$500, plus service
Assets: Wirelessly syncs info with PCs, has zippy key action, and an SD expansion slot.
Liabilities: Doesn’t play
well with some third-party
Bottom line: Seriously expensive, but seriously cool.
$299, plus service
Assets: Fluid integration with Microsoft Outlook, plus it’s compact and attractive.
Liabilities: Caller ID function
can be erratic.
Bottom line: Plenty o’ features at a bargain price
HANDSPRING TREO 600,
$450, plus service
Assets: With a crisp,
bright screen and built-in QWERTY keyboard, this quad-band phone means
true global roaming.
Liabilities: The 0.3 megapixel camera produces dim, muddy shots.
Bottom line: All this, plus thousands of apps and add-ons for Palm OS. A definite winner.