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Palm and Orange Launch Treo 680 Smartphone in Switzerland

Palm and Orange have announced that the Palm Treo 680 smartphone, running on the Palm OS platform, launches in Switzerland. The Treo 680 smartphone is suited for the professional consumer who wants a more advanced phone experience on a single device, including access to email, web browsing, messaging and a range of features that are easy to use. The Palm Treo 680 smartphone is easy to use because of the multiple innovations it encompasses, including the following:
- A new internal antenna enables a sleeker design;
- An improved phone application on the Treo 680 allows users to dial faster;
- The ability to ignore calls with a quick text message lets users tell a caller "I'm in a meeting" or "Can't talk now";
- The large, bright color screen is perfect for viewing email, documents or spreadsheets via DataViz Documents To Go, and even photos and movies;
- The highly regarded built-in QWERTY keyboard has improved buttons, making it even easier to type emails or SMS messages;
- The messaging application displays text-messaging conversations as "threaded chats, " similar to IM, so users can see their entire conversation with a particular person;
- The Treo 680 also can be used as an MP3 player and has an integrated digital camera with video-capture support and video player, with simpler organization for photos and photo slideshows.



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