Garmin nuvifone G60 hits buffers – again

When we stalked the halls of Mobile World Congress back in February, we were assured that the much–delayed Garmin nuvifone G60 would finally be

Garmin initially touted the mobile in January 2008, saying it would hit shelves in September of that year. After hooking up with Asus to produce the ultimate GPS phone, that was put back to this summer. And now, this.

"Smartphones are complicated and bringing one to market that’s built totally from the ground up on a custom Linux platform is not an easy task,” Garmin President Cliff Pembl told Twice.

Sure Cliff, we hear you, but we're finding it hard to believe that this blower will ever grace the likes of Carphone Warehouse with its presence.

Just to get your mind refreshed, read our preview of the nuvifone now. And remember that the Windows Mobile Garmin–Asus M20 is also on its way.