Mio Wins "Best Choice of Computex 2009" Award with Explora K75 GPS Phone


COMPUTEX, Taipei, June 2, 2009    Mio was honoured at Asia’s most influential global IT event again this year, by receiving the Best Choice Award of Computex Taipei 2009 for its Explora K75 GPS Phone. The Explora K75 was recognized for its unique combination of the best-in-class GPS sensitivity and breakthrough Mio Spirit Mobile navigation software, offering an intuitive user interface, clear map view and the faster searching of POI’s.

The Best Choice Award of Computex Taipei provides the benchmark for Taiwan’s most outstanding ICT products. In this year’s competition, there were around 400 products from 170 contestants registered for the competition.

Samuel Wang, President of Mio Technology said: "The Explora K75 is the first mobile phone from Mio that is implemented with Mio Spirit navigation software. The perfect combination of professional navigation technology, communication features, and entertainment capabilities offers a premium experience and a smart choice for smart consumers."

The Windows Mobile(R) 6.1 K75 combines the latest in GPS technologies and navigation software, to provide turn-by-turn navigation and a database full of points-of-interest. The K75 also comes with the latest in wireless technologies including WIFI, GSM Quad band, 3.5G data connection and Bluetooth(R). Other features include a 3.5" touch screen, Office Mobile, 3.0 megapixel camera and multimedia player to provide users with everything they need to be truly productive and mobile. The slim form factor plus innovative hardware and software combine to make the K75 a truly unique GPS phone.

"The Mio Explora K75 GPS phone is a leap forward in smartphone engineering," said Justine Liu, Global Marcom Director of Mio Technology. "Mio has developed several award-winning GPS phones over the past few years, including Mio Leap K1 and Explora G50, and the winning of Best Choice Award of Computex Taipei highlights our endeavours to integrate cutting-edge navigation solution into popular consumer products, providing more smart choices for consumers."

The K75 will be in showcased along with other latest Mio products at Mio Booth, Computex Taipei 2009, from June 2nd to 6th, or at Mio Computex website: www.mio.com/promotions from June 1st to 17th.

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