5.2.8

Display

Type: Colour TFT ( transflective )

Resolution: 320 x 320

Colour Depth: 16-bit (64k colours)

Processor

Processor: Intel, Intel XScale PXA270

Processor Clock Speed: 312 MHz

Memory

RAM: 32 MB - SDRAM

ROM: 16 MB - ROM, 8 MB - ROM, ROM

Supported Flash Memory Cards: SD Memory Card, SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard

Compatibility: SDIO

Communications

Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth

Camera

Rear-facing Camera: 1.2 Megapixel

Effective Sensor Resolution: 1280 x 960

Still Image Resolutions: 1280 x 960

Video Resolutions: 320 x 240

Multimedia

Audio: Microphone , speaker

Supported Digital Audio Formats: MP3

Input Device

Type: Touch-screen, 5-way navigation button

Software

Preloaded Software: Note Pad, Calculator, Palm Reader, powerOne Calculator, Expense, Security, Calendar, Contacts, Solitaire, Tasks, World clock, Messages, Memos, RealOne Player, Palm Desktop Software 4.1, RealOne Mobile Player, Voice Memo, Bluetooth Manager, DataViz Documents To Go 6.0, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Camera, Dialer, Media, palmOne Web Pro 3.5

System Requirements for PC Connection

OS Required: Apple MacOS 9.2.2, Apple MacOS X 10.2, Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, Apple MacOS X 10.3

System Requirements Details: Windows 98/2000/ME/XP - HDD 60 MB ¦ MacOS X 10.2 - HDD 25 MB ¦ MacOS X 10.3 - HDD 25 MB

Expansion and Connectivity

Expansion Slots: 1 x SD Memory Card

Interfaces: 1 x headphones ¦ 1 x USB

Battery

Technology: Lithium polymer

Capacity: 950 mAh

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Carrying case, stylus

Cables Included: 1 x USB cable

Localisation: United Kingdom, United States, France

Colour: Silver

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 7.5 cm

Depth: 1.7 cm

Height: 11.6 cm, 11.7 cm

Weight: 136 g

Location

Receiver: GPS

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