List of Palm OS devices

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This is a list of Palm OS devices, and companies that make, or have made, them.

Abacus/Fossil, Inc.[edit]

Fossil, made Wrist PDAs that use the Palm OS operating system.(Discontinued)



  • S10/S11/S12—Palm OS 4.1 - first Chinese Palm
  • S50/S55—Palm OS 4.1, color Hi-Res screen
  • S60/S65—Palm OS 4.1, MP3 player, voice recorder, color Hi-Res screen


  • Dana—Palm OS 4.1.2 - small "laptop" running Palm OS with a 560x160 pixel greyscale LCD, full-sized keyboard, two SD card slots, 8MiB or 16Mib memory, powered by NiMH or 3 x AA battery or wall adapter
  • Dana Wireless—Palm OS 4.1.2, same features as Dana plus Wi-Fi, 16MiB memory, SDIO support, widescreen launcher


PDA with integrated GPS.

  • iQue 3600a—Palm OS 5.4
  • iQue 3600—Palm OS 5.2.1
  • iQue 3200—Palm OS 5.2.1
  • iQue 3000—Palm OS 5.2.1

Group Sense PDA[edit]

Smartphones with Palm OS [1]

  • Xplore G18—Palm OS 4.1 (candybar, 2.2" 176x240 16-bit TFT, CIF camera, Dragonball VZ 33 MHz, 16MB RAM, 4MB OS flash)
  • Xplore G88—Palm OS 4.1 (slider, 2.2" 176x240 16-bit TFT, CIF camera, Dragonball VZ 33 MHz, 16MB RAM, 4MB OS flash, 24MB user flash appearing as an internal SD card)
  • Xplore M28—Palm OS 5.4 (slider, 2.2" 176x240 16-bit TFT, VGA camera, ARM9 CPU, 32MB NVFS storage, SD/MMC card slot)
  • Xplore M68—Palm OS 5.4 (candybar, 2.2" 176x240 16-bit TFT, 1.3MP camera, ARM9 CPU, SD/MMC card slot)
  • Xplore M70—Palm OS 5.4 (candybar, 2.2" 176x240 16-bit TFT, 1.3MP camera with video recording, ARM9 CPU, SD/MMC card slot)
  • Xplore M70S—Palm OS 5.4 hardware same as M70 with security firmware update
  • Xplore M98—Palm OS 5.4 (flip, 2.2" 176x240 16-bit TFT inside, 96x96 outside, 1.3MP camera, ARM9 CPU, 32MB NVFS storage, microSD card slot)


  • TRGpro—Palm OS 3.5.3 - introduced standard (CF) Card slot (company was at that time TRG (Technology Resource Group))
  • Handera 330—Palm OS 3.5.3
  • Handera 330c— never released


The inventors of the Palm formed a new company called Handspring in June 1998, operating until 2003 when it merged with Palm, Inc.'s hardware division.


Smartphones (except 90)

The Treo 300
  • Treo 90—Palm OS 4.1H, can be updated to 4.1H3 which adds SDIO support
  • Treo 180—Palm OS 3.5.2H
  • Treo 180g—Palm OS 3.5.2H The Treo 180 with graffiti area, rather than a thumbboard
  • Treo 270—Palm OS 3.5.2H
  • Treo 300—Palm OS 3.5.2H6.2
  • Treo 600—Palm OS 5.2.1H


Visors introduced color cases and the Springboard Expansion slot.


IBM WorkPad c3

IBM's Workpad series was nearly identical to PDAs manufactured by Palm. The main difference were color and logo on the casing.



  • XP20—Palm OS 5.4.9, B&W 160x160 screen, two variants: one with a full keyboard, one with partial
  • XP30—Palm OS 5.4.9, Color 240x160 screen, two variants: one with a full keyboard, one with partial



Legend Group[edit]

  • Pam 168—Palm OS 4.1


Chinese PDAs

  • p100—Palm OS 5.3
  • p200—Palm OS 5.3
  • p300—Palm OS 5.3

Palm, Inc. & PalmOne, Inc.[edit]

A Palm Pilot 5000
A Palm IIIxe unit with Accessories.
  • Palm IIIxe—Palm OS 3.5 - 8 MB RAM (update possible to 4.1 (CD) & a 3.5 patch Available from website (3.5.3))
  • Palm V—Palm OS 3.1 (later 3.3) - thin, sleek, metal case
  • Palm VII—Palm OS 3.2 - Wireless
  • Palm VIIx Palm OS 3.5 (update possible to 3.5.3) - Wireless
  • Palm Vx—Palm OS 3.3 (update possible to 3.5 and then 3.5.3 (website) or 4.1 (CD)) 8Mb RAM & B&W screen thin, sleek, metal case
  • Palm m100—Palm OS 3.5 2Mb RAM & B&W screen
  • Palm m105—Palm OS 3.5 8Mb RAM & B&W screen
  • Palm m125—Palm OS 4.0 8Mb RAM & B&W screen
  • Palm m130—Palm OS 4.1 8Mb RAM & color screen, 4k-color
  • Palm m500—Palm OS 4.0 (later 4.1) 8Mb RAM & B&W screen thin, sleek, metal case
  • Palm m505—Palm OS 4.0 8Mb RAM & color screen, 4k-color thin, sleek, metal case
  • Palm m515—Palm OS 4.1 16Mb RAM & color screen, 4k-color thin, sleek, metal case
  • Palm i705—Palm OS 4.1 - Wireless
  • Palm Centro—Palm OS 5.4.9 & MP3 player & 64k color screen (combo Cell phone+PDA similar to the Treo line)


The Zire series, replaced by the "Z" series in 2005, are the lower end Palm models. Some have color screens (some 160x160, some 320x320), some B&W (at 160x160).

The PalmOne Zire 31 and stylus
  • Zire (also known as m150) -- Palm OS 4.1
  • Zire 21—Palm OS 5.2.8
  • Palm Z22—Palm OS 5.4.9 - New PIM - NVFS
  • Zire 31—Palm OS 5.2.8 - New PIM & MP3 player
  • Zire 71—Palm OS 5.2.1 & VGA digi-cam & MP3 player
  • Zire 72 and 72s—Palm OS 5.2.8 - New PIM & 1.3Mp digi-cam & MP3 player; the only Bluetooth Zire


The Tungsten series are the high end Palm models, with ARM/RISC processors (except T|W), high-resolution color screens, and SD memory cards.


The Treo series are combo Cell Phones/PDA models, originally developed by Handspring.

  • Treo 600—Palm OS 5.2.1H - (The first models were "Handspring"-branded, later models were "Palm"-branded.)
  • Treo 650—Palm OS 5.4, 5.4.5 or 5.4.8 depending on specific carrier version
  • Treo 680—Palm OS 5.4.9
  • Treo 700p—Palm OS 5.4.9
  • Treo 755p—Palm OS 5.4.9



  • QDA 700—Palm OS 5.4.1 - Cell Phone


Smartphones, later sold to Kyocera

  • pdQ 1900[1][2] (single-mode CDMA 1900 MHz digital PCS)—Palm OS 3.0
  • pdQ 800[3][2] (dual-mode 800 MHz digital/analog PCS)—Palm OS 3.0



  • SPH-i300—Palm OS 3.5
  • SPH-i330—Palm OS 3.5.3
  • SCH-M330—Palm OS 3.5.3 - Scheduled for release in South Korea
  • SPH-i500—Palm OS 4.1
  • SPH-i550—Palm OS 5.2 - never released.
  • SCH-M500—Palm OS 5.2 - Scheduled for release in South Korea in mid-July 2004.[4]
  • SGH-i500—Palm OS 5.2 - never released
  • SGH-i505—Palm OS 5.2 - never released
  • SGH-i530—Palm OS 5.2 - never sold, only given away at Athens Olympics 2004
  • SCH-i539—Palm OS 5.4.1 - Released in China

Sony CLIÉ[edit]

Sony developed and marketed the CLIÉ multimedia PDA from 2000 to 2005.

The Sony CLIÉ TJ37

N Series[edit]

NR Series[edit]

NX Series[edit]

  • PEG-NX60—Palm OS 5.0 & MP3 player
  • PEG-NX70V—Palm OS 5.0 & MP3 player & VGA digi-cam / camcorder
  • PEG-NX73V—Palm OS 5.0 & MP3 player & VGA digi-cam / camcorder (/E European versions also had Bluetooth)
  • PEG-NX80V—Palm OS 5.0 & MP3 player & 1.3 Mp digi-cam / camcorder

NZ Series[edit]

  • PEG-NZ90—Palm OS 5.0 & MP3 player & 2 Mp digi-cam / camcorder

S Series[edit]

SJ Series[edit]

SL Series[edit]

  • PEG-SL10—Palm OS 4.1 & B&W paper-white screen

T Series[edit]

  • PEG-T400—Palm OS 4.1 & vibe-alarm feature thin, sleek, metal case, B&W HiRes screen (Japanese)
  • PEG-T415—English ROM version of the PEG-T400
  • PEG-T425—European version of T415
  • PEG-T600C—Palm OS 4.1 thin, sleek, metal case, Color HiRes screen (Japanese)
  • PEG-T615C—English ROM version of the PEG-T600
  • PEG-T625C—European version of T615C
  • PEG-T600C—Palm OS 4.1 & MP3 player thin, sleek, metal case, Color HiRes screen
  • PEG-T665C—English ROM version of the PEG-T650
  • PEG-T675C—European version of T665C

TG Series[edit]

TH Series[edit]

  • PEG-TH55—Palm OS 5.2.1 Wi-Fi (/E European versions also had Bluetooth)

TJ Series[edit]

UX Series[edit]

VZ Series[edit]


PDA with integrated barcode reader


A PDA designed for handheld gaming. It was held sideways (landscape), had an analog joystick and extra gaming buttons, and used Bluetooth for multiplayer gaming as well as standard PDA functions. It also introduced a dedicated video chip, and dual SD card slots.


Two models (candybar and slider) were demonstrated at PalmSource Euro Dev Con 2005 running Palm OS Cobalt 6.1.1 [5] A few were sold onsite. Oswin never produced more. These were the only Palm OS cobalt devices to be seen in the wild. The codename for the candybar version was Zircon A108


  • POSE (Palm OS Emulator)—Free Palm OS 4 emulator for PCs
  • Palm OS Simulator—Palm OS 5 simulator for PCs
  • StyleTap—for Windows Mobile, Symbian, and Android
  • Garnet VM—for Access Linux Platform and Maemo
  • Classic—for webOS-based Devices
  • PHEM—for Android-based devices
  • Cloudpilot—for web browsers and mobile devices

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "CNN - The Qualcomm pdQ: Kill two birds with one phone - December 3, 1999". Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  2. ^ a b "Qualcomm Unveils "pdQ" CDMA Digital Smartphone". Qualcomm. 1998-09-21. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  3. ^ "Qualcomm PDQ 800". National Museum of American History. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  4. ^ "NVIDIA GOFORCE 2100 SELECTED FOR PICTURE PERFECT SAMSUNG CAMERA PHONE". HEXUS. 27 September 2005. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
  5. ^ "The Palm OS Cobalt Phones That Never Were".

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