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Pioneer's 3.5-inch AVIC-S2 GPS gets official

Darren Murph

We knew it couldn't remain in hiding for too awfully long, as Pioneer's ho hum successor to the AVIC-S1 has stopped snooping around and gone official. The easy-to-remember (and easier to forget) AVIC-S2 touts a sexy black frame, blue backlit accents, and just about every other expected feature on a 3.5-inch handheld GPS. Running about par for the course, this rendition touts a touchscreen display, TeleAtlas maps, 1.7 million POIs on a 1GB SD card, integrated Bluetooth / handsfree calling, and the obligatory MP3 player to boot. Apparently, Pioneer isn't trying to win the hearts of onlookers with an attractive price, as this perfectly average navigation device will reportedly run you a stiff $399 when it lands later this month.

[Via CNET]

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