Rogers makes an appearance with Palm Pre 2

Palm Pre 2 The stylish Palm Pre 2 last caught our attention when HP was spotted unfurling it unlocked for $449.99. As light as 145gms, this coveted handset can now be snapped up through Rogers. Powered by HP webOS 2.0, the sleek phone comes along with a vibrant touchscreen and a slide-out keyboard.

Besides multitasking, owners can keep their contacts and calendars updated with pre-loaded integration for Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo and Microsoft Exchange. On receiving an e-mail, the phone alerts users with a notification at the bottom of the screen.

Individuals can effortlessly search for a specific e-mail simply by typing the first few letters of the desired name, e-mail address or subject line. Adorning a 3.1-inch touchscreen, the Palm Pre 2 sports a 3.5mm headphone jack. Users can capture memorable moments using the incorporated 5MP camera with LED flash. The device is capable of delivering around five hours of talktime and 350 hours of standby time.

The Palm Pre 2 phone can be purchased for $99 with a new three-year contract.