Pixi Still Available at Verizon
For those who are still looking to get your hands on the original Palm Pixi you can find them at some online retailers. Price ranged from $19.99 to $0 depending on the retailer. The price is cheaper than some flip phones. Although you can invest the same amount of money on another smartphone, which cost $100 or more, you won’t find anything in such slim and compact size. You can certainly save a little bit during Verizon Black Friday 2011 sale but chances are you won’t find it in stores. It’s the smaller and lightest smartphone ever made by Palm and unfortunately they are discontinued.
You might prefer the Pre in case you want a bigger smartphone. What is stopping some people from getting a Palm Pre though? The Pre 2 or Pre Plus is no doubt appealing to numerous consumers due to more powerful processor and slide-out keyboard. In my opinion I would rather pay nothing upfront and get a secondary phone for everyday use. Pixi was first released on Sprint’s network as they always do. It instantly became the most popular budget smartphone. The affordability is the major factor. However, ease of use is biggest selling point with all Palm products. Right now I don’t see any possibility that it will go on sale on Sprint Black Friday. You can still find it on eBay or third party retailer though.
The only carrier that doesn’t support Palm products such as the Pixi is T-Mobile. But just like hardcore Palm fans they can always unlock the GSM version and port it over to T-Mobile’s network. The only disadvantage is it will be running on a slower 2G speed instead of the widely 4G. If you are looking for an alternative phone to Android be sure to check out the myTouch line during T-Mobile Black Friday sale.