The FINANCIAL — Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) on October 27 expands its accessories portfolio with two new portable Global Positioning Systems (GPS) that will give consumers peace of mind when driving in unfamiliar places.
Launching exclusively at RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH), one of the nation's most trusted consumer electronics specialty retailers, MOTONAV TN20 is reliable, easy to use and relieves the stress of driving in unfamiliar places with spoken street names and turn-by-turn directions. MOTONAV TN30, a Bluetooth-enabled1 GPS navigation system, combines the confidence of finding a destination with a speaker for hands-free cell phone connectivity.
“Motorola is pleased to work with RadioShack to provide drivers with GPS navigation systems that are designed and tested for durability and ease of use,” said Sean Ramsey, general manager, for North America, Motorola. “TN20 is the ideal unit for first-time or experienced GPS users to easily get them where they need to go and TN30 is designed for those who are looking to combine navigation and Bluetooth hands-free calling at a great price.”
“Motorola’s brand name and brand recognition are highly regarded in consumer electronics and we are proud to be a part of this important launch,” said Peter Whitsett, executive vice president-merchandising, RadioShack. “By expanding our Motorola product offerings in our almost 5,800 company and dealer stores in neighborhoods across the country, we can continue to help customers choose the best personal technology solutions to meet their needs.”
MOTONAV TN20 is perfect for a wide range of drivers, combining must-have features in an easy-to-use product. With spoken street names and turn-by-turn directions, as well as more than one million searchable points of interest and accurate maps of the continental U.S. from NAVTEQ, a global leader in digital map data, TN20 makes it easy for users to quickly find a way to their destinations.
TN20 provides easy-to-follow, clearly spoken street names and directions along with the most accurate maps and routing on screen with both 2D and 3D display modes. A 3.5-inch touch-screen interface provides a bright and clear display that is easy to see while on the road and automatically adjusts for day and night.. TN20 is compact and portable, fitting easily in a pocket or purse, and mounts on a vehicle windshield or dash with the included suction cup holder.
MOTONAV TN30 has all of the features of TN20 and includes NAVTEQ® maps of the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada. It features over four million searchable points of interest to allow drivers to find virtually any local business, restaurant or gas station.
TN30 has a large 4.3-inch touch-screen interface and provides Motorola’s best-in-class Bluetooth wireless technology to enable drivers to make and receive hands-free calls with a compatible phone through the unit’s internal speaker.
Both TN30 and TN20 offer on-screen speed, distance, arrival time, elevation, and distance traveled; fastest and shortest route options; advanced lane guidance in complex interchanges; and speed limit display with warnings. The systems help drivers easily find their way using several route options, including recent destinations, saved favorite locations or plan a new route. Both systems have an SD slot for updating maps (sold separately) and a mini USB port for easy charging.
MOTONAV TN20 and TN30 are now available exclusively at RadioShack, for $199.99 and $299.99, respectively.