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Get it while you can!
on November 1, 2011
I've been using webOS phones just about from their start. I got a Sprint Palm Pre in October of 2009. I recently got the HP Pre 3 and have no regrets. This is what Palm SHOULD have done in the first place. Sleek, black minimalist "pebble" design like the original (only larger) -- no buttons on the face, just the gesture area. Solid feel (MUCH better than the kind of "plasticky" feel of the original Pre) with a high resolution screen (480x800).
Brought the Pre 3 to the AT&T store nearby and they activated it and transferred my old Sprint number in literally just a few minutes. No hassles at all.
Don't let anyone say otherwise...webOS is the best mobile OS out there. TRULY multitasking (not just music-in-the-background, like Apple). And the Palm (now HP webOS) Profile, which instantly populated my new phone with all my contacts, memos, email accounts, AND APPS (WITH their data in many cases!) was "cloud computing" LONG before anyone called it that! And by the way, there are THOUSANDS of apps. It IS true that many are not compatible with the Pre 3 (and some are only partly compatible), but the biggies are all there. I DO miss Sprint TV, but that's AT&T's fault, not Palm's or HP's.
"One more thing..." (actually two things) 4G and HD video (plus editing).