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Garmin-Asus Announces nuvifone A50 Android Phone, M10 WM Handset

Garmin-Asus has just debuted its first Android smartphone, the nuvifone A50, pictured below and featuring tons of navigational functions. Included among its specs there’s a high sensitivity GPS receiver, providing turn by turn navigation, voice directions and lane assist.

Garmin-Asus A50 comes with preinstalled maps, so you’ll be able to use its navi features even in areas without network coverage. The handset also supports cityXplorer maps and it’s bundled with a custom Garmin car mount and tons of apps, that provide real time weather info, traffic info and data about safety cameras and fuel prices.

Nuvifone A50 also incorporates a 3.5 inch HVGA touchscreen display, a virtual QWERTY keyboard, Google Maps with Street View, a 3 megapixel camera, 4GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot. Microsoft Exchange syncing and a multitouch WebKit browser are also among its features. The device will hit Europe in the first half of the current year, for a mystery price.

Garmin-Asus also announced the M10 model today, a Windows Mobile 6.5.3 phone, packing a 3.5 inch WVGA touchscreen display, a 3D Task Manager, WiFi, Garmin GPS software, a 5 megapixel camera and 4GB of internal memory. Expect this smartphone to be available in Europe and Asia starting H1 2010. These handsets will also be showcased next week, during MWC 2010.

[via Unwired View]