Mio C230 GPS system announced

In car Mio GPS system with anti-glare 3.5-inch touch screen at entry level price

Mio Technology announces the availability of its compact C230, boasting increased mapping coverage and a new design at an entry level price...

From the press release:

Mio Technology Europe, a leading worldwide supplier of personal GPS navigation devices, announces the availability of its newly designed entry-level GPS navigation device. Complete with a new click and drive mount design, the smartly styled, compact C230 offers an intuitive user experience at an affordable price - ideal for the first time user or as a second family device.

Now including the very latest Tele Atlas maps of 22 Western countries, the C230 is well equipped for a multitude of holidays, trips and adventures. The C230 provides optimum visibility and easy navigation with an anti-glare 3.5" TFT touch screen. Intuitive MioMap v3 software ensures easy use, while providing advanced routing functionality. Route input is made speedy with seven digit postcode recognition or street name input.

"Our customers demand simple to use, affordable satellite navigation and with the C230 we are now able to offer increased mapping coverage of 22 countries while retaining an affordable price", said Paul Notteboom, President of Mio Technology. "We are continually striving to offer our customers more features for their money".

Features:

400Mhz processor and the SiRFstar III GPS receiver
3.5" TFT touch screen
Speed camera warnings out-of-the box, with free updates for one year*
Latest Tele Atlas maps (2007.7) of 22 countries (including seven digit postcode and Iberian maps delivered separately on a DVD in the box)
USB 2.0 for fast download connection and SD/MMC card slot for memory expansion

The C230 is competitively priced at £139.99.

*Note: Speed camera availability is variable from country to country depending on the local law. Consumers receive one year of speed camera location updates for free upon registration.