Palm Pixi hitting Sprint October 20th?

Oct 2, 2009
Palm Pixi hitting Sprint October 20th?

Having played with the Palm Pixi early last month, we've been looking forward to the super-slim candybar's full launch and the opportunity to take the second webOS smartphone for a second spin.  According to the Boy Genius Report's latest source, the Pixi is set to hit shelves - in both Sprint and Best Buy retail locations - on October 20th, which if true means there are only a few weeks to wait.

The Pixi shares the webOS platform with the Pre, but packs it into a 10.85mm-thick solid slice, meaning no keyboard wobble and bigger, more tactile buttons.  It keeps the full capacitive touchscreen - and the under-display gesture area - but the screen itself is slightly smaller, at 2.63-inches.

The Pixi also drops WiFi - meaning the handset will be EVDO Rev.A only for data - but still has 8GB of storage and a 3.5mm headphone socket.  No word on pricing as yet, but since this is going to be the entry-level model in Palm's new line-up we're guessing at around $99 with a new contract.

Palm Pixi hands-on:

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