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Palm M500 Handheld Organiser

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* SD card expansion slot
* USB Universal connector
* Better case buttons
* Mobile Internet Kit software
* Vibrating alarm


* Not many software improvements in Palm OS 4.0


* Inexpensive, full-featured color PDA
* 58,621-color display looks great
* Loaded with software extras
* Rechargeable battery


* Stylus doesn't register, at times, around the edges

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Palm M500 Product Features

* Built-in 8 MB memory stores thousands of contacts, appointments, to-do items, and notes
* New, advanced monochrome LCD screen makes it easier to see in dim light and in bright sunlight
* New Secure Digital Card/MultiMediaCard expansion slot for additional memory and functionality such as a dictionary/thesaurus, games, and more
* Native USB cradle allows faster HotSync operations
* Windows and Macintosh compatible--includes desktop software for both platforms

M100 | M125 | M130 | M500 | M505 | M515

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Palm M500 Technical Details

# Standard memory: 8 MB with flash upgradability
# Maximum memory: 72 MB (with optional 64 MB expansion memory card)
# Expansion slot: Compatible with Secure Digital Cards and MultiMediaCards (MMCs)
# Display type: Advanced LCD screen technology for wide-angle, low-light, and bright-light viewing
# Display colors: Grayscale
# Display size: 160 x 160 pixels
# Display backlight: Yes
# Processor: 33 MHz Motorola Dragonball VZ processor
# Operating system: Palm OS 4.0
# PC compatible: Yes
# Mac compatible: Yes
# PC system requirements: Windows 98, 2000, or Me; USB port; 30 MB hard disk space; CD-ROM drive
# Mac system requirements: Apple Macintosh OS 8.5.1 and above, available USB port, 30 MB hard disk space, CD-ROM drive, 5 MB available RAM
# Handwriting recognition: Yes
# Keyboard: Onscreen
# User controls: Stylus
# Memo pad: Yes
# Address book: Yes
# Scheduler: Yes
# E-mail: Yes
# Web browser: No
# Security: Yes
# Stereo: No
# Built-in speaker: No
# Headset jack: No
# Voice recorder: No
# MP3 playback: No
# Audible content playback: No
# AC adapter included: Yes, via HotSync cradle
# Battery type: Rechargeable lithium-ion
# Batteries included: Yes
# Average battery life: Up to 3 weeks
# Desktop import/export formats: CSV, tab delimited, TXT, vCard, and vCal; direct export to Microsoft Word and Excel
# Serial port: Yes; Macintosh serial adapter sold separately
# USB: Yes
# Infrared: Yes
# Wireless: Yes, via compatible cellular phones using Palm Mobile Connectivity software
# Docking cradle: Native USB cradle with battery charger (120 volts AC, 60 Hz)
# PC cable: No
# Software: CD-ROM with Palm Desktop software for Windows and Macintosh plus Documents To Go 3.0 by DataViz, MGI PhotoSuite Mobile Edition, AvantGo, Pocket Mirror 3.0, Palm Reader, MultiMail SE, and Palm Mobile Connectivity software
# What's in the box: Palm m500, Stylus, Rechargeable lithium-ion battery, USB HotSync cradle, Getting Started guide, handbook, Palm Desktop software for Windows and Macintosh, and Palm Mobile Connectivity software
# Width: 3.1 inches
# Height: 4.5 inches
# Depth: 0.4 inches
# Weight: 4 ounces

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