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Sprint Unveils Palm Centro

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Sep 27, 2007, 9:55 AM   by (staff)

Updated. Sprint today launched a teaser campaign for the Palm Centro, a new entry-level Palm OS smartphone. The Centro is the smallest device from Palm yet and features Bluetooth, a 1.3 Megapixel camera, MicroSD slot and an updated of the Palm OS including a new instant messaging program and support for many popular email services. It shares styling with the new 500v announced earlier this month, but is narrower and has a smaller QWERTY keyboard. The Centro will be available in black or red on October 14 for $100 after rebate and 2 year contract.

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WM6user

Sep 30, 2007, 1:38 PM

Centro

Will a Windows version be made? And if so, will it be Smartphone, or Pocket PC?
Smartphone or Pocket PC? I didnt know there was even a difference? is it the OS or something?



oh where, oh where can nextel 18 be..or where or where can he be??? Laughing
Early '08 the 800w will come out. Its pretty much the 500v revealed earlier this month. As far as OS Im under the impression it will be the Smartphone or "Personal" or whatever they call the one thats NOT Proffesional Edition.
RSpekin

Sep 27, 2007, 2:32 PM

Can this Palm be used as a modem?

a la the Samsung UpStage?

Are any of the current Palm Treos be used as a tethered modem as well?
Yes but why would you? Phone as a modem is good for every now and then times you really need access to the internet and paying 40-50 bucks a month extra for it (depending on service provider) isn't worth it in my eyes. Not only that but the connecti...
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PDANet will probably work on it.
jskrenes

Sep 27, 2007, 10:49 AM

Good gravy this thing is ugly

Ever since the iPhone came out, every phone, especially smartphones, is either criticized for not being the iPhone or lambasted for copying the device. So while I have some sympathy for smartphones, I have to admit this thing looks atrocious.
eww. Embarassed It is ugly.
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It’s a Palm, did you expect anything else?
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I totally disagree. I love it in the red. Im switching back to Sprint @ the end of the year and I was going to buy the LG 260 but I think I will purchase the Palm Centro instead. Very Happy
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It could be worse.
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JestaMcMerv

Sep 27, 2007, 1:57 PM

is this touch screen?

is this touch screen?
non-touch screen, navigated by using the D-pad key on the center of the device...
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