AT&T and Garmin announced that the Garmin nüvifone G60 will be available
beginning October 4.
The nüvifone G60 integrates features of a GPS with a phone and has some really neat geo-tagging uses such as when you send a photo of the restaurant to a friend with a nüvifone he/she will automatically get directions to the eatery. Other features include live traffic info, turn-by-turn directions, parking space reminder/finder(it remembers where you parked your car when you take the phone with you and remove it from the car mount.)
The nüvifone G60 comes preloaded with maps and millions of points of interest (POI)
for North America and a car dash mount.Because the maps reside on the nüvifone customers always have access
to navigation and they can receive turn-by-turn voice-prompted
directions that speak street names to millions of destinations.
The nüvifone G60 also has a "Where am I?" feature so users will know
their exact latitude and longitude coordinates, nearest address,
intersection, hospital, police station and gas station with one touch
of the screen.
Nüvifone G60 has full HTML browser that can be accessed via the
nation's fastest 3G network, or AT&T's more than 20,000 Wi-Fi
hotspots. Garmin's location link, which parses addresses on the web
with latitude and longitude information, allows customers to easily
navigate to addresses they discover on the web by simply touching the
address. The touch-screen virtual keyboard which includes predictive
text, is customizable to QWERTY or A to Z to allow customers to easily
type in web addresses or send and receive text messages
The nüvifone G60 also
includes a three megapixel camera with auto-focus. The camera
automatically geotags images with an exact latitude and longitude
reference of where the image was taken. Customers may then save the
image so they can navigate back to the location, or email the
geo-tagged image to others.
In addition to millions of
preloaded POIs, customers can supplement the data with additional free
and subscription content. The nüvifone includes free access to
AT&T's Yellow Pages, flight status and converter. Premium Connected
Services gives customers subscription access to real-time traffic
information, fuel prices, White Pages, weather and more
The nüvifone G60 will be available in stores and online at AT&T on October 4 for $299 with a two year service agreement after $100
mail-in-rebate. Nüvifone Premium Connected Services which includes
traffic updates, white pages, weather, movie, local events and fuel
price content are available for $5.99/month after a 30-day trial. The best deal discount on the nüvifone G60 is by using the Wireless and Mobile News $50 off online only coupon-link with the purchase of the nüvifone G60 with a plan for new customers.