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Palm Centro CDMA User Reviews

8.3 Based on 29 Reviews

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Build quality10/10
Text input9/10
Everyday usage8/10
UI speed8/10
Call quality8/10

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First Smart Phone
posted on 16 Jan 2008, 15:46


Couldn't really ask for more

I upgraded from a Sanyo 8100 to my first ever smart phone and I have to admit, wow! I love how small (height and width) the device is compared to the other sprint smart phones currently on the market. Only the HTC Touch is smaller, but I wanted to have a keypad vs one on screen. I think having a physical keypad has a lower learning curve than a virtual/electronic keypad.

The phone does seem to be a bit bulky (thick) but I think that actually adds to the quality feel of the device in my hands. I've heard complaints about how small the keypad is, but I don't have any real complaints about it. the phone also has a cheap plastic back for the battery case.

This phone is also great because my company has Exchange server and I can get direct push of my e-mails on my phone! Now I can walk around and look important all day.

The speakerphone is good quality too. I also now get reception in places I didn't with my previous phone.

All in all, I'm pleased. The best part is the value for only $99! ( The HTC touch was $250) Good job Palm and Sprint.

Design 8/10
Features 8/10
Sound Quality 9/10
Signal Strength 9/10
Value for money 10/10

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posted on 08 Nov 2007, 16:13



In a few words.. This phone is by far everything me or my wife ever wanted and need..

Design 10/10
Features 10/10
Sound Quality 9/10
Signal Strength 10/10
Value for money 10/10

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posted on 17 Oct 2007, 10:53


sweet phone!!!!

i just got mines 2 days ago and i think,it hands down the best palm out for what it cost...im very happy with it....i have had many phones from sprint they never really did what i wanted them 2 do...this phone does it all email...text aol yahoo....excel....its good for the working class guy or girl that is looking 2 have a phone a pda and fun all together...so yea the phone is sweet!!!!!!!!

Design 9/10
Features 10/10
Sound Quality 8/10
Signal Strength 8/10
Value for money 10/10

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posted on 11 Oct 2007, 22:14


Just Got Mine

Just picked this baby up at the Sprint Store (they sold it two days early). I loved it when Sprint tech support kept asking me how I got it early:) The phone is very nice for $99 (traded in ppc6700) it has evdo, push e-mail, palm os is nice, and my slingbox mobile looks great. Coming from the slow, big box and crappy wm5 I'm not looking back, thanks palm for showing me the light.

Design 8/10
Features 9/10
Sound Quality 9/10
Signal Strength 8/10
Value for money 10/10

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