In pictures: Every Palm Pre screen reviewed

The ultimate Palm Pre screenshot gallery

Configuring settings

The Palm Pre's useful comprehensive help and a reasonably intuitive interface means setting up web and PC connections and your email is easier than on many smartphones.

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HELP: The Palm Pre includes a searchable help app that provides tips and instructions on using the device, helpful for learning new gestures

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QUIET: One minor issue with the Palm Pre is that ringtone volume is not that loud compared to the iPhone or most Nokia and Samsung phones

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SCREEN VIEW: You can adjust brightness and change how the screen locks on the Palm Pre

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DEVICE INFO: Device info is fairly sparse, showing you the current OS version and a few salient details – such as battery life remaining

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WIRELESS NETWORKING: You can attach to both open Wi-Fi networks and those with a passcode, but only over 802.11g – not 802.11n

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BLUETOOTH: The Palm Pre support the latest version of Bluetooth for listening in stereo and using Bluetooth-enabled headsets

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GEOTAGGING: One surprise is that you can configure the Palm Pre so it adds geotagging data to the photos you take

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DATE AND TIME: There are a few options available for configuring the current date and time

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UPDATES: This is where you will check to see if there is an update available for the Palm Pre webOS software

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BACKUP: Palm offers a back-up utility that works with your PC for storing all pertinent data offline in the event that the device stops working or you lose it

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LANGUAGES: There are only two languages supported at launch – English and Spanish

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