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Palm Phone
Palm Phone
Palm Phone
Palm Phone

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The Palm Phone currently has an Informr score of 5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 19 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.4 GHz
1.4 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
8+ MP
8+ MP
800 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

G Style Magazine
G Style Magazine

It is a device with a specific niche and a specific target of people it’s trying to reach. I don’t know really how popular the phone is right now, but from my experience so far, it’s not that bad really. Having a device that is primarily just a phone with the ability to look at apps on your own time...

- Samuel Huang, G Style Magazine
The Inquirer
The Inquirer

As a device to help you become less dependant on tech, the Palm Phone does its job well. We really appreciate that Palm is trying it’s best to make society less like tech-dependent zombies, and we also love how feckin’ cute it is.

- Lee Bell, The Inquirer
The Verge
The Verge

The Palm phone is a fad diet for your digital consumption. Just like fad diets, it promises a quick and easy fix for a perniciously complicated problem. Just like fad diets, it offers a framework for understanding your digital health that’s massively oversimplified at best and unhealthy at worst. An...

- Dieter Bohn, The Verge

It’s a device that bravely explores a new path to recovering some of the lost time and attention that successive smartphones have stolen from us. Ultimately, though, it ends up stranded in a no-man’s land of tiny text and insufficient stamina.

- Jon Mundy, TrustedReviews
Business Insider
Business Insider

If you have an Android device, you're on the Verizon network, and you have the $350 to shell out for a second phone, the Palm phone is great. You're sure to find it of use. But if you're looking to Palm to help ween yourself off of reliance on technology, it's unlikely to be effective in that sense.

- Paige Leskin, Business Insider

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Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Palm Phone user manual here.

Palm backs up the Phone with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Phone has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Palm support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Palm's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Palm Phone's screen size is 3.3 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

1.4 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa core 1.4 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 800 mAh battery. Palm's performance ratings are 200 minutes.

Palm Phone Specs

Release Date November 2, 2018
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa core 1.4 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.26 W/kg
Body: 1.02 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Brightness control, Effects, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density 445 pixels
Size 3.3 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 800 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time No
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) No
Internet Use (Cellular) Up to 158 minutes
Talk Time Up to 200 minutes
Standby Time Up to 3 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Titanium, Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.66 x 5.06 x 0.74 cm (3.8 x 2 x 0.3 in)
Weight 62.5 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
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