Garmin-Asus Nuvifone M10 GPS Enabled Smartphone Launched in India, Includes 5MP Camera and 3G Support

Garmin-Asus has launched its new GPS enabled Garmin-Asus Nuvifone M10 Smartphone in India that is powered by Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5.3 with full multi-tasking capabilities and is packed with some unique features to help users access their applications faster and easier.


The much anticipated Garmin Asus M10 smartphone was officially announced just couple of months earlier, is claimed to be the world’s first Smart3 phone encompassing a phone, powerful internal GPS navigation device & social media tool, all packed in one slim, ergonomic and stylish package. “Smart3” aptly describe the M10 as the gateway to Smart Phone, Smart Navigation & Smart Lifestyle.

The Garmin-Asus M10 smartphone is powered by latest version of Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Professional, essentially making it a multi-tasking capable mobile computer allowing Internet browsing, streaming videos, playing games, emailing, creating documents and many more capabilities are readily available at just a touch of the finger-friendly 3.5-inch screen.

The Garmin Asus M10 smartphone is equipped with 600 MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor and includes 512-MB RAM along with 512-MB ROM which is expandable up to 32GB with a microSD card for multimedia files and more, ensuring entertainment like music and videos are always available.

It also features built-in Accelerometer and 5.0 MP auto-focus digital camera and there is a VGA resolution secondary camera for video calling on 3G network.

The M10 also sports a large 3.5-inch, 65K color capable, 800 x 480 WVGA resistive touchscreen display and allows users seamless connectivity to 3G, EDGE or GSM network on top of its HSDPA wireless connectivity, Bluetooth v2.1+EDR wireless connection and WLAN (802.11 b+g) capability.

The M10 smartphone can also be synched to Microsoft Exchange so that appointments, contacts and emails are consistently and intuitively available to a user.

Garmin-Asus M10 smartphone also comes packed with social media features like MSN Messenger, Facebook widget, Youtube widget & Picasa Uploader, allowing users easy and single link update social network with real-time information such as locations, statuses as well as pictures and videos captured with the 5 mega-pixels camera.

The Garmin-Asus M10 smartphone also features a dedicated GPS receiver like in such devices as Garmin 1460 PND, giving users the ability to go wherever you desire without getting lost and losing precious time.

Supported by the advanced Garmin GPS navigation technology, even in undesirable weather conditions, the Garmin-Asus M10 handset offers an impressive time to first fix (TTFT) (timeframe to acquire a satellite lock) of 33 seconds.

For India market, Garmin-Asus comes preloaded with map data from Navteq for 62 largest cities in India and with its impressive large 3.5-inch 800 x 480 WVGA display, the M10 smartphone ensures a clear and precise view of maps and information such as speed, directions and estimated time of arrival besides offering a Junction View and Lane Assist feature, which realistically displays approaching exits and road signs, an advantage for users navigating on roads with sometimes confusing exit ramps.

In addition, another unique Ciao feature allows M10 users keep check on the location of their traveling friends and contacts.

Price and Availability

Measures 58 x 116 x 14 mm and only 138 grams heavy, the Garmin-Asus M10 smartphone comes with1500 mAh battery and is available in India for Rs. 19,990/- with one year warranty.

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