Palm Pixi (Sprint) comparison

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Palm Pixi (Sprint)

Palm Pixi (Sprint)
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Palm Pixi Plus (Verizon Wireless)

Palm Pixi Plus (Verizon Wireless)
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Palm Pre (Sprint)

Palm Pre (Sprint)
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LG Enlighten (Verizon Wireless)

LG Enlighten (Verizon Wireless)
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Price $75 at 1 store $48 to $59 at 2 stores $54 at 1 store $75 to $159 at 2 stores $4 at 1 store
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
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Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 55 reviews 3.0 stars out of 34 reviews 3.0 stars out of 491 reviews 2.5 stars out of 5 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date November 15, 2009 January 25, 2010 June 06, 2009 September 21, 2011 July 11, 2011
The Bottom Line While not as powerful as the Pre, the Palm Pixi offers first-time smartphone buyers a decent set of features in a sleek little package. However, to be really competitive, we think it needs to come down in price just a touch. While not a major overhaul, the Palm Pixi Plus adds built-in Wi-Fi and gives customers making the jump from a feature phone to a smartphone even more functionality without breaking the bank. Despite some missing features and performance issues that make it less than ideal for on-the-go professionals, the Palm Pre offers gadget lovers and consumers well-integrated features and unparalleled multitasking capabilities. The hardware could be better, but more importantly, Palm has developed a solid OS that not only rivals the competition but also sets a new standard in the way smartphones handle tasks and manage information. The LG Enlighten is a great beginner smartphone for Verizon Wireless customers who want a physical keyboard.

Basic specs

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Specific absorption rate (SAR) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 0.42 W/Kg
Info unavailable
Cellular technology CDMA2000 1X
CDMA2000 1X
CDMA2000 1X
CDMA
WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Weight 3.5 oz
3.3 oz
4.8 oz
5.54 oz
4.3 oz
Talk time Info unavailable Up to 312 min
Info unavailable Up to 360 min
Info unavailable
Wireless Interface Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
IEEE 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 2.1
Service Provider Sprint Nextel
Verizon Wireless
Sprint Nextel
Verizon Wireless
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Band / mode Info unavailable CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
CDMA 800/1900 (Dual Band)
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quadband) / 3G 900/1700/2100 (Tri-band)
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