Review: Garmin Asus Garminfone
May 18, 2010, 6:39 PM by Philip Berne
PhoneScoop takes a ride with T-Mobile's new Garmin Asus Garminfone. It's an Android touchscreen phone with Garmin's navigation interface on top. Is it worth the trip? Check out our full review.
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Is It Your Type?
Though it's hard to find a phone these days that lacks GPS navigation, most carrier offerings can't keep up with the robust features and polished interface of a dedicated portable navigation device. The Garminfone from the new Garmin / Asus power duo solves that problem by using Garmin's nav software on top of Android's smartphone OS. If you're looking for a phone that excels in navigation and all location-based features, but can still handle all the best that Android can offer, T-Mobile's new Garminfone is definitely worth a closer look.
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