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10/19/2010 02:44 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Palm Pre 2 Specs Revealed (PHOTOS)

HP has just taken the wraps off of the Palm Pre 2, a new smartphone that will be the first from Palm since it was acquired by HP and the first running webOS 2.0.

Engadget details the phone's specs:

The Pre 2 portal is now live, showcasing a 3.1-inch 480 x 320 (HVGA) multitouch display, a black enclosure, Exchange support, built-in GPS, ambient light / proximity sensors, an accelerometer, 802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 16GB of inbuilt storage space, a battery good for around 5.5 hours of talking and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

According to the HP press release, the phone will be available this Friday from France's SFR and will be available from Verizon in the U.S. and Canada in "the coming months."

HP boasts the Palm Pre 2 will offer "true multitasking" meaning you can "[p]ause a game, tap an email notification, check your calendar, read a restaurant review, send an email reply, then switch back to the game without closing anything."

See photos of the new phone below.