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Palm Centro Onyx (MultiMedia) Phone

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The Palm Centro for Sprint is a slimmer, lighter Palm device than any Treo series device before it. Like all Palm devices, the Centro lets you take your office with you by synchronizing to your corporate and personal email, calendar and contacts, and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the go. But this super-slim Palm also gives you broadband Web access, Google Maps, a media player and a 1.3 Megapixel camera/camcorder. That’s a ton of functionality in a very friendly smartphone!

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This phone has an editor’s rating of 3.5 out of 5 on CNet  and user’s rating of 3 out of 5.



  • One of The Slimmest, Lightest Palm Devices Ever
  • Tethered To Computer Or Over-the-air Synchronization For Your Email, Calendar and Contacts
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • View and Edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Read PDFs
  • Full Featured Email Supports Corporate And Personal Accounts
  • 1.3 Megapixel Camera/Camcorder Takes Printable Photos and Long Video Clips
  • Built-in Music Player With Expandable Memory To Store More Music, Pictures and Videos

What’s In The Box With The Phone

  • Additional Items Included – Battery, Wall Charger, User Guide, USB HotSync Cable, CD-ROM Software, Getting Started Guide

Advanced Features

  • Digital Camera – 1.3 Megapixels (1280 x 1040 Pixel Resolution Max), 2x Digital Zoom
  • MP3 Player – Yes, PocketTunes Software Lets You Listen to MP3 and Other Format Files, USB Mass Storage
  • Streaming Multimedia Support – Yes, Stream Videos From Sprint TV With Any Sprint Power Vision Add-on Feature
  • Attachment Viewing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) – Yes, View and Edit MS Word, Excel PowerPoint Files, View PDF Documents With DocumentsToGo v8
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology – Yes, v1.2, Headset, Handsfree, GAP, SPP, DUN, and GOEP Profiles Supported
  • Video Capture / Camcorder – Yes, 2x Digital Zoom, Length Determined Solely By Available Memory
  • QWERTY Keyboard – Yes, Backlit
  • GPS Services Support – Yes, Get Turn-by-turn Audible Driving Directions Plus Google Maps
  • Data Capable / Use This Phone As A Modem – Yes, When Connected To Your Computer Via USB Cable, Bluetooth or Infrared
  • PC Synchronization – Yes, Sync Via Cable, Infrared or Bluetooth, Microsoft ActiveSync Syncs Your Corporate Email

Messaging Features

  • Multimedia Messaging – Yes, Supports Sprint PictureMail and VideoMail With Any PowerVision Add-on Plan Features
  • Text Messaging (SMS) – Yes, Send or Receive Text Messages With Any Sprint Messaging Add-on Rate Plan Feature
  • HTML Web Browsing – Yes, Blazer Web Browser Supports Full HTML, SSL, JavaScript, Cookies, Bookmarks, Frames and VPNs
  • Email Client – VersaMail Email Software Supports POP, IMAP, APOP, ESMTP Protocols, Exchange ActiveSync and VPNs
  • Instant Messenger Built-in – Yes, Yahoo!, AOL and MSN Instant Messengers Built-in, Works With Any Sprint Messaging Add-on Plan Fe

Personalization and Fun Features

  • Polyphonic Ringtones – Yes, Downloadable
  • MP3 Ringtones – Yes
  • Ringer Profiles – Yes, Multiple Formats Supported
  • Picture Caller ID – Yes, Plus Video Caller ID
  • Games – Yes, Downloadable
  • Customizable Graphics – Yes, Downloadable, Multiple Formats Supported

Core Features

  • Color Main Display – Yes, 320 x 320 Pixels, Over 65,000 Colors, Touchscreen
  • Touch Screen – Yes, Stylus Included
  • Speakerphone – Yes
  • Color – Onyx Black
  • Style – Candybar
  • To-Do List – Yes
  • Voice Memo – Yes
  • Standard 2.5mm Headset Jack – Yes, Stereo
  • Alarm – Yes
  • Calculator – Yes
  • Calendar – Yes, With Rich Calendar Function, Syncs With PC Directly Or Over The Air With Exchange ActiveSync
  • Vibrate – Yes
  • Phonebook Capacity – Uses Shared, Expandable Memory
  • Multiple Numbers Per Name – Yes, Plus Email Addresses, Instant Messenger Addresses and Web Addresses
  • TTY Compatible – Yes
  • M3 Hearing Aid Compatible – Yes

Battery Life

  • Battery Type – LiIon
  • Talk Time – Up to 180 Minutes
  • Standby Time – Up to 250 Hours

Technical Specifications

  • Platform / Operating System – Palm OS 5.4.9 With Qualcomm MSM6500 Chipset
  • Data Download Speed – EV-DO (Up to 700 Kbps), 1xRTT (Up to 130 Kbps)
  • Network Compatibility – CDMA 800, 1900
  • Ringtone Types Supported – MIDI, QCELP, MP3, AAC, AAC+
  • Built-In Memory – 60 MB Available
  • Expandable Memory Capacity – Yes, Supports microSD Card Formats, Up to 4GB
  • Dimensions – 4.2 in x 2.1 in x 0.7 in
  • Weight – 4.2 oz
  • Compatible Carrier – Sprint
  • 3G Data Speeds – Yes

Compatibility Features

  • Device Supports Voice Plans – Yes
  • Device Supports Data Plans – Yes
  • Available For Purchase Without Service Plan – Yes
  • Device Supports Sprint Power Vision Access Pack – Yes
  • Device Supports Sprint Power Vision Navigation – Yes
  • Device Supports Sprint Power Vision TV Pack – Yes
  • Device Supports Sprint Power Vision Ultimate Pack – Yes
  • Device Supports Sprint Power Vision Business Pack – Yes

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