The coolest new PDA-phone combos are elegant, high-IQ devices. Here are three of the best.
SAMSUNG SCH-I600,
$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
e-mail systems.

Bottom line: Seriously expensive, but seriously cool.

More info:www.verizonwireless.com
MOTOROLA MPX200,
$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
More info:www.motorola.com
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.
More info:
www.palmone.com