Palm is making a comeback in early 2018

Vlad, 30 August 2017

Guess who's (going to be) back? Palm. While we may not have heard anything about the now-defunct mobile brand for a few years, it's making a comeback early next year. Seriously.

The company responsible for Palm's upcoming resurrection is TCL, as revealed back in 2015 when it first made its intentions known. It's definitely getting pretty good at recycling old brands in the mobile space: first Alcatel, then BlackBerry, now Palm. We wonder what's next. Don't be surprised to see a TCL-made Sagem smartphone near you at some point.

Anyway, the word regarding Palm comes straight from TCL, specifically its marketing manager Stefan Streit. He stopped short of revealing what kind of products we should expect to see bearing the Palm name, but apparently smartphones are a real possibility that the company is considering.

In TCL's ever-expanding brand portfolio, Palm will be the one aimed at older users looking for the latest in technology. That's different from Alcatel, which apparently appeals to millennials, and BlackBerry which is obviously all about the business market.

Source (in Dutch)


Reader comments

  • Mobitech

Ohhhh...i have till the date the "PALM PIXI PLUS"

  • AnonD-632062

Cool. Palm had large touchscreens and a stylus before they became popular.

  • Aaron summerhayes

Yes! The Palm pre was one of the best phones I've ever had for its time. Multitasking cards, wireless charging, customisable OS. If they can match the quality for modern era, I will definitely be intrigued!

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