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Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 gets launch window in Europe

Nuvifone A50 to hit Europe this year

By Shane McGlaun on Feb 11, 2010 at 10:04 am CST - 0 mins, 33 secs reading time

Garmin is huge in the PND and GPS navigation market and Asus is a big name in computers and hardware. The two have teamed up to bring navigation enabled smartphones to market under the Garmin-Asus brand.

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Garmin-Asus has announced the launch window for the Android-powered nuvifone A50 today. The handset is set to launch in Europe sometime during the first half of 2010. Pricing and availability elsewhere are unknown.

The device has a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen with a onscreen QWERTY keyboard. Storage is 4GB and can be expanded via a microSD card slot. The handset features an accelerometer, full turn-by-turn GPS navigation, 3G capability, and a 3MP camera with geotagging.

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NEWS SOURCE:GarminAsus.com

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