Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 Preview

Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 Preview
This is a global GSM phone. It can be used with AT&T and T-Mobile USA, but without 3G.
American version supports AT&T's 3G network.

We have been informed by Garmin-Asus that some of the problems we have encountered while testing the nuvifone M20 are not typical for the production units. This is the reason we are making this review a preview of the phone and you will learn our final opinion once we have received a new unit from the manufacturer.

Introduction and Design:

One of the latest tendencies in mobile phones nowadays is installing a GPS module and functionality, turning the handsets into a more practical alternative of standalone navigation systems. The Garmin-Asus joint venture targets this particular niche with its models, combining the experience of both companies in different areas. It makes perfect sense since the former is specialized in navigation systems, while the latter is producing computer components and Windows-based cell phones. Today we are introducing the nuvifone M20 that runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and not the proprietary, Linux-based operating system that powering the other Garmin-Asus product, the G60.

The Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 sports a 2.8 inch display with VGA resolution, which keeps the devise compact in size. On the front you will find the D-pad and send and end buttons, while the volume rocker is on the left hand side. The screen lock slider is on the opposite side, next to the opening of the stylus compartment, while the miniUSB port to charge your phone and connect it to a computer is on the bottom.

You can compare the Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 with many other phones using our Size Visualization Tool.

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As a whole, the design of the Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 is not too impressive. But let’s see what software features it has to offer.

Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 360 Degrees View:


1 Comment

1. bana17a

Posts: 19; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

POS!!, GPS apps are all over the place now on a lot of OS's. why even bother to buy this one!!
nuvifone M20
  • Display 2.8" 480 x 640 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP
  • Storage 8 GB
  • Battery 920 mAh(3.00h 3G talk time)

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