April 25, 2013
Softbank launches “GPS 201Z Mimamori”, a petite GPS Tracker
It may look mundane, but this utilitarian gadget is more useful than not, and that too at a steal-away price. It’ a GPS tracking device manufactured by Softbank, Japan. “GPS 201Z Mimamori” can be coupled with a specific email id. It hourly sends out emails tracking the route taken or can be manually can be sent by pressing the button in the centre. It has dedicated software for smartphone and PC that’ll let the user chart the track, check the average speed, count calories burnt and can be used with Geotag feature to tag a location along with photographs clicked.
It will be launched on 26 April in Japan, and will be available only in white colour (silicon covers in 3 colours available). The dimensions are: 45 × 67 × 15 mm (W x H x D) and it weighs around 48g, It’s even dust and waterproof (IPX5/IP5X) and will be available for a monthly charge of 490 Yen for one device or 390 Yen for more than one device ($5/$4). The first 50,000 customers will get an additional “Ships” keychain with it.
[Via – Itmedia]