It was only a week ago that Garmin and ASUS announced their alliance to launch a co-branded mobile phone, with the re-branded Garmin-ASUS nüvifone G60 expected to be delivered in the first half of 2009. Today, Garmin-ASUS introduces a new nüvifone M20, which is powered by Windows Mobile Professional 6.1.
Today, Garmin-ASUS announces the nüvifone M20, an all-in-one phone with mobile web-browser and premium navigation system and the first nüvifone to be powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional.
Designed for on-the-go professionals who want a fashionable and functional smartphone to manage their busy work and personal lives, the nüvifone M20 combines a dual-band 3.5G/tri-band GSM phone with Wi-Fi connectivity, desktop-like Internet browser, push email, document viewing, multi-media capability, Bluetooth® and Garmin sat nav.
The nüvifone M20’s full QWERTY soft keyboard makes it easy to send and receive SMS, MMS and emails and the phone can sync with a PC to update contacts and emails conveniently. It is designed with location based services (LBS) at its core and the navigation functions are linked to frequently used applications such as calendar, contacts, email, internet applications and more.
Other features include 2.8-inch TFT touch display, built-in microphone and speakers, built-in 4G/8G My Storage, and ActiveSync® for Outlook®, Microsoft® Office, and multi-media synchronization.
Garmin-Asus expects to announce the nüvifone M20’s pricing and availability information in the first half of 2009.