Gramin-Asus nuvifone A50 Smartphone to Revolutionize Location Technology

By parthodeep, Gaea News Network
Friday, August 27, 2010

As Gramin and ASUS claim, their joint effort nuvifone A50 will set new standards for location technology that smartphone arena has ever seen. The smartphone runs Android OS and compliments the custom, finger-friendly UI. A50 offers 4GB of internal storage with microSD expansion. It has a typical accelerometer that allows usual portrait to landscape mode flip.


What makes A50 a must-have is the location apps that uses satellite network-based and terrestrial sources to find your location in a jiffy. The device is also preloaded with Gramin turn-by-turn navigation, lane assist with junction view and maps. This reduces the effort needed to download to download them over network. It is ready in-vehicle or pedestrian navigation on the go.

A50 also rolls in the on-device sync with Microsoft Exchange server. It includes all the usual Google mobile services like search by voice. It includes all the usual Google mobile services like search by voice, Maps with Street View, Gmail, YouTube and Android Market.

There is a multi-ouch WebKit Based browser and 3 megapixel autofocus camera that automatically geo-tags your snaps. In Europe A50 will be launched in the first half of 2010. For those looking to get their hands on A50 will have to wait for the prices to be announced. We will keep you updated as the other specs unfurl.

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