Our recommended price for the Nuvifone G60 was death, payable by the handset, not the prospective buyer. Until that can be arranged, though, Amazon's plunging $200 discount (on a $300 phone!) will have to do.
Garmin makes the best portable navigators out there. Millions of people, including me, are fans. But following notoriously lengthy delays, the first Nuvifone should have been euthanized, not put on AT&T shelves next to the iPhone—for $100 more.
Took long enough: The near-vaporware Garmin nuvifone G60 GPS-cum-fone is actually coming out, and it's gonna be on AT&T come Oct. 4 for $300, with an extra $5/month for navigation services. I'm sure it will fail miserably. [Yahoo]
Fun fact: A healthy couple could've produced two children in the time it'll take Garmin to bring the Nuvifone from the press office to customers' hands, in Q4 of this year. By then, the oldest would be learning to walk.
Garmin, which has been fairly frank about how totally, like, hard it is to make a new smartphone, has finally announced they'll be shipping the Nuvifone S60 to Taiwan on the 27th. It only took the—wait, 19 months?
The Garmin Nuvifone G60, a Linux-powered, ASUS-built left-field handset that was pretty exciting when it was announced nearly a year and a half ago, will be delayed yet again, says the company's president.
Though Garmin-Asus' Nuvifone M20 may soon steal the spotlight, the original phone—now called G60—will still be first to market. Here are its final specs, and a new screenshot gallery of the Garmin-designed interface.