Gorilla Glass screen confirmed.
The Palm Pre 2 is a rare (and exciting) example of the tech industry giving a second chance. webOSRoundUp reports that Tim Pettitt, Senior HP Product Manager, has confirmed that the Pre 2 will be sold directly by HP. No contract or carrier will be necessary.
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In addition, the Pre 2's display will be covered by Gorilla Glass. The keyboard has been improved to increase tactile satisfaction, and the camera has apparently been tweaked quite a bit. The 5 MP shooter should be able to handle 1 photo / second. Will a tough screen, better body and bold direct-sale strategy be enough to bring webOS back from the brink? We'll see.