Magellan(R) Launches Premium Car Kit for iPhone and iPod Touch
New Cradle Provides Complete Hands-Free Navigation Solution
SANTA CLARA, Calif. Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, one of the leading GPS brands, today announced an innovative new vehicle mount for the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and second generation iPod touch. With a built-in GPS receiver for improved navigation accuracy, the Premium Car Kit features an amplified speaker for crystal clear directions and enhanced Bluetooth hands-free calling and clear turn-by-turn directions.
"Building on the ease of the Magellan RoadMate app, we are proud to introduce a cutting-edge Premium Car Kit that gives our consumers the entire in-car navigation experience from their iPhone or iPod touch," said Peggy Fong, Chief Operating Officer for Magellan.
Features of the Premium Car Kit include the following:
* Secure vehicle mounting for iPhone or iPod touch
* Accommodates most silicon skins and hard shell cases
* Adjustable mount securely rotates iPhone to either portrait or landscape mode for optimal positioning and widescreen route display
* Recharges battery via the vehicle power outlet
* Amplified speaker with volume control for loud and clear phone calls and directions
* Noise canceling microphone for full duplex speakerphone operation
* Auxiliary audio output (for connection to your car stereo)
* Works with all navigation applications (including the Magellan RoadMate for iPhone application)
* Bluetooth enables hands-free calling
Available now for pre-order, the car kit will retail for $129.99 and will be available at Amazon.com, Best Buy, and MagellanGPS.com.