Palm Centro and Samsung i760 … It’s all about Innovative Mobile Designs

Posted by Jack Cook on Dec 07, 2007

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pc Appeal … that is the first determining factor for any device then everything else follows.  How do you get that "special look"?  Mathematics and the use of the different forms of symmetry!  Both Palm and Samsung have combined Point, Line and Rotational Symmetry in the design of the Palm Centro and the Samsung i760 giving it that "comfortable" look when you first see it.  The look is enough to make you want to investigate the device and see if it has what you want and need for your mobile needs.

MobileWhack  had an interesting piece up on a buyer behavior survey conducted by Strategy Analytics Wireless Device Lab.  The buyer behavior survey determined that the Palm Centro & Samsung i760 have the "Most Appealing Innovative Designs”.  There is no question that looking at these devices for the first time bring a "pleasing feeling" and a "comfort factor" that make you want to have it.  When I reviewed the Samsung i760, the look, the feel, the immediate comfort with the device was a first impression.  They were smart in the design, they used mathematics!

“The Samsung i760 and Palm Centro top the purchase likelihood table for those seeking a multifunction, fully integrated device,” according to Paul Brown, Senior User Experience Analyst at Strategy Analytics. “The Nokia Prism is perceived as the most feminine and fun new product, appealing to our Voice + Music segment.”

Approximately half tested US consumers who desire to buy a new mobile device in Q4, 2007 said they will go for The Palm Centro. It got even more positive response than Samsung i760, Nokia Prism, LG Rumor, and Pantech C810.

Which one will you buy? :)

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Jack spent 35 years teaching mathematics, worked as a Dean of Students, and completed his career as a Principal of a suburban school just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Throughout his years in public education, the computer field has always sparked an interest in him.In his early years as a teacher, he became proficient with computers by teaching himself “BASIC” with an old HP card reader. Handheld computers soon became his passion where he eventually focused his attention on the HP iPAQ. Jack participates in several discussion groups and is currently serving as Senior Editor on Mobilitysite, serves as a moderator in the Microsoft Windows Phone forums and maintains his personal site, Experience Mobility. Jack brings to the mobile device community, news, events, and reviews that generate the same passion in handheld’s that he has had.

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