phonedog received the upcoming Garmin-Asus android phone from-Mobile. And he was nice enough to share the unboxing with all of us.
has been outed, the 3.2-inch HVGA nuvifone A10. Targeted at pedestrian navigation users, the A10 obviously comes with GPS but Garmin-Asus also preload mapping data onto the handset rather than leaving it to the whims of the cellular network while you're on the move.
MobileBurn was lucky enough to get their hands on the device and it looks quite impressive.
announced plans to release several Android smartphones in 2010, though unlike Motorola they're not quite ready to dump Windows Mobile. According to Lin Zongliang,VP and general manager of the company's business unit, we should expect 4-5 devices in 2010 split roughly equally between Android and the Microsoft platform. The phones will probably arrive under the Garmin-ASUS cobrand, and the first Android handset will drop in Q2 2010. Each device will be targeted at the mainstream range (rather than particularly high- or low-end buyers), though ASUS are still deciding whether to use Android 2.1 or a different build of the OS.