Palm Centro

Announced:
Feb 19, 2008
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

2.2 inches

Resolution:

320 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

206 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

27.31 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

1.3 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Dimensions:

4.22 x 2.10 x 0.73 inches (107.2 x 53.5 x 18.6 mm)

Weight:

4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Features:

Stylus, Full keyboard, D-Pad

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 312 MHz, Intel

RAM:

0.06 GB

ROM:

64 MB

OS:

Palm OS (5.4 (Garnet))

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Talk time:

4.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.0

USB:

Yes

Connector:

Proprietary

Other:

Infrared, Computer sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, Push-to-Talk

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

2.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 20, 2008

FCC ID value:

O8F-728 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.19 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.30 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Lacks Wi-Fi
  • The touchscreen uses resistive technology, which is not responsive
  • Thick body (0.73 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Proprietary USB connector
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (206 ppi)
  • Lacks GPS

Description

The GSM variant of the Centro has the same design as the CDMA/EV-DO version, so is one of the small Palms. It is quad-band GSM/EDGE phone with touch-sensitive display, Palm OS and featutes 1.3-megapixel camera, microSD slot and Stereo Bluetooth.

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