Garmin announces the release of the Nuvifone, a new 3.5G GSM HSDPA smartphone, combined with a media player, full GPS navigation system, proprietary OS and many advanced elements. The Nuvifone sports the following features:
- Display: 3.5? touchscreen.
- 3 major icons: Call, Search, Maps
- Built-in camera with longitude / latitude tagging system.
- Full GPS navigation system, loaded with North America and European maps.
- Google local search capability.
- Garmin Online Service: an online updates information service, including weather, traffic, stocks, news, sports, hotels, etc.
- WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity.
- Email, SMS/MMS and IM support.
- Nuvi navigation service, providing “Where Am I ” function, for an accurate location info, on and off the road.
- Integrated media player, supports MP3 and MPEG4/AAC .
- Availability: Q3 2008.
- Price: Unknown.
I’m definitely looking forward to snack one of those and see it in action.
More pictures after the break.