When you think about Garmin (GRMN), the first thing that comes to mind are GPS systems. Here’s something you probably don’t relate with Garmin: smartphones. Garmin has two different popular smartphones on the market right now – one with AT & T and one with T-Mobile. According to CNet, the T-Mobile Garminfone is a huge improvement over the AT & T Nuvifone G60, proving to be a capable smartphone just as much as it is a reliable navigator.
The Garmin GPS fone is built on the Android™ platform. It is a full-featured smartphone combined with proven Garmin GPS satellite navigation. Whether you’re making a call, sending a message or simply surfing the web, Garminfone puts everything you need right at your fingertips. You’ll get access to the Android Market, similar to the the Apple iPhone app store, giving you thousands of apps to choose from. Android Market is where you’ll find apps to truly customize your smart-phone.
Garmin GPS Navigation
With Garminfone, you can find addresses, get both on-screen and voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions that speak street names, know your arrival time, and automatically reroute if you have to detour. Garminfone also supports junction view with lane assist¹ in many metro areas — so you can know the right lane to be in at the right time. In addition, Garminfone comes preloaded with millions of points of interest so you can look up restaurants, fuel stations, hotels, ATMs and more, get phone numbers and addresses, and navigate right to your chosen location.
Recognizing that location is relevant to every aspect of every day, Garminfone is designed with location-aware functionality at its core. Navigation features are fully integrated with frequently used applications such as calendar, contacts, email, Internet browser, and messaging. So no matter where you are, you’ll always have details about your surroundings right in front of you.
Google Voice Search
Garminfone is tightly integrated with Google Voice Search. Simply speak to move through the point of interest information from within Google Voice Search, make your choice and Garminfone will guide you there. It makes it easy to find your way while you’re on the go.
Customizable Phone Apps
Garminfone is easy to customize to fit your needs. In addition to the thousands of downloadable apps available from Android Market, you’ll also have access to our suite of Connected Services², which include flight status information, weather forecasts, real-time traffic, gas prices, and more. With Garminfone, you’ll have a phone designed for the way you live life.
Always Be in the Know While You’re on the Go
Garminfone connects the real world with the digital world so you’ll always be in the know while you’re on the move. You can stay in touch via personal and work email, IM and text messaging because, In addition to running on the powerful Android platform, Garminfone supports full Microsoft Exchange sync, and is preloaded with Google™ Mobile Services. With one simple sign-in to your Google account, you’ll be connected to Google Calendar™, Gmail™ ³, YouTube™, Google Talk™, and more.
Designed to Move You
Garminfone is ready to go with the included car kit. Simply plug it in and snap it in the car mount and you’ll be on your way in no time. Garminfone also features a bright 3.5” display to help guide you on your way. And with a 3.0 MP camera that geo-tags pictures, you’ll be able to share location details about the places around you.
Bring your friends and family with you wherever you go with Garmin Voice Studio™ on your Garminfone. With Garmin Voice Studio, you can record custom voices as your navigation prompts.4 It’s a great way to add more personality to your Garminfone.
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¹Junction view with lane assist not available in all areas.
² Availability of Connected Services varies by country and coverage areas. Data plan required. Charges vary by market and carrier.
³Google Mail in some markets.
4Recorded navigation prompts will not announce street names.
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