palmOne today launched its LifeDrive which features a 4GB HDD, a large 320x480 color screen, LifeDrive smart file management, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
This mobile manager allows people to listen to songs, view pictures or watch video clips on the go. palmOne also made a deal with Real to provide support for the Rhapsody online music service.
Consumers today demand more from their mobile devices as their digital information continues to increase in size and scope. Many people want easy access to all of their essential documents, email and wireless web access. They want the ability to entertain themselves in a free moment, and to share personalized content, such as photos, home movies or their entire MP3 collection. The ability to do these things in an all-in-one device has become a reality with mobile managers.
Besides a 4GB HDD (of which 3.85GB is available to the user) the LifeDrive also support SD, SDIO and MMC memory cards.
The LifeDrive retails for $499 and is currently shipping in limited quantities. Volume availability is expected within two weeks.