The unlocked Palm Centro retains the smartphone’s compact, modern design and is dressed in a new white color with grey accents. Centro offers customers more choices to stay in touch with friends, family and co-workers by using voice, text messaging, email or the web. Also available in 25 countries worldwide, Centro is Palm’s smallest and lightest smartphone to date.
Google Maps for mobile with My Location makes it easier and faster for Centro customers to get mapping and direction information by approximating the user’s current location on the map. This saves time and keystrokes for people trying to find where they are, what’s around them, and how to get there.
In addition to My Location, Google Maps offers:
Pricing and Availability
The unlocked Centro smartphone is available online at http://www.palm.com/centro for $299.
Google Maps for mobile with My Location will be available tomorrow free of charge for Palm Centro smartphones at http://www.google.com/gmm. Please check the site for details on the download process and carrier availability.
About Palm, Inc.
Palm, Inc. is a global leader and innovator of easy-to-use mobile products that simplify people’s lives and help them stay connected on the go. The company offers a range of products -- including Palm® Treo™ and Centro™ smartphones, Palm handhelds, services and accessories -- to meet the needs of consumers, mobile professionals and businesses.
Palm products are sold through select Internet, retail, reseller and wireless operator channels throughout the world, and at Palm online stores ( http://www.palm.com/store).
More information about Palm, Inc. is available at http://www.palm.com.
(1) Within wireless service coverage area only. Availability and coverage depends upon carrier and the geographic scope of international roaming agreements. Email, messaging and web access requires data services from a mobile service provider at an additional cost.
(2) Google Maps for Mobile may not be available for certain areas.
Palm, Treo and Centro are among the trademarks or registered trademarks owned by or licensed to Palm, Inc. All other brand and product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services of, their respective owners.
A&R Edelman for Palm, Inc.
Sara Coughlin, 650-762-2957