I bought the Centro after seeing an ad for it on T.V around before Christmas. I really wanted the Blackberry pearl but could not afford $500. plus. My main reason for wanting the Pearl other than the coolness factor was for the GPS capabilities. I settled for the Centro being told that it had almost all the same capabilities as the Centro except the main funtion lacking was the GPS. On the good side I decdided that it had Yahoo maps so that was alright I figured. I do love my phone except that the battery life is not everlasting for sure)not made by Duracell), I think the ringtones options that come with the phone are boring (I expected better for that price), when I am sent picture mail half the time the image does not come thru and am still trying to fix that problem, and my email won't come through all the time either. Maybe some of this is my fault and I procrastinate calling tech as I hate being on perma hold with cell companies but most likely its something simple. Overall I LOVE my phone and the sound is crystal clear. I am still glad I spent the money to get it and who needs GPS anyway?