HP Veer – WebOS mini-keyboard smartphone launched

The HP Veer is the first smartphone to a new line of mobile products WebOS announced this February 9, 2011 and plays the card of compactness.

At its press conference on 9 February 2011, HP introduced a range of mobile products under WebOS, the first since its acquisition of Palm in 2010 for $ 1.2 billion. Note that the Palm brand has also completely disappeared from the ads, leaving only the name and HP logo.

The first product is a small smartphone with a rounded shape reminiscent of the Palm Pre roller but in a more compact format. The HP Veer indeed has dimensions of only 84 x 54 x 15.1 mm 103 g, the relative thickness is related to the presence of a sliding full keyboard below the screen.

The HP Veer has a display 2.6 “touch multitouch resolution 320 x 400 pixels and it has to back a 5 megapixel camera. The terminal features a Qualcomm MSM7230 CPU (processor family that was issued in late 2009, especially designed for mid-range smartphone) running at 800 MHz and WiFi connectivity 802.11 b / g / n (with mobile hotspot function), Bluetooth 2.1, A-GPS and 8GB of storage space (6.5 GB accessible to the user).

The HP Veer is a quadband smartphone GSM / GPRS / EDGE and 3G / HSDPA 7.2 Mbps / HSUPA 5.76 Mbps with a 950 mAh battery that provides up to 5 hours of talk time or 300 hours standby . There are also sensors such as an accelerometer, a light sensor and proximity sensor.

On board is of course WebOS which operates with the synchronization of data or Cloud HP Synergy Portal Access App Catalog to add applications, and multimedia capabilities that make it a multipurpose terminal. The HP Veer will be available in the U.S. during spring 2011.

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