The smart money’s on the M10

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Since its launch in February, the Garmin-Asus M10 smartphone is slowly establishing itself as the gadget to have when you’re looking for a phone and a personal navigation tool.

ASUS touts the Garmin-Asus M10 as a Smart³ phone, a device that delivers a “Smart Phone”, a “Smart Navigation” device, and a “Smart Lifestyle” all at the same time.

The Garmin-Asus M10 runs on Windows Mobile 6.5.3 and allows the user to multitask and access multiple apps at the same time. It comes with a 3D task manager that enables switching between apps. It features a 4GB of storage, a 3.5” WVGA touchscreen and a 5.0 megapixel camera.

The M10 features Connected Services to give users the latest information like flight statuses, weather, and exchange rates. It also features apps such as Facebook, Picasa, and YouTube.

Part smartphone, part navigation device; it features Location Link and enables users to get directions to any address with just three clicks and ensures that they’re on the right track with Garmin’s tried and tested Text-to-Speech, Junction View and Lane Guidance GPS functionalities.

Engadget’s Chris Ziegler was impressed by the M10’s navigational capabilities, saying that it is basically on par with the high-end Nuvi.

Chan Chi-Loong from Techgoondu in Singapore believes the M10 scores big on the “price-for-specs” stakes. He reckons the phone will appeal to those who need a good navigation device and/or phone. And if most people are like him, it will definitely appeal to those looking for a phone that runs on the Windows Mobile platform.

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  • Edy

    M10 berat brp gram?
    Terus tidak ada Video call ?