Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50

Announced:
Feb 11, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 9, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Display size:

3.5 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

165 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

50.29 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

320x240 (QVGA) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.57 x 2.46 x 0.49 inches (116 x 62 x 12 mm)

Weight:

4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features:

D-Pad

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227

Processor:

Single core, 600 MHz, ARM11

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Internal storage:

4 GB

OS:

Android (2.1, 1.6)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Talk time:

8.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time:

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

1700/2100, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

miniUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Multimedia

Headphones connector:

miniUSB

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 04, 2010

FCC ID value:

MSQ-01000846 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.47 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.60 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 200

This device is also known as Garmin-Asus Garminfone

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.49 inches)
  • The camera lacks flash
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)

Description

The Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 is an Android-based smartphone for users who need advanced navigation functionality. In addition to preloaded navigation and maps for pedestrians and drivers, the nuvifone A50 also comes with various other features, such as personalized interface, Microsoft Exchange support and Street View in Google Maps.

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