PalmOne Zire 72

Category: PDA's - Date: May 2, 2006

PalmOne Zire 72

Overall Rating
Design
Features
Performance

PalmOne Zire 72 Introduction

With a built-in camera and MP3 software, it’s everything you need for work and play. Take photos. Capture video. Watch your clips and then e-mail them to a friend. Carry the tunes with you and listen in stereo sound. Of course when it comes to productivity, the Zire 72 handheld is all business, an appealingly strong processor and built-in Bluetooth. All on a brilliant, 320 x 320 color screen that is easy on the eyes.

PalmOne Zire 72 Design

It has to be said that the Zire 72 is a good looking device, and pretty much every aspect of the design gels beautifully with everything else. This little PDA isn’t over-designed – nothing is more complicated than it has to be.

PalmOne Zire 72 Features

Integrated 1.2 MP digital camera that also shoots video
Expansion slot that supports MMC, SD, and SDIO memory cards
Palm Desktop Software for Windows and Mac, and Software Essentials CD included
Bright, 320×320 transflective TFT color display supports more than 65,000 colors
312 MHz Intel PXA270 processor, Palm OS v5.2.8, 32 MB RAM (24 MB actual storage)

PalmOne Zire 72 Performance

Light and small enough to carry around with you wherever you go, it is a very good example of a fully featured, consumer targeted PDA. The Zire 72 handheld keeps your business tools close at hand by letting you create and edit Word- and Excel-compatible documents. Not to mention opening up ever-popular Adobe Acrobat files. Easily synchronize with Outlook email, calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes right out of the box. The 3in color screen is excellent with a bright
image and vibrant colors.

Whats included in the package

Zire 72 Handheld w/ Rechargeable Battery, Protective Carrying Case, HotSync Cable, Power Cable, Stylus, Desktop Software CD-ROM with Palm Desktop 4.1 PIM software with bonus Software Essentials software and interactive tutorial, Easy, 3-step setup instructions and electronic Getting Started Guide.

Conclusion

Considering the many features packed into its diminutive chassis, the Zire 72 handheld means business. You can shoot photos and capture and watch video clips anywhere you go. Listen to MP3s, create and edit Word and Excel compatible files, or get wireless e-mail and Internet access with its built-in Bluetooth.

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