The company has already made it clear that this OS will be primarily targeted at consumers, and Brown said that it will have a new layout that makes it easier for users to download and play music, video, and games. It will also emphasize messging and working with camera images.
Centro as a Model
The Palm Centro is currently available from only one wireless carrier, but it has nevertheless exceeded both Palm's and Sprint's sales expectations.
Palm is looking at this smartphone as a harbinger of what's to come: smaller, low-cost devices with a consumer focus.
For those looking for a business-oriented smartphone, the company will continue to offer models running Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system, which has an emphasis on use in the office.