New Garmin nuvifone UI Shots Are A Thing of Beauty

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Laptop Magazine got a hands-on with the Garmin nuvifone, and this new batch of UI shots shows it may be a promising competitor in the touchscreen smartphone market. While most cellphone makers still don't understand less is more when it comes to the touchscreen UI, Garmin seems to have embraced this, giving the nuvifone big, colorful icons and buttons. Laptop Mag also said the touchscreen was extremely responsive and the OS ran smoothly. Check out the full gallery at [Laptop Mag].

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Illustration for article titled New Garmin nuvifone UI Shots Are A Thing of Beauty
Illustration for article titled New Garmin nuvifone UI Shots Are A Thing of Beauty
Illustration for article titled New Garmin nuvifone UI Shots Are A Thing of Beauty

DISCUSSION

Now that Apple has released the hounds (aka developers), it is a tough sell to use anything but an iPhone in this form-factor. It is great to have competition, and this does look pretty, but I am concerned that we are already reaching the iPod vs. every other MP3 player stages. That said, I truly hope I am wrong.