While this is an unconfirmed tidbit, it makes a lot of sense and is in line with Palm's strategy. The company has been kept somewhat afloat by the Centro, which sold more than two million units due to a low price tag. It eventually found its way onto every major U.S. carrier, and it nabbed a lot of first-time smartphone buyers. The Eos is reportedly aiming for a $99 price tag, and could hook a lot of new smartphone users.
While all this speculation about the next generation of webOS devices is fun and all, I think there's growing impatience with Palm about the release of the Pre. I know companies always have to make a tough decision about how far in advance to announce cool new products, but Palm is teetering on the edge of upsetting its fan base. I think it would be an enormous mistake if they release the thing the day before WWDC, as rumored. This would give them only one real day at the top of the news heap, as Apple will likely unveil a new iPhone that could be a video powerhouse.
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