Latest in Garmin

Image credit:

Garmin's Mobile XT turns your phone into a GPS superstar

1 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Garmin -- your favorite GPS team ever -- is to drop some serious map-styles all over your mobile phone. The company today announced a new set of microSD cards preloaded with its navigation software and standard maps of the US or Europe. The cards will turn your average, boring, ugly phone into a bona fide GPS superstar. Dubbed the Garmin Mobile XT, the card will tout all of the features of a typical hardware Garmin GPS unit, like turn-by-turn directions, route planning, and voice prompts. Additionally, the card provides access to the GPS-maker's online service, which lets you get real-time fuel prices, traffic reports, and weather updates. We know, you're thinking all of this sweet and easy action is going to cost you an arm, leg and first-born... but you're wrong. The company is offering the card right now for the painfully affordable price of $99, with no monthly fees or other costs, thus making this purchase seem attractive even if you don't really need it.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Share
1 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

View
What’s coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie

What’s coming to Netflix in October: The 'Breaking Bad' movie

View
Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood

Lamborghini’s crazy looking hybrid is more interesting under the hood

View
Apple wants to trademark 'Slofie'

Apple wants to trademark 'Slofie'

View
Honda's first hybrid SUV for the US is the 2020 CR-V

Honda's first hybrid SUV for the US is the 2020 CR-V

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr