Palm TX

Palm TX

Lifecycle phase: Legacy. Release: October 2005. About Lifecycles.

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User Guides and other materials

User Guides Options Date
Palm TX Getting Started Guide Learn & Download 10/5/2010
Palm TX User Guide Learn & Download 10/5/2010
! Palm TX User Guide Learn & Download 3/26/2010
Additional reading Options Date
Palm TX Datasheet & Specifications Learn & Download 10/5/2010
One Year Warranty Learn & Download 1/1/2009

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Product first released October 2005
How to identify
  • Lowercase "palm" logo centered above screen
  • Black exterior
  • 320 x 480 color screen with virtual (not silkscreen) input area
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless capabilities built in.
Size & Weight 3.08" W x 4.76" H x .61" D
78.2mm W x 120.9mm H x 15.5mm D

5.25 ounces
148.83 grams
Screen 320x480 transflective TFT touchscreen display
Supports 65,536 colors
Landscape and portrait modes
Processor Intel 312 MHz ARM-based processor
Operating System Palm OS Garnet 5.4
Stereo Headphone Jack Accepts standard 3.5mm stereo headphone plug. Headphones not included.
Expansion Card Slot Supports MultiMediaCard (MMC), SD and SDIO expansion cards,sold separately.

The SDIO slot supports SDIO peripherals that use 1 bit and 4 bit modes. It does not support SDIO peripherals that utilize SPI mode.

Wi-Fi wireless technology Built-in Wi-Fi (802.11b) technology for connecting to more than 80,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots in popular hotels, cafes and airports?1;, or private wireless networks
VPN and email software included

1 - Some Wi-Fi hotspots require fee for usage.

Bluetooth® 1.1 wireless technology Communicate wirelessly and share files, photos and more with nearby Bluetooth devices via integrated Bluetooth technology
Stand-alone baseband processor, integrated 2.4 GHz transceiver
Beaming IrDA® (infrared)
Bluetooth 1.1
Rechargeable Battery Long-life rechargeable lithium ion

Unlike older NiCd batteries, the Palm T|X handheld's Lithium battery does not require you to run the battery down between charges. It is designed for high power devices and can be recharged whenever it is convenient for you.

Power/sync Multi-connector on device
USB 2.0 sync cable
AC adapter: 108-32 VAC/60Hz in U.S. version, 100-240 VAC/50-60Hz in International version
Synchronization with Desktop Palm? Desktop for Windows® and Mac®
Palm Outlook Conduits for synchronization with Microsoft® Outlook® (Windows only)
Memory 128MB total memory
100MB accessible to user
Flash memory means the information on your handheld is safe even if the power runs down. So you don't need to worry when you're on the move and unable to recharge or sync.
What's in the box
United States and Canada only
Palm T|X handheld
Flip cover
USB sync cable
Power adapter
3-step setup poster
Software Install CD-ROM with desktop software, Tutorial, Getting Started Guide, User Guide and bonus software

Printed documentation:
Read This First
End User License Agreement
Limited Warranty
Graffiti® 2 sticker
(plus electronic documentation, including 700-page User Guide, on Software Installation CD)
Included On Device
Calendar 1.2.5 Date book, syncs with Palm Desktop or Outlook Calendar
Contacts 1.2.5 Address book, syncs with Palm Desktop or Outlook Contacts
Tasks 1.2.5 To do list, syncs with Palm Desktop or Outlook Tasks
Memos 1.2.5 Freeform text notes, syncs with Palm Desktop or Outlook Notes
NotePad 2.3 Doodle on the screen, handwritten notes
DataViz Documents To Go 7.006 (Documents) Access your Word, Excel and PowerPoint files on your handheld, any time, anywhere
Media Organize your photos and videos into albums, slideshows and more
Pocket Tunes 3.0.9 (pTunes) Music and other audio: MP3, WMA
VersaMail 3.1c POP3, IMAP and corporate email on your mobile manager (includes Exchange ActiveSync for Exchange Server 2003)
Blazer 4.3 (Web Browser) Surf the web using a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone, or a Wi-Fi connection to a WLAN
Dialer 2.0.1 Use your handheld's spacious Contacts list to dial numbers on your mobile phone (via Bluetooth or IR)
SMS 5.4.1P Use this application on your handheld to send and receive short messages with your mobile phone (via Bluetooth or IR)
Calculator 1.0.1 Advanced math, trig, statistics and finance functions, plus unit conversions and logic operations.
World Clock 2.0.2 What time is it around the world?
Expense 1.2.5 Business or travel expenses
Favorites 1.0.1 Customizable list of applications, files and folders
Prefs 1.4 Global settings for your handheld
HotSync® Synchronization
Card Info 2.0 SD/MMC expansion card dashboard (free space, number of files)
Quick Tour Learn about your Palm T|X handheld
Handmark Solitaire 3.1p (Solitaire) The classic card game
AddIt 3.94 Try & buy from Palm's software connection
"Software Essentials" CD-ROM
Palm® Desktop software Personal Information Manager software for desktop computer
Adobe® Reader® for Palm OS View PDF documents on mobile manager?2; - info
Web link to Enterprise Solutions VPN (Virtual Private Network) and other software essentials for corporate or institutional environments
WiFile LT Access files in shared directories on your own personal desktop computer, or the network
Real Rhapsody 3.0.1 Desktop (Windows only) Music service from Real Networks
Power by Hand eReader Read eBooks from the Palm eBook store
Audible Player web link (Windows only) Spoken audio for download and playback on your mobile manager (
Handmark Express (free trial version) News, weather, sports, stocks, directory lookups, maps and directions through a Wi-Fi connection
Quick Install (Windows only) Install applications instantly. Icon added to Windows desktop.
Send To Handheld droplet (Mac only) Install applications instantly. icon added to Mac desktop
Windows Media Player/DirectX (Windows only) Play and convert videos for handheld

Electronic documentation:

  • Read This First (electronic version of printed setup guide)
  • Getting Started (setup and usage guide)
  • User Guide (700-page comprehensive manual)

  • Getting Started (installable on handheld) (mobile reference and help)

2 - Acrobat file viewing requires conversion step on desktop computer

Desktop system requirements Windows:
Windows 2000 (SP4), Windows XP
USB hardware port and CD-ROM drive
Administrator rights required to install
(Outlook synchronization requires MS Outlook 2000, 2002, or 2003 - sold separately)

Mac OS 10.2.8 to 10.4
USB hardware port and CD-ROM drive
Administrator rights required to install

These specifications were correct at the time of writing.
However, some specifications may vary over the lifespan of a product. Please refer to the product's box for a definitive description of specifications and components included with a particular unit. Visit the Palm products section for details on our current product lineup.