The Garmin-ASUS nuvifone M20 is tipped to arrive in Taiwan on August 19th, according to the Economic Daily News, in association with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The entry-level device in the Garmin-ASUS PND-phone range, the nuvifone M20 runs Windows Mobile and has a compact 2.8-inch resistive touchscreen and 3-megapixel autofocus camera.
It also has a comprehensive sat-nav app from Garmin, which the company is hoping will differentiate the smartphone from rival devices. Pricing in Taiwin is unknown, but Garmin-ASUS are expected to launch the handset in the Asia-Pacific region over the next few months, as well as Europe in the second half of 2009. No US launch is expected.