Palm and Telcel Launch Palm Treo 680 Smartphone in Mexico

Palm and Telcel have announced the availability of the Palm Treo 680 smartphone in Mexico. The Treo 680 GSM/GPRS/EDGE quad-band world phone, running on the Palm OS, boasts Palm's hallmark ease of use. Slim, compact, and packed with features beyond its stellar phone capability - such as email, web browsing, messaging, multimedia, calendar, contacts and more - the Treo 680 will keep any user productive. With the introduction of the Treo 680 smartphone, Palm is targeting new users in the rapidly growing smartphone and feature-phone markets. Telcel's clients will be able to better balance their personal and business lives, as the all-in-one Treo 680 smartphone seamlessly combines a compact, full-featured mobile phone with so much more, all at a competitive price. Users can do even more with their phone, from editing documents to organizing photos and music.

The Palm Treo 680 smartphone is easy to use and affordable 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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