It appears that HP is also banking on the popularity of Manny Pacquiao to promote their product, like the HP Veer. Check out the video ads starring the eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.
HP Veer was launched last February 2011 and it’s powered by webOS from Palm which was acquired last April 2011.
HP Veer Specs:
QualcomSnapdragon MSM7230 800-MHz processor
Tri-band UMTS, quad-band GSM/EDGE world phone
2.57-inch multitouch screen with 18-bit color @ 320 x 400 screen resolution
Fulslide-out QWERTY keyboard
8 GB of internastorage
support for Adobe Flash Player 10.1 beta
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR with A2DP
Wi-Fi router functionality for up to five wifi enabled devices
5 MP camera with geotagging
POP3 and IMAP Support
Proximity sensor, light sensor and accelerometer
Li-on 910 mAh battery
According to Yugatech, the HP paid Manny $1 million for the Veer Endorsement deal. Since Manny is endorsing HP Veer, there is a good chance that the small but terrible smartphone will be release in the Philippines.
Last modified: June 4, 2011