AT&T Offering Garmin nuvifone G60 GPS Phone for $299 Starting Oct. 4

The Garmin nuvifone G60 has been available outside of the US for several months now. People in the US waiting for this GPS focused phone won’t have to wait much longer, however. It will available starting this Sunday (Oct. 4) – odd day of the week for a launch, but ok…

AT&T and Garmin Announce a New Mobile Navigation Era with nuvifone, the Navigation Phone

This Linux-based phone (the OS is well-hidden) will set you back $299 with a two-year agreement and after you receive a $100 mail-in rebate (I hate those things). Garmin’s maps are stored in the phones 4GB of built-in storage. Access to traffic updates, white pages, weather, movie, local events and fuel price will add a $5.99 charge to your monthly bill.

Other phone specs are:

– Bluetooth
– WiFi 802.11b/g
– Web browser
– Email client
– 5000 contacts limit
– Touch screen
– 3 megapixel camera with auto-focus and geo-tagging
– MicroSD slot for up to 16GB additional storage
– 2.5mm headphone jack
– 1200 mAh replaceable battery

Garmin nuvifone G60 (product page)