Palm today announced the Palm® Treo™ 750 smartphone in Singapore, the fastest and first Treo smartphone to take advantage of StarHub’s extensive network. The Treo 750 offers the world-class Palm experience on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 5.0. The Treo 750 combines Palm’s one-of-a-kind user experience with a multifeatured mobile phone with email, messaging, web browsing and organisation software all in a new compact design. The new smartphone is capable of HSDPA wireless broadband connectivity and comes with Microsoft’s Direct Push Technology for Windows Mobile 5.0, which includes enhanced security features free and out of the box. The Palm Treo 750 smartphone from StarHub is available from S$ 818 (with 2-year price plan) at StarHub Shops and StarHub business account managers. The recommended retail price of the Treo 750 without operator plan is S$ 1,188.

Treo 750 Palm Treo 750 on StarHubs Network in Singapore

Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) today announced the Palm® Treo™ 750 smartphone in
Singapore, the fastest and first Treo smartphone to take advantage of StarHub’s
extensive network.(1) The Treo 750 offers the world-class Palm experience on
Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 5.0.

“Over 5.8 million Treo smartphones have been sold globally to date, and
continuing to expand the Treo footprint is a key focus for Palm,” said Sharon Ee,
head of Business, South Asia, for Palm, Inc. “The new Treo 750 smartphone offers
mobile professionals and businesses across Singapore who want a compelling
mobile-computing experience.”

The Treo 750 combines Palm’s one-of-a-kind user experience with a multifeatured
mobile phone with email, messaging, web browsing and organisation software all
in a new compact design. The new smartphone is capable of HSDPA wireless
broadband connectivity and comes with Microsoft’s Direct Push Technology for
Windows Mobile 5.0, which includes enhanced security features free and out of
the box.(2)

Palm Experience on Windows Mobile 5.0

The Treo smartphone on Windows Mobile 5.0 provides mobile workers with a unique
productivity and multimedia experience whilst away from their PCs. Delivering a
suite of software enhancements developed by Palm for the Windows Mobile
environment, the Treo 750 provides ease of use, simplicity, and fast access to
information. Features include the following:

· Today Screen enhancements, which offer the ability to “dial by name” with a
few keystrokes on the keyboard, perform a web search directly from the Today
Screen and perform one-touch dialling with personalised photo speed dials;
· Ability to manage a call directly from the Today Screen and stay on top of
voicemail with on-screen, VCR-like icons, such as rewind, delete and
fast-forward controls for easy navigation;
· Ability to ignore a call and quickly compose a text message, such as “In a
meeting” or “Can’t talk”; and
· Dedicated messaging application for SMS/MMS that is organised in a “chat
thread” so users can reference prior messages and use emoticons for a personal
touch.

“We are excited to work with Palm to launch the first HSDPA-enabled Windows
Mobile based Treo smartphone in Singapore. The Windows Mobile platform is seeing
significant adoption among business users, and the Treo smartphone provides
another attractive proposition for organisations considering mobile
deployments,” said Sandra Goh, business group director for South East Asia
Region, Mobile and Embedded Devices Division of Microsoft Corporation. “The Treo
750 builds on the power and flexibility of Microsoft Windows Mobile, Palm’s
unique design and user experience, and service through one of Singapore’s
leading mobile operators to deliver a winning solution that connects
professionals to their business-critical information while on the go.”

Benefits of Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC Phone Edition

The Windows Mobile based Treo smartphones from Palm provide customers with a
compelling combination of powerful software, an award-winning form factor, and
the ease of use long associated with the Palm experience. Windows Mobile 5.0
Pocket PC Phone Edition provides many user benefits:

· Touch screen: Makes surfing websites, gathering data and navigating forms and
applications much easier;
· Copy and paste: Additional functionality provides added productivity;
· Built-in viewers and editors: Ability to view and edit Microsoft Word and
Excel® files and “roundtrip” those edits back to original files on the user’s
desktop, and view PowerPoint® presentations and PDF files;
· Breadth of applications: Thousands of commercial applications available for
Windows Mobile; and
· Multimedia Management: Ability to save images and sounds from a website.

Additional Treo 750 Features and Benefits

· Powerful Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 with Palm enhancements;
· Integrated SMS/MMS with chat view and dedicated inbox;
· Mobile access to multiple business and personal email accounts;
· 3G/UMTS/HSDPA network-capable for fast data access;
· 1.3-megapixel digital camera that also captures video;
· Windows Media Player 10 Mobile for music and video;
· Built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology enhanced to support Bluetooth enabled
stereo headsets;
· Mini-SD expansion slot; and
· 240×240 transflective (TFT) touch screen.

Pricing and Availability

The Palm Treo 750 smartphone from StarHub is available from S$ 818 (with 2-year
price plan) at StarHub Shops and StarHub business account managers. The
recommended retail price of the Treo 750 without operator plan is S$ 1,188.