Garmin ASUS M20

Garmin-ASUS has recently announced their nuvifone M20 all-in-one phone will come equipped with the latest Windows Mobile 6.5, allowing users to enjoy a better experience with the new user interface and applications. You can also choose to download additional applications to the phone from Microsoft’s Windows Marketplace.

SINGAPORE/19 November, 2009 — Garmin-Asus has recently announced that the nüvifone M20 — an all-in-one phone, mobile web-browser and premium navigation system — is now available with Windows Mobile® 6.5. Users will be able to enjoy the host of improvements that Windows Mobile 6.5 provides, such as large touch-optimized icons, mobile applications via Windows Marketplace for Mobile, and the convenient Microsoft® My Phone service.

With Windows Mobile 6.5, the new nüvifone M20 boasts interface improvements, such as large touch-optimized icons and a streamlined Home screen, and comes preloaded with Facebook. In addition, users will be able to take advantage of Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Marketplace for Mobile to easily download and install additional applications to their M20.  The Windows Marketplace offers mobile applications for free or purchase, from important business tools to popular social networking applications such as MySpace to games. The new My Phone service also offers a wealth of features such as data migration, data auto-syncing, backup and restoration, remote data wiping, as well as viewing, syncing and sharing of photos across PC, phone and web platforms.

The Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 running Windows Mobile 6.5 will be available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech, Turkey and other markets by the end of 2009. Current retail price for the M20 phone is S$699.

Existing users of nüvifone M20 phones running Windows Mobile 6.1 are also eligible for the free update to Windows Mobile 6.5. Details on how to perform the update can be found on from November 19.