Palm Treo 700w

6.3/10 AVG.
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6.3/10
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The Palm Treo 700w currently has an Informr score of 6.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 138 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Windows Mobile
Processor
312 MHz
Screen Size
No
Camera
1+ MP



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Palm released the Treo 700w on September 3, 2006.


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Palm backs up the Treo 700w with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
No

The Palm Treo 700w's screen size is Unknown with 240 x 240 pixels resolution.

Processor
312 MHz

There is a Intel XScale 312 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Windows Mobile 5.1 AKU2 operating system (OS).

Camera
1+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 1+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
128 MB

Internal memory is 128 MB. An external, SD (up to 4 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Palm's performance ratings are 12.5 days standby time.

Treo 700w Specs

Overview
Release date September 3, 2006
Regions available No
Networks
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO
SIM card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Windows Mobile 5.1 AKU2

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Processor Intel XScale 312 MHz
Internal Flash Memory 128 MB
RAM 32 MB
ROM No
Digital compass No
Flightmode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.13 W/kg
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Software CD, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 12.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Colors Silver/Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.2 x 5.8 x 2.3 cm (4.4 x 2.3 x 0.9 in)
Weight 181 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Stub
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution 240 x 240 pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size No
3D No
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry -
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info SD (up to 4 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
1+ megapixels
Dual lens
No
Zoom
2x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats WMA
Radio -
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats No
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps
Included Software / Apps Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
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Amazon

Palm Treo 700w

from Amazon
I generally love this phone. However there are some issues that you need to be aware of. If you plan on using a Bluetooth(BT) headset or other device to make phone calls, this is not the phone for you. Using multiple different manufactures of BT headsets this phone will hang up on the headset and turn...More
I generally love this phone. However there are some issues that you need to be aware of. If you plan on using a Bluetooth(BT) headset or other device to make phone calls, this is not the phone for you. Using multiple different manufactures of BT headsets this phone will hang up on the headset and turn its own BT off! This is a major problem when you are trying to drive! The software will also lock up once every few weeks, and once the reminder alarm did not go off, until I did a hard reset of the phone. Then the reminder alarm went off! Less
Amazon

Excellent Value

from Amazon
After reading several reviews on Amazon concerning the Palm Treo 700w, I felt a need to put positive light on this really useful device. I'm not a power user and only just recently upgraded from a normal cell phone to a smartphone, and before that, never owned even a PDA, I could never find a justifiab...More
After reading several reviews on Amazon concerning the Palm Treo 700w, I felt a need to put positive light on this really useful device. I'm not a power user and only just recently upgraded from a normal cell phone to a smartphone, and before that, never owned even a PDA, I could never find a justifiable cause to have a PDA till my old LG began to give me trouble and a smartphone was recommended to me by friends and family. After browsing Verizon stores and not being able to find anything I really liked, I hopped online and stumbled across my Palm Treo 700w on eBay for about $100 used. Not bad and something within my tight budget. That little discovery has rocked my world in a very positive way. For starters, I'm a student and small business owner, so, money is very tight when it comes to anything that's personal, but what was a deal maker for me was the phone having pocket versions of Excel and Word. These are great and for a student who does spend a lot of time on the fly, this is a great solution. It helps to not have to pull out my laptop to work on school or work related documents. Sure a thumb keyboard takes some adjusting to get used to, and it takes time to write out much, but Pocket Word is wonderful for notes and even just getting a start on the multiple essays I write for work. Notes are also a great function as well and I love it for having to jot down quick notes in a hurry and not have to dig in the monster of a backpack I have, for pen and paper. I understand these functions are all on MS Mobile OS, however that was what set the deal for me, considering this allows me to use my laptop and phone in combination with one another. I'd considered Palm 700p, however it was the lack of the above listed functions that made me go for the 700w. I admit I do not have much need for push email, although text messaging is a dream on the 700w, its nice to be able to use one hand and be in a familiar set up over trying to type with a numeric keypad. Before I didn't send text messages often do to difficulty with this, however, I've used messaging more now that this phone has come into my life which is alot of the time easier than calling every time I need to tell someone I'm going somewhere or coming home. Calander and contacts are nice, I enjoy being able to set my photos to contacts on my list and calander I'm still getting used to, I'm still transitioning out of pen and paper. Still, I have had no problems with having to do hard resets, I don't quite get where all of that's coming from, then again I power the phone down often out of necessity for classes and meetings and don't leave it running all the time so that could be my saving grace as well. Phone quality is excellent, even considering this phone was a year old at the time of its purchase and seeing some use. I live in a mountanious region and often cell signals and strength are tricky business. I can't help but say I love being able to make a call from my kitchen table whereas before, I'd have to go to the porch at least to get any kind of signal. Sure its big and a bit bulky, but I have a wired in Planatronics headset I use anyways, so its size and bluetooth are irrelevant to me considering I find it safer to drive with a headset on anyway, for starters when people see the head piece and the wire, they do know you are on the phone, and second, you can focus on the road. Only qualms I really have and they may be due to me buying it used off eBay could be with battery life, true I charge it on a nightly basis out of habit, so its not a major issue and not enough to make me mark it down for it, however after a day of heavy use (mostly calls) I do find myself with a low battery and a need to try and make it to the car or home charger asap. But overall, I rate this phone for five stars for the convenience it provides, I love having Windows Mobile on it for the functions it brings with it, and overall reliability it offers. I've had no trouble out of this phone and I would not hesitate to recommend it to a friend. Sure its no iPhone, but hey, no complaints here, it simply works for what I need it to do. If you are out there for the latest gadget that does all and are willing to pay the price, then by all means go for it, however if you want older tried and true hardware, then give the Palm Treo a fair chance to work for you. Less
Amazon

Bluetooth Sucks on all Treos!

from Amazon
I've had this thing for 2 years now, and a company full of coworkers that have them as well. Their experiences are similar to mine. PROs: --Love the form factor --Keyboard immediately accesible, no folding/sliding parts to break. CONs: --They stunted this phone by putting very little memory in it...More
I've had this thing for 2 years now, and a company full of coworkers that have them as well. Their experiences are similar to mine. PROs: --Love the form factor --Keyboard immediately accesible, no folding/sliding parts to break. CONs: --They stunted this phone by putting very little memory in it. It will hang the phone if you try to use too many applications (like 2 or 3!) --Its big, as a result I have a second personal phone that fits in my pocket when I'm not working. Expensive inconvenience. --Worst of all, Bluetooth sucks big time. It disconnects for no reason, and often just before I'm about to make or take a call. Out of the blue I'll hear my headset go 'DOO doo' meaning the link went down. Trying to get it to link back up is a major chore, especially while driving.. Bluetooth headsets are supposed to make driving SAFER.. not here. Anyway I've tried numerous headsets; Plantronics 510, Plantronics 665, Moto HS-something, and a generic, they all stink to various degrees with this Treo. The 510 is the most dependable (works 60% of the time and has good call quality). The 665 stays connected more frequently, but this high-end headset sounds like crap on the Treo. The Moto HS-something was pretty bad connectivity-wise, and the generic headset didn't like the phone either. ALL of these headsets STAY CONNECTED when used with my personal phone, a Motorola SLVR 7. The sound quality ranges from acceptable to excellent for all my headsets on the other phone.. they only suck when used with the TREO. So both connectivity and sound quality can suffer with the Treo. Note: Once I discovered an online community of fellow Treo-Bluetooth sufferers, I searched endlessly for hacks or updates to this problem. when Palm released an update last year that was supposed to help BT it made only the tiniest improvement. I still hate BT on this thing. I'm upset with Palm for not fixing this problem on such an expensive phone.. rather ALL of their phones, as all Palm models reportedly have this problem. That aside, it does work with my corporate email and I can actually make telephone calls with it, which is why I've managed to keep this thing for 2 years. I'm glad the 2 yr contract is over so I can replace it.. Less

Not Impressed

Bought one, loved it until the mic started failing. Calls would go through but the person on the other end would not here me. It was to the point of a 50:50 shot. I brought it in for warantee (since it was less than a month old) and my replacement had the same issues within 3 days. I like it but wh...More
Bought one, loved it until the mic started failing. Calls would go through but the person on the other end would not here me. It was to the point of a 50:50 shot. I brought it in for warantee (since it was less than a month old) and my replacement had the same issues within 3 days. I like it but when it takes 3 shots to get through, it is wating my time and my minutes. I am still waiting for the replacement for the replacement. Hopefully 3 times is the charm. Less
Phonedog

TREO 700w

from Phonedog
Pro: It has good features Con: The programs are primitive Using experience: 2 months It needs many hours and money to make it useful
Amazon

Palm 700w worst phone ever

from Amazon
I think you would be better off with the 700p this phone is terrible. The only feature I have found to work it the sych to outlook. Other than that not much. Look for another phone.
Amazon

Does NOT WORK with Vista 64bit

from Amazon
I have a Treo 650. I just bought a new laptop that came with Vista 64bit. Little did I know that NO PalmOne product is compatible with Vista 64bit and they (by the words of one of their customer reps today)are not working on a fix. Now I'm going to have to buy a new phone if I want to be able to syn...More
I have a Treo 650. I just bought a new laptop that came with Vista 64bit. Little did I know that NO PalmOne product is compatible with Vista 64bit and they (by the words of one of their customer reps today)are not working on a fix. Now I'm going to have to buy a new phone if I want to be able to sync. More and more new systems are shipping with Vista 64bit and many people are caught unaware of this fact. Please know if you buy this phone, it will not work with Vista 64bit as of the date of this review. Less
eBay

Great Phone

from eBay
Love the phone and it was in my hands in no time at all. I would definetly buy from this sellar again.
eBay

Palm Treo700w +++

from eBay
I decided to buy this phone because treo's are smartphones but easily understood. I love the touch screen and its updates. This Phone Is Truly AMAZING
eBay

Great Phone Windows is Rough

from eBay
I love the phone, and the usability and utility of the phone. THe layout is great, and the operating system is realy easy to use, and syncs with Outlook. The only problems I have had are from the Windows System locking up, dropping calls. This is an inconvenience, but worth having to restart it from time to time.
I love the phone, and the usability and utility of the phone. THe layout is great, and the operating system is realy easy to use, and syncs with Outlook. The only problems I have had are from the Windows System locking up, dropping calls. This is an inconvenience, but worth having to restart it from time to time. Less

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