Cell phones: Latest not always the greatest

In a few short weeks Sprint and Palm will launch the new Palm Pixi, a smartphone that hopes to capitalize on the popularity of the Palm Pre which is powered by the same acclaimed WebOS software.

There's no doubt that the Palm Pixi smaller and newer than the Palm Pre, but is the newest cell phone always the best deal?

I'll explain how the cell phone industry works, in terms of phones. When a company is launching a new top of the line phone, commonly referred to as a flagship phone, they pour a lot of effort into launching it and getting it into the public's eye.