Sep 19 2010
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Asus launches Leading Garmin- ASUS M10 smartphone in UAE
The navigation tools on the M10 can be compared to the Garmin nüvi® 1410, with a fast GPS positioning time of 33 sec . It also includes features such as lane guidance, to direct the drivers to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit. Moreover, it displays road signs, junctions on their route and highway mode that tells drivers the next three upcoming street exits so they can plan ahead*. Equipped with numerous points of interest, M10 enables you to locate the one closest to your current location and guides you till you arrive at it. The M10 is ready for automotive navigation out-of-the-box and includes everything a customer needs to it in a car, including a powered dashboard and windshield mount*.The M10 will be available across all leading retailers in UAE for AED 1899 starting September 2010.
"The Garmin-Asus 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 leading navigation smartphone of its kind and combines maps and navigation usage for meeting the needs of a growing segment of smartphone customers in the Middle East said Christoper Aceremo, Country Product Manager for Handhelds, ASUS Middle East. "The M10 is our answer to people's need for work-life balance."
"Moreover, the Garmin-Asus M10 is a powerful time-saving tool that is designed for anyone who is tired of carrying numerous devices and instead wants to carry one device that gives them many of the same features found on a stand-alone phone, laptop, Personal Navigation Device (PND) and digital camera," added Ericson.
'Click and Go' Navigation
A Premium Navigation Smartphone
The M10 has a sleek design with a 3.5-inch WVGA display and a finger-friendly user interface. The billboard feature displays the most important information so users can review all at one glance. An intuitive 3D task manager also allows users to switch easily between running applications. Keeping the phone responsive and the navigation smooth are 512 RAM and 512 ROM, while 4GB of Flash memory provides ample storage for multimedia and data.
The M10 is equipped with a 1500 mAh battery that ensures many hours of uninterrupted use, as well as a full QWERTY soft keyboard for speedy text input. HSDPA wireless connectivity and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) ensure that messages are sent and received quickly. In addition, the M10 can be synched wirelessly to an enterprise system so that contacts and emails are always available and secure.
Ciao!™ Ushers in a Connected Lifestyle
The Garmin-Asus M10 boasts a range of social capabilities, including access to Facebook™ and Picasa Web Albums™. It also places real-time information on connected services* with Ciao!™ that enables users to access information on weather, traffic, flight information and more. Ciao! Allows friends of your choice to see where you are via real time geographic location information. You control when and to whom your location is disclosed by managing the settings from and within the Ciao! application and on the third party network applications.In addition, the M10 is equipped with a high performance five mega-pixel camera that automatically geotags photos so that users will always know where they were taken and can easily share them with friends via Facebook and Picasa.
Additional information about the product line is available at www.GarminAsus.com.
* Availability of accessories and services may vary by market.
Garmin-Asus is a co-branded strategic alliance that enables Garmin Ltd. and ASUSTeK Computer Inc. to combine their complementary resources to develop world class LBS-centric mobile phones.
About Garmin Ltd.
The global leader in satellite navigation, Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries have designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and information devices and applications since 1989 - most of which are enabled by GPS technology. Garmin's products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in the Cayman Islands, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at www.garmin.com/pressroom or contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200.
ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era, with an extensive product portfolio that includes notebooks, netbooks, motherboards, graphics cards, displays, optical drives, desktop PCs, servers, wireless solutions, mobile phones and networking devices. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person. ASUS won 3,268 awards in 2009, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than ten thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the company's revenue for 2008 was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS ranks among BusinessWeek's InfoTech 100, and has been on the listing for 12 consecutive years.
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This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its business. All statements regarding the company's future product introductions are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on management's current expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2008, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file number 0-31983). A copy of Garmin's Form 10-K can be downloaded at www.garmin.com/aboutGarmin/invRelations/finReports.html. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
For more information, please contact
ASUS Middle East
Tel: +971 4 299 38 73
Tel: +971 4 334450
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