Garmin-Asus announced the Garmin-Asus M10, a full-touch, all-in-one smartphone powered by the latest version of Windows Mobile® from Microsoft Corp. The M10 smartphone is designed to keep professionals connected with business and personal contacts, email, calendar and IM, in addition to featuring preloaded mobile navigation from Garmin. The Garmin-Asus nüvifone M10 is expected to be available through carriers and retail distribution channels in Asia and Europe beginning in the first half of 2010. Highlights: a 3.5-inch WVGA display and a finger-friendly user interface, an intuitive 3D Task Manager, a 512 RAM and 512 ROM, a 4GB of Flash memory, a 1500 mAh battery, a full QWERTY soft keyboard, HSDPA wireless connectivity and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g). In addition, the M10 can be synched to Microsoft Exchange® so that contacts, calendars and emails are always available and secure.
“The Garmin-Asus M10 is our answer to people’s need for work-life balance. The M10 runs Windows® Mobile, making it the ideal smartphone for business use, while its smart navigation capabilities, comprehensive social networking features and connected services enable users to lead a truly smart lifestyle. The M10 is the phone for the new Smart3 era.” said Benson Lin, Vice President and General Manager of ASUS’ Personal Mobile Devices Business Unit, Handheld Business Group.