An HP handset that is likely to be the Palm Pre 3 has just passed through the FCC, sporting AT&T 3G capabilities and, more interestingly, reportedly running webOS 2.3 — a version of the operating system that we’ve never heard of. It’s important to note here that there’s no direct evidence of this being the Pre 3, but with the Veer 4G having already gotten FCC approval for the same bands — and no other known HP/Palm handsets on the horizon — the QWERTY slider described in the application would seem to have only one likely identity. Speaking of [...]
Earlier today we got a chance to check out a mysterious new HP Palm smartphone, a keyboardless slate that’s supposedly the HP Stingray. Fresh from the same source who provided that intriguing pic comes something new for the Pre 3, a shot of the phone running on Verizon’s network.
Unlike the Stingray, we know for sure that the Pre 3 – previously identified as the Mantaray – is definitely on its way to market. HP has gone official with the Pre 3’s specs, including a 1.4GHz processor that should set a high-water mark for webOS smartphone performance. [...]