Mio Technology Introduces Stylish and Spunky GPS



    
    Mio DigiWalker(TM) C220s, the newest member of the Mio Technology GPS
    family
    

    FREMONT, Calif., June 13 /CNW/ -- Mio Technology Ltd., a leading
worldwide supplier of personal GPS navigation devices, announced the Canadian
availability of an ultra-sleek, entry-level GPS device to meet increasing
consumer demand for affordable and portable navigation.  Following the success
of the Mio DigiWalker(TM) C310s, the Mio DigiWalker C220s comes equipped with
updated map data and is also competitively priced.
    The Mio DigiWalker C220s is perfect for users who are new to GPS
navigation or those looking for a second device for the family.  At an MSRP of
$299.95 CAD, the Mio DigiWalker C220s is a fantastic choice for a broad range
of consumers, from college students leaving home for the first time to
retirees heading to summer locales.
    "The explosive popularity of the Mio DigiWalker C310s during the holiday
season and early this year demonstrates the demand for quality portable
navigation devices at a reasonable price," said Kiyoshi Hamai, North American
sales director, Mio Technology Ltd.  "We are confident that the Mio DigiWalker
C220s will follow in the footsteps of the C310s; exceeding consumers'
expectations without breaking the bank."
    The Mio DigiWalker C220s comes with maps of Canada and major U.S.
highways preloaded on internal flash memory, allowing users to simply remove
the device from the box and go.  Turn-by-turn voice and text navigation keeps
the driver's eyes on the road, whether receiving directions in English, French
or Spanish.  The Mio DigiWalker C220s also offers an anti-glare, 3.5-inch
display so the sun will not interfere.  And with more than        1 million
points of interest, finding your way to a new cafC), watering hole, posh
restaurant or sports arena is a snap.

    Mio DigiWalker C220s Product Specifications


    GPS Receiver Channels     20 (SiRFstarIII), WAAS Enabled

    Memory                    On-board 256MB flash memory

    
    Display                   3.5" TFT with Touch Screen, 65K Colors, QVGA
                              320x240 pixels, landscape orientation

    Battery                   1200 mAh Li-ion (up to 4.5 hours)

    USB                       V1.1

    Weight                    3.88 oz (110 grams)

    Dimensions                4.21" x 3.15" x 0.91"

    Price and Availability
    
    The MSRP for the Mio DigiWalker C220s is $299.95 CAD.  The device is
available immediately at a number of online outlets, including BestBuy.ca, as
well as select Canadian retail locations including Staples Canada and Office
Depot.

    
    About Mio Technology Ltd. (MTL)
    
    Mio Technology Ltd. (MTL) operations are worldwide. Foreseeing that the
mobile lifestyle and mobile commerce will be mainstays of life in the near
future, the company is dedicated to the development of enabling devices.  Its
main business is the sale of Mio DigiWalker - branded mobile communication
products, such as smartphones, Pocket PCs and handheld GPS systems.  For
additional information on MTL and its products, the North American
headquarters are located at 47988 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538.  Phone
(510) 252-6950, fax (510) 252-6930, e-mail at sales@mio-tech.com. The company
is online at www.mio-tech.com.





For further information:

For further information: Eric Larsen, Marketing Director of Mio
Technology  Ltd., +1-510-252-6955, eric.larsen@mio-tech.com; or media, Greg
Sabey,  Account Executive, of Text 100 Public Relations, +1-585-697-2615, 
gregs@text100.com, for Mio Technology Ltd. Web Site: http://www.mio-tech.com

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