Garmin-Asus A10, Android, GPS, electronic compass, 1500mAh battery

Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd. , and ASUSTeK® Computer Inc., today announced the Garmin-Asus A10, a touchscreen smartphone running on the Android™ platform that is optimized for pedestrian navigation. The A10 is expected to be available in mid-2010 in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

For those times when walking is the best way to go, the A10 is ideal for city navigation because of its bright, 3.2-inch HVGA touch screen, electronic compass and long-lasting 1500mAh battery. As with other Garmin-Asus Android-powered devices, the A10’s GPS capabilities are optimized to ensure that customers have the best location and navigation experience a smartphone can offer. Detailed maps are preloaded on the A10 so that users do not have to pay and wait for third party maps to download from a server, nor will they lose their turn-by-turn, voice-prompted navigation if they are out of cell phone coverage. In addition to pedestrian navigation, the A10 is ready for use in an automobile out-of-the-box, and it comes with a powered audio mount that magnifies the volume of the device’s voice commands.

Garmin-Asus A10 smartphone

The A10 is a full-featured smartphone on the Android platform that integrates Google™ Mobile Services with one-click access to Google Maps™, Gmail™, YouTube™, calendar, contacts and Android Market™, where users can find more than 30,000 applications to expand and personalize their phone to fit their lifestyle. Android applications that include location-centric content are also able to utilize the A10’s enhanced GPS capability.

To optimize a user’s ability to stay in touch with family, friends and business contacts, the A10 is compatible with Microsoft Exchange server and will wirelessly synchronize contacts, calendar and enterprise email. Account setup is quick and easy, and in a few simple steps users will have their contacts, calendar and email ready to go.

Garmin-Asus A10 smartphone

Additional A10 smartphone features include a powerful WebKit browser with multi-touch, five mega-pixel camera including auto-focus capability that automatically geotags images with an exact location reference. The built-in accelerometer will quickly change the display so that screens may be viewed in portrait or landscape mode.

The A10 also supports optional cityXplorer™ maps, which makes it possible to plan and use routes that include public transit options such as bus, tramway, metro and suburban rail systems.

Garmin-Asus A10

The Garmin-Asus A10 is expected to be available in mid-2010 in Europe and Asia-Pacific. Additional information about Garmin-Asus products is available at www.GarminAsus.com.

Garmin-Asus A10

Source: Garmin

Related posts

Eurocom unveils the powerful 15-inch Racer notebook

Eurocom  announces a new member to its fully configurable gaming notebooks, dubbed Racer which they claim is the most powerful 15-inch notebook on the Planet. The gaming machine packs 15.6-inch (1920x1080) Backlit LED display with Glossy/Matte Surface, the newSandy Bridge line of Intel i5 and...

Intel ships 335 Series SSDs

Chip giant Intel has announced it is currently shipping its new 335 Series SSDs – the first SSDs based on 20 nm NAND flash memory. The new SSD series fully supports SATA 3.0 and comes with 240 GB of capacity. The SSDs reach 500 MB/sec of sequential read speed and 450 MB/sec of...

Google releases Android 7.0 Nougat

Google releases Android 7.0 Nougat

Google has made its new Android 7.0 Nougat mobile OS available. The new Android version can now be used by several Nexus devices including the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6 smartphones and the Nexus 9 and Pixel C tablets. In addition the General Mobile 4G smartphones and the Nexus Player...

Leave a comment