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Palm M100

If the word "busy" doesn't begin to describe your life, the Palm m100 handheld can help you simplify things. This affordable handheld keeps track of a...

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Excellent

ProLight, rugged, easy to operate.

ConsSlightly flimsy protective screen cover.

I was given a Palm m100 handheld computer recently and I've seldom put it down since. Not only do I find this device invaluable in my job, keeping me organised, but when it comes to leisure time it pulls it's weight too (connecting to the internet for film reviews/cinema listings and SMS text...

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Super

“I wanna hold your handheld”

published 24/02/2001

Prohandy size, cheap

Conslow memory capacity

>>>>>>>>>>>> Into the Palm of your hand

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Super

“M100, good or bad”

published 09/12/2000

ProEfficient, good price, nice design, reliable, easy...

ConsNot enough memory, screen is a bit small, difficul...

I bought a M100 in September 2000. It's the first PDA I've used, so although I had expectations about it, I've since learned a lot about the good and bad aspects of this device. At first I thought it was absolutely great, and couldn't be faulted, I discovered a number of unexpected benefits, but...

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Excellent

“My handheld friend”

published 28/08/2001

ProSmall, easy to use, very customisable

ConsStylus too light, cover can be too flimsy

I'll be honest, I never thought I'd become so attatched to a gadget (with exception to my mobile phone), but I have. I wasn't really planning on getting a PDA as I was perfectly happy with the glorified Boots calculator I bought in 1995. It had a radio, stored my phone numbers and did pretty much...

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Excellent

“Perfect Handy Device”

published 15/09/2001

Proit simplifies evrything for you, easy to carry, ea...

Consyou need to use battery you can't charge it

This is my fist palm pilot. I decided to buy my palm m100 after seeing my friend's palm m500. But There was no need to buy that expensive one. I checked the models. And the m100 was the most suitable one for me. Palm m100 is a very useful device. It has Date Book, Address Book, To Do List, Memo...

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Excellent

“PAD or PDA - The Palm m100”

published 09/12/2000

ProPrice, compatibility, size, style

ConsMemory not expandable

With the introduction of the Palm m105 - with 8Mb instead of 2Mb in the m100, I recommend the newer model, although if you can pick up the m100 for a song - go for it! Do you really need a PDA when you already have a PAD? The recent introduction on the Palm m100 will have a lot of people...

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Excellent

“Great for first time buyers”

published 13/01/2001

ProCheap, easy to get to grips with, plenty of additi...

ConsMore memory would be nice, stylus is less than bri...

If you've never owned a PDA before, this is an ideal entry-level unit. It lacks some of the power of its bigger Palm cousins (for example, the m100 only has 2MB of on-board memory, as opposed to the 8MB which is standard on the higher models) but for casual users, it's perfectly capable of doing...

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Excellent

“Bargain compared to rest”

published 12/12/2000

ProEase of use, amount of software available, runs ev...

ConsBuild quality only adequate, no expansion slot apa...

I've had my M100 for over a month now and am still only on my 2nd set of alkaline batteries despite quite heavy use of the (superb) backlight. When you think that it has the same (actually newer) OS as the Palm V and can do pretty much everything it does in a slightly larger package for half the...

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Excellent

ProSmall, Neat, Great Value, Same OS/speed as PalmIII...

ConsA little flimsy, 2MB can be limiting

I bought my m100 just before Xmas as a replacement for a dying personal-databank. Staples (in the UK) had them on offer for just £85. I ummed and arghed a bit but finally went for it. Within an hour I had downloaded games and app's from the web ad was starting to see what all the fuss is about...

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Excellent

“Good Start”

published 18/05/2003

ProPrice, Size and Easy to Use

ConsMemory

You would probably be lost as to where to start looking as still after a few years, people are still unsure what a PDA is. Basically it is an electric organiser and the M100, according to me is very basic so a good place to start for first time users. The style may not be the best looking one out...

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Satisfactory

“Salvation or Sacrifice”

published 30/01/2001

ProSmaller....?

ConsCosts more, same facilities and provides less scre...

Having owned a 3com Palm 111 for nearly two years now, i must admit that the Palm M100 was, to me, a slight disapointment. Firstly, the screen is a lot smaller, which some less picky people may consider not important, yet when doing work- especially involving pictures or games- this space is very...

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Good

“Palm M100”

published 04/02/2004

ProIt's small, it's simple, it does it's job

ConsNo ports for external peripherals. You only have 2...

Summary: I am a college student and as any college student can tell you, there are many things to keep track of: classes, schedules, phone numbers, memos, you name it. It's tough to keep track of a lot of things when you're really busy and the Palm is a wonderful solution. I have received the...

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Excellent

“Good for students...”

published 18/09/2000

ProCost, Size

ConsNon-(Palm)Standard Cradle Interface

I already own a Palm V personally and had the opportunity to test drive the m100 at work. This is a neat Palm. Slightly smaller screen and case than the V and in a plastic rather than metal case. The main differences are: Battery: m100 does not have a rechargeable one Connectivity: there is no...

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Super

“A bargain at half the price”

published 25/05/2001

ProCheap, easily upgradeable

ConsLow memory capacity, not very good for Palm games,...

The M100 is an extremely affordable product for just about anybody. It offers a decent operating system (Palm OS 3.5) which is fully supported by an extremely large range of applications, many of which are freely available on the internet. It feels very durable and appears to live up to that...

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Excellent

“Palm V users should weep”

published 21/12/2000

ProSmall, convenient, easy to use.

ConsNot many. Default alarm sound is a bit too quiet.

I bought this product a month ago, mainly because I needed a small, convenient personal organiser to take with me every day. I was not dissapointed when it arrived. Not only does it have a great operating system that is easy to use, but it has great 'Hotsync' software that automatically updates...

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Product Information : Palm M100

Manufacturer's product description

If the word "busy" doesn't begin to describe your life, the Palm m100 handheld can help you simplify things. This affordable handheld keeps track of all of life's little details and gives you the flexibility to add business productivity tools, games and Internet access. Intuitive is the perfect word to describe how easy the m100 is to use. You instinctively know how to get it up and running right out of the box.

Product Details

Product Description: Palm m100 - handheld - Palm OS 3.5

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Palm OS 3.5

Display: Monochrome - 160 x 160

Processor: Motorola MC68EZ328

Processor Clock Speed: 16 MHz

RAM: 2 MB

Battery: AAA type

Battery Run Time: Up to 2 month(s)

Dimensions (WxDxH): 7.9 cm x 1.8 cm x 11.8 cm

Weight: 125 g

Localisation: English, Spanish, French

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: 3C80700IE, 3C80700ES, 3C80700FR, 3C80700U

Product Type: Handheld

Operating System: Palm OS 3.5

Display

Type: Monochrome

Resolution: 160 x 160

Colour Depth: 2-bit (4 grey levels)

Processor

Processor: Motorola MC68EZ328

Processor Clock Speed: 16 MHz

Memory

RAM: 2 MB

ROM: 2 MB - ROM

Input Device

Type: Touch-screen

Software

Preloaded Software: Address Book, Date Book, Clock, To Do List, Memo Pad, Note Pad, Calculator, Games, Security, AvantGo Web Channel Manager, Palm Desktop Software, Chapura Pocket Mirror, HotSync

System Requirements for PC Connection

OS Required: Microsoft Windows 95/98, Apple MacOS 7.5.3 or later, Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0

Min RAM Size: 64 MB

Min Hard Drive Space: 30 MB

Expansion and Connectivity

Interfaces: 1 x serial RS-232 ¦ 1 ¦ 1 x serial RS-232

Battery

Installed Qty (Max Supported): 2 (installed) / 2 (max)

Technology: Alkaline - AAA type

Run Time: Up to 2 month(s)

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Stylus

Cables Included: 1 x serial cable ¦ 1 x serial adapter

Localisation: English, Spanish, French

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 7.9 cm

Depth: 1.8 cm

Height: 11.8 cm

Weight: 125 g

Manufacturer Warranty

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

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