Palm Centro Surpasses 2 Million Mark

Palm has announced they have surpassed the 2 million mark, this just a few months after it was announced they had surpassed the one millionth Centro sold.

The low price point, Treo refined experience and pocket-friendly form factor have made the Centro a best seller for Palm. It also speaks volumes about how the Palm OS, despite it’s age, is still a preferred OS for smartphone owners, many of which are first time smartphone buyers. Expect this trend to continue, with the Centro now available for all major US carriers include Verizon, AT&T and Sprint. Those with T-Mobile have the option of the unlocked Palm Centro. Palm also continues it’s international sales with the Centro being available in over 25 countries.

Recent data released by AdMob, the largest advertising network on the mobile web, further echoes the momentum of Palm’s smallest, lightest and most affordable smartphone. According to the company’s Mobile Metrics report, Palm Centro leapt onto the list of mobile phones worldwide in May as the No. 8 device, and moved up in June to No. 7. AdMob cites the growth of inexpensive phones, such as Palm Centro, as a primary driver in mobile Internet usage.

"Consumers are ready to do more on their mobile phone, and Centro has struck a chord around the world, said Brodie Keast, senior vice president of marketing for Palm, Inc. "Centro has everything a person needs to stay connected with everyone who is important to them — and at a price point and size that make smartphones more attractive to a much wider audience.

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