Credit-card sized smartphone? This phone can accompany you to gym sessions, morning jogs
Palm is so small that it can slide into smallest of pockets and can be easily accompany you to your gyms sessions and morning jogs.
Do you have trouble keeping your smartphone off your hands? Are you constantly switching between applications on your smartphone, even at places where it is not required? Then, Palm - the smartphone by the company of same name is a perfect match for you. In fact, this smartphone is nearly the size of your credit card as it measures 97 mm in length and 50 mm in width, with a thickness of 7.4 mm The Palm is a smartphone that was made with the objective to reduce the fixation most have with their smartphones. Moreover, it aims to make people disconnect from the device and enjoy the life around them.
Palm is so small that it can slide into smallest of pockets and can easily accompany you to your gyms sessions and morning jogs. The smartphone has a stunning 3.3" display with 445ppi pixel density that gives the smartphone remarkable colours and contrast. It is powered by Snapdragon 435 along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It also is pre-packed with most of the applications by Google and supports Android 8.1
It boasts a rear camera of 12MP and a front camera of 8MP. Furthermore, the smartphone is rugged as well elegant, with the IP68 water and dust resistance feature , it can be utilized heavily for strenuous activities and still look good.
One of the most interesting features is the Life Mode, as this the characteristic that sets it apart from any other smartphone. Not only Palm helps you overcome the distraction that the normal sized smartphone can cause but also has the life mode which enables you to disconnect with the digital life. Simply put, this attribute will silence incoming calls and notifications that will help one to connect with the world around them.
Palm is currently priced at $349, and is slashed down to $199 on Verizon America.
Comparing it to the largest smartphone manufacturer and distributor, Apple's iPhones, the smartphone does not seem to offer much with regard to its price tag. One can avail an iPhone 8 at $349, the same price or an iPhone 7 at $249. The iPhone models in that contrast provide the user with more features to exploit. But when it comes to the purpose of detaching from the virtual world and yet having the minimal smartphone-like features in the 'palm of your hand', then Palm shows promise to fulfill that.
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