The Palm Pixi Plus will be available from AT&T on June 6 for $49.99 with a two-year contract. Though it's not the fastest or most powerful device, it's a good choice for first-time smartphone buyers.
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The Pixi Plus has a design that fits its name. The smartphone is compact and lightweight at 4.37 inches tall by 2.17 inches wide by 0.43 inch thick and 3.26 ounces.
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One of the trade-offs of having a smaller design is that the keyboard is a bit cramped. With some time, we found that we could type on the Pixi's keyboard comfortably, but users with larger thumbs should definitely take it out for a test drive.
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On the right side, you'll find a volume rocker, a silent ringer switch, and a Micro-USB port, which protected by an attached cover.
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View from the top
The top of the device has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a power button.
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The Palm Pixi Plus features a 2-megapixel camera. With WebOS 1.4, you now get video recording and editing capabilities.
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Though photos came out mostly clear, we found that indoor shots had a bit of a grayish tone, giving the images a dreary look.