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I was really disappointed with how much money I would have to pay on Sprint for pretty much the same service except with an Android phone. I decided to look at old phones and wow, there is a lot of nice old technology. I went with a Palm 755p. Its got a touchscreen, a keyboard, and a reliable OS. I'm sick of full touchscreen OSes and I always preferred a hardware keyboard. How is PalmOS?

My first phone I got was the Blackberry 8703e, and this is from around the same era. Any more suggestions for old phones I can use on Sprint?
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my wife has a Palm Pre Plus and she digs it... although it is too small for me. The OS is fairly stable, but also limited in functionality when compared to Blackberry's and even moreso when compared to Android or Iphones.

you can get a lot of decent games... assuming you are running the most current version of the Palm OS. verizon is decent about getting updates when available. That version of Palm you have is decent, as it has a full keyboard too which gives you some choices.

People who love Palm swear by it, but personally I prefer the flexibility of the android UI.

how old of a phone are you looking for? what is your price range?
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I have a feeling the only real good thing for most people is the price. Besides, is saving the cost of the phone worth it over a two year contract?

By the way, Dutch, the Palm Pre Plus runs WebOS. A much newer and modern OS. Palm OS is older. Web OS has been the defacto palm OS (or HP OS now) for ~ 3 years iirc.
    
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good point, i had forgotten that the OS had changed. anything running WebOS is decent, although if you are familiar with old school Palm Pilots, then the older style might be more your speed.

WebOS is like Android Lite
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