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Palm Tungsten W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 201 reviews of Palm Tungsten W. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the usability and performance are on the whole positive. The durability and design also get good feedback, whereas views about the reliability and battery are different.

portability, design, durability, performance, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Palm Tungsten W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Palm Tungsten W from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on People really like the portability, whereas the usability and reliability get negative comments.


reliability, usability

29% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Jun, 2017

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Palm - Tungsten T2


No sharp executive or journalist about town is complete these days without a smooth PDA to slip into his or her top pocket, and Palm has been at the forefront of the computer-in-your-hand revolution. The aim ...

Easy and versatile to use, the Tungsten T2 is both cheaper than its ancestor and has the additional media functions that will attract the growing army of MP3 fans who want to be entertained when they're not keeping up on the office paperwork.

Nov, 2003

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Palm - Tungsten T


It seems that 2003 is becoming the year of the PDA, with several of the larger venders - Dell, for example - getting models into the market for the first time, while the older, better known ...

With the Tungsten T, Palm has a serious contender to put up against Pocket PC devices, but it's expensive and Pocket PC devices do have more features for the same money. Having said that, the Palm Tungsten T is fast, very compact and has an easy to use...

Mar, 2003

Expert review by: Nigel Freitas (

Palm Tungsten E2


The E2 is an upgrade from the popular Tungsten E, featuring a faster processor, a brighter screen and Bluetooth 1.1 connectivity.

Excellent display quality, fast processor

No Wi-Fi, no camera nor voice recorder

The low-cost Palm Tungsten E2 is a comfortable entry level model for business users.

Jul, 2005

Expert review by: Yardena Arar (

Palm Tungsten T5


The biggest selling point of the Tungsten T5 is its 256MB of memory--almost four times as much space as its predecessor (the Tungsten T3). Sure, you c...

Large internal non-volatile memory

No cradle

The Tungsten T5 will appeal to people who want a Palm-based business handheld that can double as a portable storage device.

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Anne B. McDonald (

Palm Tungsten E2 PDA (200MHz, 32MB, SD/MMC/SDIO Card, Palm OS v5.4)


Photograph: Rick Rizner

Jul, 2005

Expert review by: Anne B. McDonald (

Tungsten E2 PDA


The Tungsten E2, Palm's replacement for the Tungsten E, now offers Bluetooth and data-saving flash memory. It's the cheapest and the least powerful member of the business-focused Tungsten lineup, so it's not ideal for power users--but PDA neophytes...

The Tungsten E2's five-way navigator button lets you operate the device with one hand and reduces the need for the stylus, an object I lose on my desk every 10 minutes. But be careful: More than once I inadvertently tried to store the stylus in the...

Jul, 2005

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (

palmOne Tungsten E2


The Tungsten E2 is a good choice for a basic business PDA. It looks good, and displays PIM data and office documents in an attractive manner.

Sleek look; nonvolatile memory; excellent office-document reader software.

Still not quite powerful enough for video.

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Apr, 2005

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (

palmOne Tungsten T5


The new palmOne flagship business PDA, the Tungsten T5, may be the ultimate digital wallet: It has a massive 256MB of memory, for all your photos, music, and documents.

USB drive mode allows driverless access to data. Huge amount of built-in storage. Businesslike look.

No Wi-Fi. Doesn't support many Bluetooth cell phones. Inconsistent video playback.

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Nov, 2004

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (

Palm Tungsten T5 review


Intro It's no secret that the market for standalone handhelds is shrinking, but with the Tungsten T5, PalmOne is betting that there's still room for a plain old power PDA. The T5 is not a smart phone. Nor does it have Wi-Fi--unlike nearly every other...

Sleek and lightweight design; 256MB of memory; doubles as a USB drive; easy drag-and-drop file transfer; good battery life; bright screen.

No Wi-Fi.

Though it lacks Wi-Fi, the T5's solid performance and new features make it a perfect companion for mobile professionals.

Oct, 2004

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Tungsten E


PalmOne's Tungsten line is aimed at business users, and at $199, the E model is the least expensive Tungsten available, with the fewest frills. It doesn't have an expandable screen like the Tungsten T, or wireless connectivity and a thumb keyboard like...

PalmOne offers only a 90-day warranty for the Tungsten E, and free phone support ends when the warranty period ends. The support phone line isn't toll-free, either. For a product intended for business use, this seems pretty skimpy

Jun, 2004
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