Pharos Rolls Out Windows Mobile GPS Unit

GPS company Pharos today took the wrappings off a new Windows Mobile device which is GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled. The Pharos Traveler GPS 525, priced at $599.95, is available now.

The Pharos Traveler GPS 525, which is about the size of a mobile phone, runs off of the Windows Mobile 5 operating system. Besides its incorporation of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, this pocket navigation device has built-in GPS capacity which makes use of a 512MB SD card preloaded with maps of the top 50 U.S. metropolitan areas. This is all on top of standard Windows Mobile related features such as syncing with Microsoft Outlook.

“Navigation assistance is something every business traveler needs, but current standalone GPS devices are big and bulky, making them unsuitable for briefcases and plane travel,