Centro Super Slim Hard Case Review
There are three excellent new Centro Cases that have recently been released by Seidio (from left to right below): Centro Super Slim Rubberized Hard Case, Centro Super Slim Hybrid Hard Case and Centro Super Slim Crystal Case.
As its name implies, the Rubberized model offers a hard case fully coated on the outside with a thin layer of black rubber paint which has the benefit of added grip. The Crystal model for its part offers a completely transluscent hard case that will show all of the body details of your Centro while protecting it from scratches. Finally the Hybrid model (my favourite) combines a rubberized back with a crystal front (see below in the middle).
Aside from the actual coating all three hard cases share exactly the same mold with an ultralight and super slim body that is only 1.2mm thick. Also, like previous versions for the Treo smartphone, this Centro hard case consists of two precision molded shells that are “sandwiched” together to fit perfectly around the contour of your Centro while locking in place with four hidden clips (two on either side).
The net effect of adding this sandwich to your Centro (image above) is that it offers great protection while being barely noticeable thanks to its super slim profile.
Additionally, this Centro hard case naturally offers clear access to all your buttons including the silent ringer switch at the top and side volume buttons.
The only complaint that I have is that the profile of the case around the keyboard (above left) is slightly too raised instead of being flush at the base of the keyboard – it’s not a huge deal but I still hope that Seidio will fix this shortly.
The back offers a modern slightly raised profile around the speaker and camera as well as access to your Centro stylus.
Finally, if you choose this type of Centro case I can highly recommend adding the Seidio Skinned Holster (see my review) which will allow you to comfortably carry the Centro by your side and have easy and quick access to it.
Separately, whether you own a Treo or Centro you might want to check out my Editor’s Choice roundup of the best accessories available for your smartphone.
Treonauts always work hard on the case…