Garmin nüvifone

Windows Mobile 6.5 headed to Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20

Garmin-Asus announced today that its nüvifone M20 will now come with Windows Mobile 6.5. It had been shipping with Windows Mobile 6.1 previously. Garmin-Asus has blended its signature navigation centric user interface with Windows Mobile 6.5. "Through its innovative integration of a phone, navigator, and browser, the nüvifone M20 is designed to enhance the lives of consumers today," said Benson […]

AT&T to launch Garmin nüvifone G60 on October 4th

The ASUS-Garmin nüvifone G60, which we first heard about back in February 2008, is about to hit North American shores. It will be available exclusively from AT&T starting on October 4th. The Garmin-Asus nüvifone G60 is powered by a Linux operating system. It comes with quad-band (850/900/1800/1900MHz) GSM/GPRS/EDGE and tri-band (850/1900/2100MHz) HSDPA connectivity, a 3.55-inch WQVGA (272 by 480 pixels) […]

More nüvifone delays?

Last week, during a conference call with analysts, Garmin announced last week that it was delaying the release of its upcoming smartphones to the second half of 2009. The delays are being attributed to the complexity of developing the custom Linux-based operating system. Garmin first announced the nüvifone over a year ago, promising a Q3 2008 release. Delays then pushed […]

Garmin nüvifone hits delays

On the day that it reported second-quarter results, Garmin also announced that it was pushing back the release of its Garmin nüvifone to the first half of 2009. Originally expected in the third quarter of 2008, Garmin attributed the delays to carrier-specific requirements that still need to be met. Exactly who these carriers are has not been disclosed and Garmin […]

Asustek to manufacture nüvifone for Garmin

The upcoming Garmin nüvifone will be manufactured by Asustek Computer, according to DigiTimes sources. This would mark the first time that Garmin has outsourced the manufacture of one of its products. The two companies have been working together for about two years to develop the nüvifone. And the partnership could last a while longer as Garmin has apparently already got […]

Garmin nuviphone gets priced?

Garmin is apparently trying to find out just how much customers would spend for their upcoming nüvifone. One pricing scheme was proposed in a recent Garmin survey: Now, how likely would you be to buy the Garmin nüvifone (for yourself or as a gift) if offered by AT&T for $499.99 with a two year contract? You would be required to […]