November 11, 2009
Garmin Android Phone

Garmin Android Phone

In a recent webcast released by Garmin, the navigation company revealed their plans to expand their fledgling product range and include a new Android phone in 2010. This announcement has come very soon after the announcement of Google navigation for Android.

The nuvifone lineup offered by Garmin-Asus is a collaborative effort focussed around GPS location based services and navigation within a feature phone. The M20 and G60, running Windows Mobile 6.1 and Linux based OS respectively were launched earlier this year. Following the announcement of Google Android, Garmin shares fell 17.2% to $31.88. TomTom shares also fell over 20%.

James Tromans
Contributing editor of, based in the U.K.
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