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Garmin Asus A10

Recently, Garmin Asus announced the launch of its first Android navigation smartphone – A10 in Indian market.

Garmin Asus A10 is a powerful touchscreen smartphone. It boasts of Garmin’s sophisticated professional vehicle and pedestrian navigation technology. The phone is based on the advanced Android 2.1 (Éclair) platform.

Garmin Asus A10 has a bright 3.2” capacitive multi-touch screen. It comes with a 5-megapixel auto-focus camera also. You can automatically geotags images with an exact location reference.

Garmin Asus A10 mobile phone is designed to deliver a rich entertainment and productivity experience on the go. It is featured with abundant memory 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM. It has a long-lasting 1500mAh battery also.

Garmin Asus A10 phone comes with a large built-in point of interest (POI) database. It provides real-time information on weather, gas prices, parking lot availability, movie showtimes, public transportation, and more. Initially it is associated with the A10’s “click and go” function.

Currently, Garmin Asus A10 will be offered in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata. The phone is priced at Rs. 18,990.

Garmin Asus A10 Key Features:

HSDPA DL:7.2Mbps UL: 384Kpbs,UMTS 900/ 2100EDGE/GPRS/GSM 850/900/1800/1900 Networks

Android 2.1 (Eclair) OS (Upgradable to Android 2.2 Froyo platform)

Qualcomm 7227 600MHz CPU

512 MB SDRAM + 512MB ROM, 4GB eMMC Flash Memory

Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, USB v2.0, WLAN 802.11b+g

Qualcomm GPSOne–Gen7 (AGPS supported)

3.2 HVGA TFT with capacitive touch, 65Kcolors

5 megapixel, Auto Focus Camera

500mAh Lithium Battery

HTTP / Google Browser

SMS / MMS / Email / Push email Massaging

Video Playback

Audio (Mp3/mpeg4/wma/aac, aac+, aac+/wav/midi/ogg/3.5mm earphone jack)

Garmin Asus A10 brings your worlds together. It is a navigational phone combined with the versatility of the Android™ platform with Garmin’s GPS location technology. It brings people and place together – whether used inside or out, while walking or driving. It is a superb phone like Nokia N8.

Nokia N900

Where are you? All the technological and gadgets discussion have taken place to the Nokia N900. It is not me. It is my friend who said about Nokia N900. I was very amazed. Soon, I went through online and found many recourses and stories about Nokia N900. Nokia N900 handset is likely to launch in October, 2009.

I was very curious to know about its specification and features. I was very amazed to see it as mini computer which had Linux variant operating system rather than Symbian. It is the next Maemo-based flagship device which is known as Nokia N900 or Nokia Rover. Nokia N900 comes with Maemo 5. The device is beyond the Internet tablets and SmartPhones of Nokia which has dozens of applications.

Nokia N900 is nothing but a mini computer. It has powerful 600 MHz processor. This device comes with up to 1GB of application memory.

Attractive features and specification of Nokia N900:

Widescreen display with 3.5 inch touch-sensitive

800 × 480 pixel resolution display on screen

British English, American English, Canadian French etc. languages supportive phone

TV out

Bluetooth v2.1 with stereo headsets

Integrated GPS with A-GPS

FM transmitter

BL-5J 1320mAh Battery

32 GB internal storage

16 GB external microSD card

Full QWERTY onscreen keyboard

Quad-band, GSM, EDGE

GPRS class A

IMAP, POP3, SMTP E-mail massaging

Maemo browser of Mozilla

Adobe Flash™ 9.4 and full screen browsing

5 megapixel camera

3 × digital zoom camera

Dual LED flash camera

Maemo media player for music and audio

Maemo 5 software on Linux operating system

Yes, all these amazing features are coming with Nokia N900. Price for the device has been fixed as about 500 Euros ($712). You can preorder for a Nokia N900 if you are the citizen of France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and USA. Nokia has started a preorder booking for Nokia N900 now in these countries. You can preorder a Nokia N900 from here by selecting your country: http://maemo.nokia.com/n900/.

So, main focus with Nokia N900 is – Processing power, large internal storage, fast wireless broadband, digital camera, innovative design, integrated GPS and accessories. Nokia N900 is a very different handset from its previous – in design, functionalities, features and OS. Many people have opinions that Nokia will kill iPhone market by its Linux. Yes, it is only confusion, because iPhone can’t be beaten by only OS or widescreen but there is many more features with iPhone that make it popular just like – Apple App store, a cashing design, full touch-screen and user interaction.

Although, Nokia N900 may not beat iPhone market but surly, it will grab a huge market share of Apple iPhone because of its design, features and functionalities.