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.


[via gizmodo]

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