Treo 500v thumb Palm Treo 500v Smartphone Available @ M1 Shops

Palm and M1 today announced the new Palm® TreoTM 500v smartphone on the MobileOne network in Singapore. The new smartphone
combines multiple forms of communication and multimedia capabilities with
high-speed 3G/UMTS mobile Internet capabilities, allowing users to access
popular websites, such as Facebook, Windows Mobile Live Spaces and eBay, whilst
on the move.(1) The Palm Treo 500v smartphone is available now from M1 shops and selected M1
dealers for S$ 498 (on a two-year plan, inclusive of GST).

Treo 500v Palm Treo 500v Smartphone Available @ M1 Shops

Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) and MobileOne (M1) today announced the new Palm®
TreoTM 500v smartphone on the MobileOne network in Singapore. The new smartphone
combines multiple forms of communication and multimedia capabilities with
high-speed 3G/UMTS mobile Internet capabilities, allowing users to access
popular websites, such as Facebook, Windows Mobile Live Spaces and eBay, whilst
on the move.(1) The Treo 500v, with the new and exclusive Vodafone user
interface on Windows Mobile® 6 Standard edition — a first in Asia — delivers
unparalleled usability and ease of navigation to customers who want to keep on
top of their work and social lives while on the go.

The Treo 500v smartphone boasts a new sleek design that is perfect for those who
want good looks and style in their smartphone experience. It has a full
keyboard, large screen, audio- and video-streaming capabilities, comprehensive
multimessaging functionality (Instant Messaging, SMS and email), phone and
personal-information-management software in a new design.(1)

“The Treo 500v is built for today’s generation that embraces the Internet as a
way of keeping in touch with friends and family, seeking out entertainment and
managing their day-to-day lives. We offer users the choice to do what they want,
how they want, when they want,” said Karthik Srinivasan, Managing Director, Asia
Pacific, Palm, Inc. “The Treo 500v’s unique interface, combined with the robust
Windows Mobile 6 platform, allows us to deliver this winning experience.”

“The Treo 500v’s sleek design and social-centric functionality, combined with
M1’s high-speed 3G/UMTS network, deliver a compelling solution to a new
generation of customers that enhances their mobile experience,” said P.
Subramaniam, director of Enterprise and Alliances, M1. “The Treo 500v on the M1
network will appeal to a growing number of customers who are using their mobile
devices to keep them in touch on the go, and helps balance work and leisure.”

With the Treo 500v smartphone, customers also can manage documents using mobile
versions of familiar Microsoft® applications, such as Outlook®, Word, Excel® and
PowerPoint®. In addition, users can use the Treo 500v as a modem for a laptop,
so that they can stay connected anywhere within wireless coverage.

“People want to have the flexibility of having one device that makes their lives
easier, whether it’s in or out of the office. Devices like the Treo 500v running
Windows Mobile give people the freedom to roam while offering access to
important information and personal applications, such as Windows Live,” said
Jason Lim, regional director for Asia Pacific and Japan, Microsoft
Communications Business Division, Microsoft Corp. “This will be the way people
communicate and stay in touch while on the go.”

Treo 500v Features and Benefits

• All-in-one smartphone with messaging, email and web capabilities;
• 3G/UMTS network capability;
• Access to Hotmail/MSN, Yahoo! and Gmail (1);
• Access to Google Maps, news, sports and entertainment on the go with Internet
Explorer Mobile full-featured browser(1);
• Full keyboard for fast and easy typing;
• Large, high-resolution screen;
• Planner with address book, calendar, to-do lists, and more;
• Ability to view and edit Microsoft Word and Excel files, and view PowerPoint
and Adobe PDF files;
• Windows Media® Player Mobile for music and videos;
• 2-megapixel camera for capturing photos and video;
• 150MB of user-available memory, expandable with microSD expansion card (sold
separately);
• Windows Mobile 6 Standard software;
• Microsoft Direct Push technology for delivery of Outlook email(2); and
• Bluetooth® wireless technology.

More information about the Palm Treo 500v smartphone can be found at http://www.palm.com/sg.

Pricing and Availability

The Palm Treo 500v smartphone is available now from M1 shops and selected M1
dealers for S$ 498 (on a two-year plan, inclusive of GST).

For a limited period, customers also will receive 6 months of free subscription
to M1’s 3G SunSurf 10 Plan/VAS (Value Added Service) which is bundled with 5MB
of free local data monthly and valued at S$ 10.70 per month. SunSurf 10 provides
M1 customers access to wireless Internet connectivity at 3G speeds in Singapore,
and allows them to log on to MiWorld Mobile to download tunes, music videos and
be informed of the latest soccer news while on the go.

The Treo 500v also will be available from major retail outlets in Singapore.