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Garmin and Asus team up to build a Smart Phone

nuvifone G60 launches on the 16th

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Feb 5, 2009 2:39 pm

Asus and Garmin have joined forces to launch a new smart phone.
The new phone will be called the Garmin-Asus nuvifone G60 and will be the first mobile phone that is Location-Centric.

 

I am sure you are wondering what that means exactly, well in simple terms it means it is a GPS device at heart and a smart phone 2nd. This is in contrast to most GPS enabled phones where the GPS functions are secondary or an afterthought.

 

The G60 will be launched in Barcelona, Spain during the Mobile World Congress trade show which kicks off on February the 16th.

 

While details of the agreement are mostly confidential, it is known that Asus and Garmin will share profits from the device as well as distribution.

 

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