If you’ve been waiting to hear about when the much-anticipated HP Palm Pre 3 smartphone would be arriving in the UK, then I’m pleased to say that we have just the news you have been waiting for. UK retailer Play.com has recently revealed a UK price and release date for the upcoming handset.
According to an article over at slashgear.com by Shane McGlaun, the Palm Pre 3 is available to pre-order now, with shipping down as July 8th. The SIM-free, unlocked price of the Pre 3 smartphone — which runs WebOS 2.2 and is powered by a 1.4GHz Scorpion CPU with a Qualcomm MSM8655 chipset — is £349.99.
The Palm Pre 3, which weighs 156g and measures 111 x 64 16mm, comes with some pretty decent specifications including a 3.58-inch TFT capacitive touch screen with a 480 x 800 resolution, 16GB of internal storage, 512MB of RAM and a landscape slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
The handset has Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) connectivity, and will work on 3G networks. Other features include a 5MP rear camera, active noise cancellation with the built-in microphone, a digital compass, Assisted GPS and support for both MP3 and MP4 files.
You can pre-order the HP Palm Pre 3 smartphone via the Play.com website. Will you be buying the Palm Pre 3?