Garmin Asus A10 Launched – It Has 5 MP Camera, 4GB In Built Memory and Runs Android 2.1

by Kabir on October 24, 2010

A short time back we had posted on the specifications of Garmin’s M10 and G60 models. Garmin, which is world’s largest GPS system manufacturers, have come up with their latest offering in the smartphone segment. Garmin Asus A10, which is a result of a joint venture between Garmin and Taiwan based multinational computer product manufacturers Asus. Both the companies are renowned for their products worldwide and when they come together, fireworks are bound to be fired.

Garmin Asus A10 is an Android 2.1 based mobile phone which is upgradeable to Froyo OS. It is equipped with some great features like a 5 MP camera, 4 GB built-in storage to name a few. It has a solid 512 MB of both RAM and ROM. Mr. John Chen, Business Head for Mobile Communication Business at ASUS (India) said, “We are extremely pleased to launch the A10 which is our first Android powered Navigation smartphone to be launched in India. The A10 is an extremely powerful smartphone that has navigation capabilities equivalent to Garmin’s premium automotive navigation devices. It enables users to interconnect instantly with other users with unique features like “Geotagging” wherein a geo-tagged photo can be sent to friends who can then initiate navigation to the location by simply clicking on it. Equipped with Connected Services like Ciao, Flight Status, Currency convertor and Weather Updates – the A10 is a unique smartphone offering from Garmin-Asus that users will definitely want to carry with themselves at all time.”

Key Features

  • Android 2.1 (Eclair) which you can upgrade to Android 2.2 (Froyo)
  • CPU: Qualcomm 7227 600MHz
  • GPS: Qualcomm GPSOne–Gen7 (AGPS supported)
  • 4GB built-in storage (expandable up to 32 GB)
  • 512 MB of RAM and  512 MB of ROM
  • 1500mAh battery
  • Preloaded with Garmin’s professional 1690 car navigation software
  • Free built-in pedestrian navigation
  • Rich built-in point of interest database and real-time connected service
  • Download unlimited applications and games from Android Market
  • 5MP auto-focus camera with geo-tagging facility

Price in India

The Garmin Asus A10 is priced strategically around Rs. 18,990/-. It is available at all leading retailers only in major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad & Kolkata.

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