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32-channel GPS debuts with free map updates

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Local Holux distributor Justmobile has announced the availability of the first 32-channel GPS in South Africa. The Holux GPSmile 53CLife GPS is an affordable GPS and comes with HandyMAP navigation software for Windows CE platform.

According to Justmobile director Justin Steven, the Holux GPSmile 53CLife is the first model in South Africa sporting a 32-channel receiving chipset.
“This means one doesn’t lose a signal that often whilst driving or in built-up city centres. Establishing satellite reception is fast, and the same with reactivating reception after one has turned the unit off. When it comes to connectivity and signal strength, the 53CLife is one of the best.”
The new Holux GPSmile 53CLife portable automobile navigation device comes with some neat features including photo viewing, eBook, and MP3 player. It also comes with a stylus which makes it easy to enter destination addresses. There is 32MB of NAND flash memory on-board and 64MB SDRAM memory for operating system and embedded applications. More importantly, HandyMAP is the only GPS software that offers a free software upgrade option without having to pay for new hardware.
At the heart of the device is a Samsung S3C2440A processor running at 400MHz, with Windows CE .Net 5.0. The display is a spiffy 3.5-inch TFT-LCD capable of QVGA resolution at 16.7 million colors and it offers touch-screen interface as well.
The Holux GPSmile 53CLife provides users with easy-to-use, simple, and accurate automobile navigation. The modern technology, convenient operation, simple and accurate navigation of the GPSmile, provides users with a trouble-free driving experience.
Built-in MTK GPS solution, the newest-generation, high-performance receiving chipset, ensures uninterrupted reception and eliminates blind spots.