Yesterday, Garmin-ASUS announced the launch of their nuvifone A10 and A50 Android phones, the first in the company’s portfolio. Both phones are equipped with NAVTEQ map content and provide voice-prompted turn-by-turn navigation. The A10 is available now, while the A50 will be available from end of October.
Fei Yen, business development manager for handheld sales, ASUS, introduced both the nuvifone A10 and A50 as one of the best enjoyed smartphones; professional navigation devices; and social media tools; all in one value-for-money package.
“So how Garmin-ASUS differentiate from other competitors? We can provide the best navigation experience to end users, wherever they are travelling, by car or by foot. Our device incorporate the Garmin 1460, the professional GPS functions with the maps, junction view as well as lane guidance. With the Garmin-ASUS phones, you can go everywhere you want without getting lost” Yen says.
Brendan Soh, product manager for Garmin-ASUS, introduces the various features of the nuvifone A10 and A50.
The A10 has an easy-to-use navigation menu that allows you to look for places, view map as well as key point of interest easily. It is slightly smaller than the A50 but comes with more memory (512MB SDRAM and 512MB ROM, to 256MB SDRAM and 256MB ROM on the A50) as well as higher megapixel camera (5-megapixel to 3-megapixel on the A50).
The miniUSB port and a unique connector to mount to the included car holder accessory are on the left of the A10. At the rear holds the 5-megapixel camera with auto focus.