Back in February, HP announced the HP Veer smartphone along with the HP Pre 3 and HP TouchPad. HP Veer comes with a touchscreen display as well as a slide-out QWERTY display, similar to the BlackBerry Torch. It is the smallest WebOS smartphone. Recently, the white version of the HP Veer have been surfaced online. This handset is expected to be available on the airwaves of AT&T in the US.
The white version of HP Veer might come with 4G connectivity. This handset is not announced yet, but it is expected to be announced in May. Check out the complete specs of HP Veer below.
HP Veer features a 2.57 inch touchscreen display with 320 x 400 pixels resolution, 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor, WebOS, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with Geotagging and Video Recording, Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR and A2DP, 3.5mm headset jack, 8 GB internal memory, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, GPS, Wi-Fi and a 910 mAh battery.
The white version of HP Veer might be announced next week or sometime in May. The original HP Veer will be available on the airwaves of O2 in Germany, starting from June.
Along with the HP Veer, the company also announced the successor to the Pre 2 the Pre 3. The Pre 3 features a 3.6-inch touch screen with a resolution of 800×480 (WVGA). The handset will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor running at a whopping 1.4GHz.
The phone will also have a Gesture’ area. The handset will also have the largest QWERTY keyboard found ever found in a HP/Palm phone.
Like the HP Veer, the Pre 3 will sport 512MB of RAM. The back of the handset will sport a 5MP camera with AF (Auto-Focus) and an LED flash. The handset will be capable of recording videos in full HD (1080p) resolution. The front of the handset will also sport a camera for all your video calling needs.
The usual Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Compass and a 3.5mm audio jack are also present. The HP Veer and the Pre 3 will also be supported by a new accessory from HP the Touchstone.
The handset will be available in two variants of HSPA+ and EVDO Rev. A World Phone so as to cater to the needs of users on different types of networks. The handset will be available in capacities of 8GB or 16GB. Sadly, the handset will be available to consumers only in summer of this year.
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HP just announced a mini or nano version of the Palm Pre 2 at their on-going event in San Francisco. The HP Veer is powered by the Snapdragon MSM7230 processor, the same processor which powers the HTC Desire Z, and runs at 800MHz.
The Veer packs in the same amount of RAM as the Pre 2 i.e. 512MB. Like the Pre and the Pre 2, the Veer also sports a QWERTY keyboard.
The phone also features Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 and 8GB of on-board memory. The usual 3.5mm audio jack, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer are also present. The handset will also support Mobile Hotspot and will be running the latest version of webOS i.e. v2.1.
The handset will also support the Touchstone dock and will feature tight integration with the TouchPad tablet from HP. The Veer will also support HSPA+ and will be available in early spring. Sadly, HP did not mention anything about the price of the device.