T-Mobile USA announced the upcoming exclusive availability of the new Garminfone. The smartphone, which is a product of Asus, the computer maker, and the navigation company Garmin, will run on Android 1.6 and feature Garmin’s premium navigation software. According to a press release, the phone will be available later this spring.
The Garminfone features a 3.5-inch touch screen, 3.15-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 4GB of internal storage, expandable up to 32GB. The touchscreen features multi-touch and an accelerometer.
T-Mobile says the new phone will include Garmin’s turn-by-turn navigation software, including Garmin Voice Studio, an Android application, which allows customers to record and share custom voice directions from family and friends.
Garminfone also comes with a charging window and dashboard mount, enabling customers to easily navigate and charge the phone’s battery simultaneously.
No specific information was provided for price and availability.