The Foleo was Palm’s attempt at entering the subnotebook market with a Linux-based “instant on” device, completely outclassed by other players:


Characteristics Foleo
Price $499, if it was ever on sale
Wi-Fi Y
Bluetooth Y
Ethernet N
Physical screen size 10”
Runs Citrix Doubtful
USB Ports 1
Audio Ports Y
Camera N
Standard VGA Port ?
Storage ?
Resolution 1024×600
Battery Life2 +5h
Weight 1130g
Dimensions ?


Date Link Notes
Jul 02 Brighthand short hands-on with video
Sep 04 A Message to Palm Customers, Partners and Developers Cancellation message. I still think it would fly if they gave up on the hopelessly naïve “smartphone companion” approach