Palm Centro

Announced:
Feb 19, 2008
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

2.2 inches

Resolution:

320 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

206 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

27.31 %

Colors:

65 536

Touchscreen:

Resistive

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

1.3 megapixels

Software Features:

Digital zoom

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

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 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Stylus, Full keyboard, D-Pad

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other

Multimedia

Headphones:

2.5 mm jack

Music player:

Supported formats:

MP3

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Single core, 312 MHz, Intel

RAM:

0.06 GB

ROM:

64 MB

Storage expansion:

microSD

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Palm OS (5.4 (Garnet))

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), Serial Port (SPP)

USB:

Proprietary

Charging connector:

Proprietary

Other:

Infrared, Computer sync

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1150 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

4.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

Blazer Web browser

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, Notes

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging:

AIM, Yahoo!

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 20, 2008

FCC ID value:

O8F-728 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.19 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.30 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 19, 2008
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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
  • 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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