Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 Now with Windows Mobile 6.5

Garmin-Asus--nuvifone-M20Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd.  and ASUSTeK Computer Inc. , today announced that the nüvifone M20—an all-in-one phone, mobile web-browser and premium navigation system—is now available with Windows Mobile® 6.5. Users will be able to enjoy the host of improvements that Windows Mobile 6.5 provides, such as large touch-optimized icons, mobile applications via Windows Marketplace for Mobile, and the convenient Microsoft® My Phone service.

With Windows Mobile 6.5, the new nüvifone M20 boasts interface improvements, such as large touch-optimized icons and a streamlined Home screen, and comes preloaded with Facebook. In addition, users will be able to take advantage of Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Marketplace for Mobile to easily download and install additional applications to their M20. The Windows Marketplace offers high quality mobile applications for free or purchase, from important business tools to popular social networking applications such as MySpace to games. Last but not least, the new My Phone service offers a wealth of features such as data migration, data auto-syncing, backup and restoration, remote data wiping, as well as viewing, syncing and sharing of photos across PC, phone and web platforms.

Garmin Asus nuvifone M20

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 Lin, Vice President and General Manager of the ASUS Handheld Business Group. “With Windows Mobile 6.5, users can enjoy the same great LBS (location-based service) features of the original nüvifone M20, but with a richer and more rewarding user experience.”

Garmin Asus nuvifone M20

“Windows phones bring together the best of the Web, the PC and the phone so you can connect instantly to the people and information you care about, no matter where you are,” said Stephanie Ferguson, general manager, product management, Microsoft Corp. “The Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 helps people do more while on the go by combining the familiar, easy to use software on a Windows phone with a premium navigation experience.”

Garmin Asus nuvifone M20

The Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 running Windows Mobile 6.5 will be available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech, Turkey and other markets by the end of 2009.

Garmin Asus nuvifone M20

Existing users of nüvifone M20 phones running Windows Mobile 6.1 are also eligible for the free update to Windows Mobile 6.5. Details on how to perform the update can be found on www.garminasus.com from November 11.

Source: Asus

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