Today Verizon Wireless announced that the Palm Centro smartphone will be available online on June 13th (Tomorrow).
The Palm Centro runs on Verizon Wireless’ high-speed data network and Verizon Wireless customers can also use the Centro as a modem for their laptops when they subscribe to Verizon Wireless’ BroadbandAccess Connect service plan.
Features of the Centro include a vibrant color touch-screen, full QWERTY keyboard, built-in Google Maps, VersaMail 4.0 with built-in Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Text, picture and video messaging, one-touch speakerphone and conference calling, 2x digital zoom camera with video capture and Bluetooth 1.2.
Measurements of the Palm Centro are 2.1” (l) x 4.2” (w) x 0.7” (d) and the weight is 4.2 ounces with battery.
The Palm Centro sells for $99.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
Customers may want to pair their Centro voice plan with Verizon Wireless’ E-mail and Web for Smartphone service for $29.99. This is an unlimited monthly data plan for Web browsing and e-mail support and includes personal e-mail accounts. To tether the Centro to a laptop with a USB cable, customers may opt to include a BroadbandAccess Connect plan in their service package for $30.
Via the Verizon Wireless site. Palm said today that they are on the way to sell 2 million Plam Centro smartphones.