Brand 3Com
Model Palm III
Released 1998 Mar 9
Hardware Designer Palm Computing
Manufacturer Palm Computing
General Extras 

Passive stylus

Device Category 

PDA

Width 81 mm
Height 119 mm
Depth 18 mm
Dimensions 3.19×4.69×0.71 inches
Mass 160 g
5.64 ounces
Platform 

Palm OS

Operating System

Palm Computing Palm OS 3.0

CPU Clock 16 MHz
CPU

Motorola DragonBall MC68328, 1995, 32 bit, single-core

RAM Type 

EDO DRAM

RAM Capacity (converted) 2 MiB RAM
Non-volatile Memory Capacity (converted) 2 MiB ROM
Display Diagonal 85 mm
3.3 inch
Resolution 160×160
Horizontal Full Bezel Width 20.9 mm
Display Area Utilization 37.5%
Pixel Density 68 PPI
Display Type 

MSTN LCD display

Number of Display Scales 4
Scratch Resistant Screen  No
Graphical Controller N/A
A/V Out  No
Microphone(s)  No
Loudpeaker(s):  

mono

Audio Output:   No
Supported Cellular Bands  No
Sec. Supported Cellular Networks:   No
Touchscreen Type 

Resistive screen

Directional Pad 

2-way

Expansion Interfaces  No
USB  No
No
USB Connector  No
Bluetooth  No
Wireless LAN  No
IR 

IrDA 1.0

57600bit/s (SIR)

Serial 

RS-232

Serial Connector:  

Proprietary

Serial Data Rate:  

57600 bps

FM Radio Receiver  No
Camera Image Sensor  No
Focus  No
Flash  No
Aux. Camera Image Sensor  No
Aux. 2 Camera Image Sensor  No
Aux. 3 Camera Image Sensor  No
Aux.4 Camera Image Sensor  No
Secondary Camera Sensor  No
Sec. Aux. Cam. Image Sensor  No
Built-in accelerometer  No
Protection from solid materials 

Yes

Protection from liquids 

Yes

Battery 

AAA pencil battery

removable

Estimated Battery Life 30.0 hours
Market Countries 

USA

Data Integrity 

Final