Palm Pre 2 and HP WebOS 2.0 Is Officially Presented

Both the pitcher goes to the source until it is, and it is that day if day were also appearing informations of the Palm Pre 2 and HP webOS 2.0 in the media. HP and Palm have decided to send a press release announced officially its placing on the market.

The new Palm Pre 2 same Friday, to go to reaching other markets in successive weeks will be launched in France, this. In regards to the terminal, we find the news in what it had leaked this morning: 1 GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 5 megapixel camera, remains the screen of 3.1 inches (HVGA), and has 16GB of internal memory.

Then a video in which know the innovations of the HP webOS 2.0:

In regards to the design, you can check more than a revolution, is an update, the new Palm Pre 2 change the curved surface of the screen, made in plastic, by a flat of Crystal, the edge around the same design is also logically new.

HP webOS, the new name

As we noted a few weeks ago, HP has made a small change in the name of the operating system now that opens its second version, from now will make reference to him as HP webOS, leaving certificate that belongs to the computer giant. Goodbye Palm webOS, and greetings to the new logo:

The main novelties of the operating system are to be found in the management of multi-tasking, with the possibility of stacking the cards Open windows, or universal search now passes to be used from a ‘ Just type ’, from which we have greater chances of search and even perform some actions. Face developers, and to our benefit, they will have more control over timings that allows us to Synergy.

As expected we have performance improvements (something has to see the new CPU), HTML5 support with geolocation in the browser, slight changes in the launcher of applications, QuickOffice Viewer, and a full text corrector baptized as * Text Assist *.

HP webOS 2.0 brings Flash bracket

It was somewhat expected, but opens with this update 2.0, Flash has come in a similar way from what we can find in Android (10.1 beta), integrated in the browser, allowing us to watch video and play any game with Adobe technology, but being aware that hardware trouble shooting with the new possibility.

Flash is not active by default, and when a Flash element appears in the navigation we touch envelope over it and is displayed in full-screen to interact or view the content. Independent Flash or Adobe Air-based applications are not yet supported.

Connection with Bluetooth keyboard

One of the innovations that bring HP webOS 2.0 is the possibility of connecting your phone with Bluetooth keyboard, as we see in the video below with an Apple keyboard.

Boot and multitasking

The boys of Pre | Central have also made a video in which we teach the boot time of the new model with respect to the previous one with webOS 1.4.5 (Palm Pre Plus), as well as to see some differences in aspects of design, and a multi-tasking test:

Palm Pre 2, availability and prices

This morning overtook him, 449 euros is the price of the Palm Pre 2 in France without a contract (don’t know if free), we assume that in Spain will be a similar amount, what can not is to report his date of departure in our country, but our neighbors reaches them this same Friday, October 22.

Is the operator that has been done with the new Palm services SFR, the same that have been producing continuous leaks, in which we inform you that he would be starting at 99 euros in contract. To my I smell that Vodafone It could have something to do with the release in our territory, since Verizon is the operator elected to the other side of the pond.