Garmin-ASUS today announce the Garmin-ASUS M10 a full touch screen smartphone powered by Tele Atlas maps powered by Window Mobile 6.5.3 in Singapore.

Garmin-ASUS launches the new M10, a new Smart3 phone with Smart Navigation, Phone and Lifestyle all in one.

Unlike other GPS phones, M10 is built with highly accurate and updated Tele Atlas map. It takes merely 33 seconds for a first fix. This is because the M10 comes equivalent to a high end Garmin 1460 portable natigation device. Users can also multitask by making calls during navigation with the built in microphone for crisp clear speech.

On top of that, the M10 comes with display features such as 2D city maps, text to speech, lane guidance and junction view information.

As a Windows based smart phone based on Windows Mobile 6.5.3, you can use the stylus to access the marketplace for mobile to download the latest apps. The M10 has a 3.5″ WVGA resistive screen. It has 512MB RAM and 512MB ROM. it also has a 3D task manager which allow users to switch between running applications or kill unwanted applications running in the background.

In terms of battery, it comes with a 1500mAH battery. The M10 is also equipped with HSDPA and WIFi and can be sync with Microsoft Exchange server.

If you love tweeting and facebook, the Garmin-ASUS M10 also has preinstalled applications to access Facebook and Picasa Web Albums. It also has an instant click & search function with real time information such as retaurant guide, weather, movie times etc. You no longer need to download seperate applications just to find out the information. The M10 is also equipped with a 5 megapixel camera which you can geo-tag it and share them with your friends via the social networking appications.

This phone is available from 27th Mar 2010 from M1 and Starhub at SRP of S$638. Those who purchase it beterrn 27 Mar to 2 May 2010 are entitled to buy a car kit at discounted rate of S$65 (retails for S$78).

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