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Palm m500

The Palm m500 was the first personal digital assistant in the m500 series. It improved on the Palm V series with a faster processor, USB sync interface, vibrating alarms, and mechanical case fastenings instead of hot-glue.

Physically it was slightly smaller than the Palm V but had the same resolution screen (160x160). Initially monochrome, later models would feature a colour display and larger memory capacity.

Manufacturer: 3Com
Date: 6th March 2001

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Palm m100 3COM August 2000

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH34153. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


Palm m500

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