Uncle Walt brings it home with his Pre review


You’ll notice that our own Palm Pre review hasn’t run yet – long freaking story – but I enjoyed Uncle Walt Mossberg’s look at the Pre during which he basically confirms that there will be a new iPhone next week. He calls this the best competitor to the iPhone so far and that it also has a keyboard.

I consider the Pre to be potentially the strongest rival to the iPhone to date, provided it attracts lots of third-party apps, which it sorely lacks at launch. Its design is much better than that of the two other main iPhone-class competitors: the T-Mobile G1, which uses Android, and RIM’s touch-screen BlackBerry Storm.