It seems that stand-alone GPS devices now have limited applicability. This explains why Mio Technology, the leading producer of GPS devices, has switched to GPS cell phones. Mio Explora K75 is the latest GPS cell phone from this company. This cell phone has also won the Best Choice Award at Computex 2009, held in Taipei, which is considered as one of the prestigious IT events of Asia.
Mio Explora K75 features
You can safely rely on Mio Explora K75 to find your way in unknown places. Mio Explora K75 has incorporated the latest Mio Spirit Mobile navigation software and GPS sensitivity. This has helped in instant location of points of interest. The large 3.5-inch WQVGA touch screen display helps you to view clear images of maps.
Mio Explora will run on Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system. It will be loaded with Office Mobile app. It will support quad band GSM and 3.5G connectivity. This cell phone is equipped with Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities. It also has a 3 mega pixel camera and MP3. The 11.9mm thick phone weighs 115 grams.
Mio Technology has not yet announced the date, from when Explora K75 will be available.
Mio Explora K70
While we are waiting for the official release date of Mio Explora K75, Mio Explora K70 is touted to be available from July this year. This no doubt will be the first 3.5G GPS phone from the company. The K70 handset closely resembles Mio Explora K75, although, K75 seem to have better GPS navigational features. The advanced GPS or AGPS receiver of the handset, coupled with high-end navigation software and positioning tools will provide accurate locations.
This phone will support quad band GSM, GPRS and EDGE connectivity, and tri band HSDPA and HSUPA connectivity. It features 3.5 touch screen TFT display, 3MP camera, rotation sensor and up to 4.5 hours of talk time and up to 200 hours of stand by time.