PC integrated with GPS
iQue M3 is a user-friendly automotive GPS navigator in a lightweight
Pocket PC design. The attractively priced iQue M3 features larger,
more-intuitive icons that make it easier to select navigation
applications using their index finger, rather than a stylus.
other unit on today's market combines straightforward in-car navigation
with Pocket PC applications like the iQue M3. This powerful time-saving
tool is ideal for anyone who wants to simplify their life with
one integrated device for their automobile, home, or office.
iQue M3 features Microsoft's Windows Mobile 2003 Professional
Edition software package, Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition,
which supports portrait/landscape screen orientation for easy
viewing of multimedia content.
Garmin's proven, easy-to-use c-series automotive navigation software,
the iQue M3 provides premium in-car navigation capability with
automatic route calculation to any destination. The intuitive,
point-screen interface requires little input from the user. Users
can easily see where they are on an electronic map, and look up
an address or point of interest and route to it. An integrated
speaker gives voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions to your
are also able to choose between a three-dimensional navigation
view or the more traditional 2D overhead view. The 3D-navigation
perspective lets drivers see an uncluttered view of what's down
built-in basemap of North and South America shows major highways,
thoroughfares, railways, lakes, rivers and borders. Garmin includes
its MapSource City Select North America V7 DVD as a standard accessory,
so users can download detailed NAVTEQ street-level map data for
the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico (including rural areas),
look up nearly six million points of interest (POIs), and navigate
to addresses. World travelers can also add a European or Pacific
Rim basemap from the installation CD and purchase detailed maps
an added benefit, you can now import customized points of interest
with the help of Garmin's
free POI Loader software.
The possibilities are endless - upload safety cameras or school
zones, and you will receive a warning if you are traveling too
fast. In addition, an optional proximity-alert feature notifies
you of upcoming custom POIs.
GPS antenna on the iQue M3 folds flush with the back of the unit.
To navigate, simply raise the antenae to enable Garmin's patented
antenna release switch that simultaneously powers up the device,
initiates the satellite-acquisition sequence, and defaults to
the QueMapT interface. Once the antenna switch is triggered, the
device prepares to navigate. The antenna can also be adjusted
for optimal GPS signal reception.
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition
Computing Software: Microsoft Pocket Outlook®, Internet Explorer,
Word and Excel; Windows Media® Player, MSN® Messenger Service, Calculator
Processor: 312-MHz Intel® PXA 271
Unit size/weight: 5.0" x 2.8" x 0.74"/ 5.9 oz.
Screen dimensions: 3.5" diagonal
Display: 240x320-pixel, transflective TFT display; 64K colors
Internal Memory: 32 MB ROM; 64 MB RAM
Battery: 1,250-mAh rechargeable lithium-polymer battery delivering
5-7 hours of continuous PDA/GPS use
Audio hardware: Microphone, speaker, headphone jack
Expansion: Secure Digital slot with SDIO compatibility
Networking: IrDA, SDIO, USB