Garmin nüvifone G60 Technical Specs, Hardware Details, Pictures, Approx Cost

by Kabir on March 29, 2010

The Garmin nuvifone G60 smartphone has been launched in the US. It comes exclusively with AT&T. It’s a 3G enabled smartphone (First ever from Garmin’s assembly line), which has taken quite a while to get launched. Well, for those who do not know, Garmin is a huge company operating in the US. It has immense experience (nearly 20 years) in the field of GPS navigation system and Portable Navigation Devices (PND’s). The Garmin nuvifone G60 is the first smartphone to be out by the company.

The nuvifone G60 has advantages over other GPS-enabled devices because it comes with preloaded maps and voice-guided directions. The phone is based on Linux, comes with basic features like e-mail, calendar, document viewing and even comes with an HTML Web browser and all the wireless options.

Garmin nuvifone G60 Design & Specifications

  • The dimensions of G60 are 4.4 inches tall, 2.3 inches wide and 0.5 inches thick.
  • It weighs around 4.8 ounces
  • It has a 3.5 inch, 65000 color touchscreen with 272×480 resolution
  • Keyboard in touch pad offers QWERTY style
  • It has an AC adapter
  • USB cable
  • No car charger included in the box
  • Lithium-ion Battery
  • Rated talk time of up to 4 hours

Garmin nuvifone G60 Features

  • The nuvifone G60 is very similar to Garmin’s PND’s, in terms of interface and user options
  • Preloaded with maps of North America only
  • Contains millions of entries in POI (Points Of Interest) database in various categories ranging from food to movies to entertainment
  • Capable of updating the user on traffic, whether, fuel prices etc. (This feature is not included in the offer and can be made available at a cost of $5.99 per month
  • Maps are available in both 2D and 3D
  • It offers WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G and other wireless services
  • Text messages are included but not Multimedia messages. Also, there is no option for instant messaging
  • It offers delivery of Hotmail, Gmail, POP3 and IMAP e-mail accounts

Garmin nüvifone G60 Cost

At $299.99 nuvifone G60 certainly is not cheap.

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