Introducing the Garmin nuvifone (Movies)

By February 6, 2008 No Comments

Garmin’s touch screen GPS phone is an intriguing prospect as its being marketed as a’travel assistant’. In our previous post on Garmin nuvifone – A Phone for Neogeographers? we speculated that the ability to geo-tag information live from the phone could make this a ‘must have’ gadget and make us hold off that iPhone purchase for a while longer.

Garmin have released two videos on YouTube that provide a closer look at the phones features. The second of the two is well worth a look as it provides an overview of the location aware applications:

Meet the nuvifone:


The movies are almost cringe worthy ‘marketing’ fodder but the phone does seem to deliver…

Time will tell when its released third quarter of 2008.

Picked up via the ever essential Engadget.


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.