Asus Launches Garmin Asus Nuvifones M-20 and G-60

garmin-asus-nuvi-phone-g60-m20-s  ASUS unveiled their Garmin Asus Nuvifones M20 and G60 in the Indian market. With the nuvifone, Garmin-Asus intends to introduce location-centric approach in the lifestyle of the Indian people through their location based services. The Garmin-Asus nuvifone brings maps to life with high quality data from global map provider, NAVTEQ.   

Although navigation is a key component of the nüvifone series, the devices do more than “just navigate.” Both the nüvifone G60 and M20 incorporate top-of-the-line phone capabilities with premium features such as 3.5G data connectivity, SMS text messaging, email, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and more.    The nüvifone G60 and M20 have a full HTML browser that customers can easily zoom in or pan with their finger, and pages may be viewed in either portrait or landscape. Users can surf the web on their phone via Wi-Fi or 3G networks, and the pages are presented similar to a PC browser.

Its users can also enjoy the benefit of location-based services seamlessly integrated with nüvifone’s intuitive user interface and turn-by-turn navigation.  Users can supplement the preloaded POI data with internet enabled local searches and automatically navigate around traffic congestion while seeing the estimated traffic delay along their route.


Pics of G-60

Other state of art features are:

Location Link: H elps the user to reach his desired location by just selecting the POI and then by navigating to the desired destination.

Send your Location: This function helps the user to send across his location to his friends so that they can stay connected 24×7

Carfinder: This application helps the user to easily find his car even in an outdoor parking, the phone automatically marks the position where it is last disconnected from it’s car mount.

Geo Tagged Photos: It helps the user to take a geo tagged photo and he can further send it to his friends. With this application the user can also navigate to the location in geo-tagged photo and can get location information.

Ciao: A one of it’s kind LBS application that helps users stay up to date on their friends’ whereabouts and status by linking location-centric social networks.

Panoramio: With this application the user can navigate to the geo-tagged photos. Its basically a geo tagged photo sharing website wherein you can view beautiful geo tagged pictures in your area to get navigational directions to their location.  

Weather Status: It helps the user to stay updated about the current and the five day weather forecasts.

Flight Status: Helps the user to check flight information from around the world.

Currency Converter:
It’s acts as a one touch access for the users for currency conversions.


Pics of M-20

The nüvifone G60 and M20 include a built-in camera with auto-focus. The camera automatically geotags images with an exact latitude and longitude reference of where the image was taken. The user may then save the image so they can navigate back to the location, or email the geo-tagged image to others. The nüvifone also provides direct access to millions of geo-located landmark and sightseeing photographs available through select picture sharing site, which are searchable and are sorted by the distance from the current location.


 nüvifone G60nüvifone M20
2G ConnectivityQuad-band GSM / GPRS / Edge 850/900/1800/1900Tri-band GSM / GPRS / Edge 900/1800/1900
3G Connectivity850/1900/2100 HSDPA 3.6 Mbps900/2100 HSPA 7.2 Mbps
Other Connectivity802.11 b/g WLAN, Bluetooth, HFP, HSP, AVRCP, A2DP mini-USB 2.0802.11 b/g WLAN, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, HFP, HSP, A2DP, AVRCP, mini USB 2.0
OSLinux (closed platform)Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional
Camera3MP camera with auto-focus and geo-tagging3MP camera with auto-focus and geo-tagging
Dimensions112 x 58.1 x 14.6 mm95.3 x 52.5 x 12.8 mm
Display3.55″, 65K, anti-glare resistive touchscreen2.8″, 65K, TFT with touch lens
EmailPOP3 / IMAP4 / SMTPPush / Enterprise / POP3 / IMAP4 / SMTP
InternetHTML browser based on Webkit platformOPERA browser, HTML, WAP 1.2.1/2.0
MessagingSMSSMS / MMS / IM
Talk Time Up to 4 hours 3G: Up to 3.5 hours / 2G: Up to 2.8 hours