Palm Centro Unlocked and Now Available with Google Map, My Location

Palm Centro and Google Map

Palm has announced to release unlocked version of its popular Centro smartphone. That means the smallest smartphone will now be available on Sprint, AT&T, Verizon Wireless as well as in the unlocked GSM version. The unlocked Palm Centro will be available in new white color with grey accents.

Moreover, Palm also has announced that the Centro will now be equipped with Google Maps for mobile with My Location. The newly added feature will deliver mapping and direction information by approximating the user’s current location on the map. Hence the phone can also be used as GPS system.

My Location, Google Maps offers:

  • Comprehensive information on traffic conditions in more than 30 U.S. major metropolitan areas, and partial information in many others
  • Detailed driving directions with traffic estimates to avoid congestions
  • One-touch recall of favorite locations and routes
  • Integrated search results for business locations, including directions and contact information
  • Ability to scan and drag maps using Centro’s touch screen for a PC-like experience
  • Satellite and aerial views
  • Consumers can purchase the unlocked version of the Palm Centro smartphone online at http://www.palm.com/centro for $299. Also users can download Google Maps for mobile with My Location on their Palm Centro for free at http://www.google.com/gmm.