As we earlier reported, Garmin-Asus JV has released its Android powered nuvifone A10 in India. A10 runs on Android 2.1, but is upgradable to Android 2.2 according to the company.
Being a navigation oriented smartphone, Garmin-Asus A10 offers support for multiple navigation modes like Professional Pedestrian Navigation and In-car Navigation.
“We are extremely pleased to launch the A10 which is our first Android powered Navigation smartphone to be launched in India. The A10 is an extremely powerful smartphone that has navigation capabilities equivalent to Garmin’s premium automotive navigation devices. It enables users to interconnect instantly with other users with unique features like “Geotagging” wherein a geotagged photo can be sent to friends who can then initiate navigation to the location by simply clicking on it. Equipped with Connected Services like Ciao, Flight Status, Currency convertor and Weather Updates – the A10 is a unique smartphone offering from Garmin-Asus that users will definitely want to carry with themselves at all time,” said John Chen, Business Head for Mobile Communication Business at ASUS (India).
A10 comes with a 3.2” capacitive multi-touch screen, 5-megapixel auto-focus camera , 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM and a 1500mAh battery.
The Garmin-Asus A10 will be offered in major metro cities for INR 18,990.