Tuesday, October 30, 2007

The Panasonic Strada CN-GP50U Portable Navigation Device

Panasonic have announced that they will be releasing their first portable navigation device (PND) here in the USA. The Panasonic Strada CN-GP50U is a sleek, slim design that comes with a 5-inch touch panel display.

The Strada CN-GP50U provides is access to 1.8 million searchable Points of Interest in 51 categories, such as gas stations, airports, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, ATMs and historic landmarks. It has an easy to use Graphic User Interface (GUI) and comes pre-loaded with map data for the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico, plus detailed maps of 86 U.S. cities. By using the SD Memory Card or USB port users can easily perform software updates.

The Strada can also make hands-free calls on a Bluetooth enabled mobile phone and Lane Assist helps avoid last-minute lane changes using voice guidance and by highlighting the correct lane in orange. The system even warns you when you are over the speed limit…

The Panasonic Strada CN-GP50U Portable Navigation Device should be available in December 2007 for around $499.95

Source: Panasonic Press Release