Garmin Android Phone Coming in 2009!

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  1. phandroid

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    Everyone knows Garmin, the company leading the GPS navigation industry. Most Android fans also know that the GPS applications available on the Android Market are currently limited to ONE application - AndNav2 - which is in Alpha stages and isn’t yet available for the United States. Worry not, because in the 2nd half of 2009, [...]

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  2. greekking23

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    My guess is that even if it is launched in the US, it won't be on the T-Mobile Network... or am I wrong?
     
  3. inertial

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    Garmin Phone? I only trust Garmin as my bike GPS and computer. Not so sure about phone.
     
  4. drustvold

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    Looks like some clever branding on their part. Have Asus make the hardware, put a really good GPS chip in it, have Garmin make the GPS program and sell it as the "Garmin Phone".
     
  5. noonehereyet

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    Keep in mind that if they don't get into the phone market now they won't be here in 5 years with the rate phones are developing and gps nav apps being added to phones there wont be any point in owning a GPS nav for your car when you have one with you everywhere....
     
  6. greekking23

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    That's so true, noonehereyet...

    The iphone has walking directions, I believe, as well. Is it available on my G1?
     
  7. noonehereyet

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    I don't know of any yet but I do know there are a few in the works... Check out this one for example... http://www.enkin.net/
     
  8. carlosnumbertwo

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    This means there will be a turn by turn app on the market as soon as it starts charging me. Fire up those torrents!
     
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