Razor unveiled: Palm V debuts on Web

That Palm V picture in full...

Updated A sneak preview of Palm Computing's forthcoming Palm V has appeared on the Web, courtesy of a certain 'Nigel' who claims to have seen the much-anticipated device over the weekend. The details are almost exclusively devoted to the Palm V's look and feel -- in particular its matte metal casing. The machine is 11mm thick, slimming down to just 2-3mm, weighs 4oz, contains a rechargeable battery and sports two stylus holders, one on each side. According to Nigel, the screen is a clear improvement on the Palm III's, offering better contrast, a superior reverse video backlight and an on-screen contrast control in place of the old mechanical version. However, the device still lacks one of the users' most-requested features: a colour screen. RazorUnfortunately, since this story was posted, Nigel has removed his site -- do we detect the hidden hand of 3Com here? So here's the main piccy. ® See also WinCE catches up with Palm 3Com readies Palm IIIx two months before Palm V is due Palm at fives and sevens over release schedule 3Com greases Palm Computing Platform with wireless purchase

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