Finally, our friends in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Germany are getting their moment with the Palm Pre, as Palm and European carrier O2 announced pricing details and availability dates for the GSM version of the WebOS smartphone.
Germany will be the first to get the Pre, with sales starting on October 13, while the U.K. and Ireland will follow on October 16. The various price plans for each country is listed below, and just like
The European version of the Pre is a quad-band (850/900/1800/1900), tri-band UMTS/HSDPA (850/1900/2100) phone, so if unlocked, you could pop in a
There have not been any announcements about when the U.S. might see a GSM version of the Pre, thoughinterest in the device a few months ago. on the Pre through 2009.